The 2nd-ranked and unbeaten Longhorns need a win on Thursday and a win next week in the Big 12 title game against Nebraska to advance to play for the national title.
College football odds have Texas more than a three touchdowns favorite against A&M.
College football betting line saw both Texas and Texas A&M win easily last week. The Aggies routed Baylor 38-3 while Texas rolled 51-20 over Kansas. A&M has done well at home this season going 5-1 so it may not be a cakewalk for the Longhorns on the college football betting line.
This college football betting line matchup on Thursday will be the 116th meeting between the two teams. Texas leads the all-time series 74-36-5 but A&M has won two of the last three meetings including two years ago at home. Last year it was Texas rolling in college football odds by a score of 49-9 over A&M. Texas is just 4-8 at A&M since 1985.
A&M has done well in home games televised on ESPN as they are 11-2. The Aggies have six wins on the college football betting line season and are already bowl eligible. A&M has lost 12 straight games to teams ranked in the AP Top 10. Five of those losses have come to Texas.
Texas comes into this college football betting line game 2nd in the country in points scored. Quarterback Colt McCoy was named the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week.
Texas is 4-0-1 vs. the college football betting line in their last 5 conference games. The Longhorns are 4-1 vs. the college football odds in their last 5 games as a road favorite. The Longhorns are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 meetings at Texas A&M.
The Aggies are 3-1-1 vs. the college football betting line in their last 5 home games but they are 1-5-1 ATS in their last 7 games as a home underdog. The Aggies are 1-5 vs. the college football betting line in their last 6 games in November. The home team is 9-2 vs. the college football betting line in the last 11 meetings.
18 of the last 26 Texas road games have gone over the college football betting line. The Over is 13-4-1 in the Aggies last 18 conference games. The Over is 5-2 in the Aggies last 7 games overall. The Under is 5-1-1 vs. the college football odds in the last 7 meetings in Texas A&M.