Despite not being ranked, the Rebels are favored on the college football betting line in this game that can be seen on Fox television.
AT&T Cotton Bowl betting has Mississippi as a three-point favorite with a total of 50.5. The Rebels will have to beat an Oklahoma State team trying to tie the school record for most wins in a season with 10. The Cowboys are coming off a college football betting line loss in their season finale to Oklahoma that cost them a BCS bowl bid. "If you're in it for the right reason, you'll never get over those games," said head coach Mike Gundy, "You have to move forward, and that's something that we had talked about after the game. I think the coaches have to be enthusiastic about getting back on the practice field and the chance to go to the Cotton Bowl and spend time together. That's the way we've approached it." AT&T Cotton Bowl betting has Oklahoma State led by quarterback Zac Robinson who has the ability to run and throw effectively.
This year, AT&T Cotton Bowl betting will not even take place form the Cotton Bowl. The game will be played at the new Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Normally it might be a letdown to move from the Cotton Bowl but not when you are playing at the $1.2 billion dollar Cowboys Stadium. "They can't wait," Mississippi head coach Houston Nutt said about his team. The Rebels are coming off a loss in their last game to Mississippi State that dropped them out of the Top 25. Jevan Snead threw three TDs in the loss but also threw three interceptions. That was the story for Snead this season as he did not live up to his advanced billing.
Last year the Rebels defeated Texas Tech in AT&T Cotton Bowl betting. It was the seventh win for Mississippi in their last eight bowl games. The Rebels are 7-0 vs. the college football betting line in their last 7 non-conference games but they are just 1-3-1 ATS in their last 5 vs. the Big 12.
AT&T Cotton Bowl betting indicates that the Cowboys are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 games as a college football betting line underdog.
The total trends for AT&T Cotton Bowl betting show that four of the last five Mississippi games have gone over the total. Five of the last seven Oklahoma State games have gone under.