The account of two Heisman Trophy-winning quarterbacks in his first two years does Lincoln Riley garner respect. Oklahoma’s head coach is a quarterback whisperer that frequently schools visiting NFL coaches picking his brilliant brain. Riley could make it a Heisman Hat Trick this year with Alabama transfer Jalen Hurts. So far Hurts is putting up video game numbers that boggle the mind. Saturday marks Oklahoma’s and Hurts’ biggest college football betting games
a challenge to date. Texas is primed for the Red River Shootout from the Cotton Bowl. To begin with, the Longhorns have been a thorn in OU’s side.
Oklahoma Sooners Vs. Texas Longhorns
|Date and Time:||Saturday, October 12, 2019, Noon ET|
|Location:||Cotton Bowl, Dallas, Texas|
|Oklahoma vs. Texas TV Coverage:||FOX|
Oklahoma Sooners vs. Texas Longhorns Overview
Now Oklahoma has an offshore betting record of 5-0 straight up, 3-2 against the spread with 2-2-1 on totals. OU is coming off a 45-20 win at Kansas as 32-point overlays. Overall the Sooners have national metrics of first for total offense and 26th for points allowed.
Texas is 4-1 straight up, 3-2 against the spread, with 4-1 over the total. Last week the Longhorns got the cash in a 42-31 payout at West Virginia. Offensively the Horns are an impressive 13th for scoring. Of great concern is a defense ranked 104th in the country.
Key Sooners: QB Jalen Hurts (1523 YDS, 75% COMP, 14.0 AVG, 14 TD, 2 INT, 231.3 RTG, 57 RSH, 499 YDS, 8.8 AVG, 7 TD), RB Trey Sermon (45 RSH, 345 YDS, 7.7 AVG, 4 TD), WR CeeDee Lamb (18 REC, 439 YDS, 24.4 AVG, 7 TD)
Key Longhorns: QB Sam Ehlinger (1448 YDS, 69.4% COMP, 8.4 AVG, 17 TD, 2 INT, 9 SACK, 169.8 RTG), RB Keaontay Ingram (66 RSH, 313 YDS, 4.7 AVG, 3 TD, WR Devin Duvernay (45 REC, 463 YDS, 10.3 AVG, 4 TD)
And Against the Spread
The Sooners Are:
- 3-5-1 against the spread in their last nine games away from home
- 7-2 over the total on the road
- 1-6 vs. the odds in their head to head series with Texas
- 3-4 under the total head to head against the Longhorns
- 3-7-1 on the board vs. Big 12 teams away from home
- 8-1 over the total on the road vs. Big 12 schools
The Longhorns Are:
- 2-4 against the spread in their last six away games
- 2-10 under the total on the road
- 5-7 on the board away from home vs. Big 12 schools
- 2-9 under the total when on the Big 12 road
- 6-0 vs. the line as a dog to Oklahoma at the Cotton Bowl
- 2-3 under the total when getting points against the Sooners
Oklahoma Sooners vs. Texas Longhorns College Football Betting Games Picks
In this situation, Texas is a dangerous dog for College Football Betting Games. Consider the Longhorns have covered six straight in this series as s dog at the Cotton Bowl. Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger has shown the ability and resilience that will be needed for a matchup against Oklahoma. To be exact far lesser Texas teams have beaten Oklahoma in this Red River Shootout rivalry.
Oklahoma Sooners Vs. Texas Longhorns College Football Betting Games Pick: Texas Longhorns
Oklahoma Sooners Vs. Texas Longhorns College Football Betting Games Score Prediction: Texas 38, Oklahoma 35