Sixth-ranked Texas gets one of their toughest tests of the season on Saturday night as they go to Texas Tech but the Longhorns are still favored by those that bet on college football.
The Longhorns are 3-point favorites in college football betting at Sbgglobal with the total on the game at 51.
This is one of the high profile games on ABC on Saturday night. If the Longhorns are going to be national title contenders they can’t afford to slip up and lose this game. Texas is 2-0 on the season but it is hard to know just how good they are as they played Rice and Wyoming.
September Domination – The Longhorns have simply been fantastic in the month of September. They are already 2-0 this month and they have won 32 of their last 35 in the month of September. The Longhorns are 10-2 in Big 12 openers under head coach Mack Brown.
Garrett Gilbert – Last week Gilbert was 22 of 35 for 222 yards with a touchdown. The Longhorns had 389 yards of total offense last week. Mike Davis had 104 yards and a touchdown. Gilbert will get a good test this week on the road against Texas Tech.
Tuberville’s Red Raiders – Texas Tech is also unbeaten with wins over SMU and New Mexico. The Red Raiders offense looks just as good as it was under Mike Leach and the defense is better. Quarterback Tyler Potts has seven TDs this season and no interceptions. Receiver Lyle Leong has 15 catches for 217 yards and five touchdowns this season.
Series History – The Longhorns have won 44 of the 59 all-time games including nine of the last 11. Here are more betting stats to consider as you bet on college football on Saturday’s game. The Longhorns are 0-4 against the spread in their last 4 road games. The Over is 4-1 in the Longhorns last 5 conference games. The Over is 20-9-1 in the Longhorns last 30 road games. The Under is 4-0 in the Red Raiders last 4 conference games. The Over is 7-3 in the Red Raiders last 10 home games. The last four meetings between Texas and Texas Tech have gone over the total.