Texas vs Oklahoma 2018 Big 12 Championship Odds

Texas vs Oklahoma 2018 Big 12 Championship Odds

Written by on November 27, 2018

The Texas Longhorns and Oklahoma Sooners renew their rivalry on Saturday, Dec. 1 in the Big 12 Championship. Texas has a shot to garner a bid for a New Year’s Day Bowl while the Oklahoma Sooners can possibly punch their ticket to the College Football Playoff. Both teams hope to make a statement on Saturday.

Texas vs Oklahoma 2018 Big 12 Championship Odds

Weather Forecast

  • Clear: 19°C/66°F
  • Humidity: 34%
  • Precipitation: 0%
  • Wind: 16 mph W
  • Cloud Cover: 28%
  • Type of Stadium: Retractable

Why #14 Texas is a good bet +7.5?

After two straight losses, the Longhorns are back on the winning track. Texas dropped games to West Virginia, 41-42, and to Oklahoma State, 35-38. Since then, the Longhorns have looked great.

Texas beat Texas Tech 41-34, Iowa State 24-10, and Kansas 24-17. The Longhorns have a ton of momentum behind them heading into their Big 12 Championship battle with their biggest rivals, the Oklahoma Sooners.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Average Score For: 31.7
  • Total Yards: 414.7
  • Pass Yards: 257.4
  • Rush Yards: 157.2
Defense:
  • Average Score Against: 25.2
  • Total Yards: 392.2
  • Pass Yards: 255.8
  • Rush Yards: 136.5

Why #6 Oklahoma is a good bet -7.5?

Few teams, if any, can keep up with the Sooners’ offense. Oklahoma averages close to 50 points per game. They’ve scored 48 or more in their last 6. Oklahoma scored 50 or more in wins over TCU, Kansas State, Texas Tech, Kansas, and West Virginia.

In their last, an elimination bout, Oklahoma beat West Virginia 59-56 on the road. Even if Texas can manage to keep up with Oklahoma like they did in the Red River Rivalry, the Sooners will eventually pull away from the Longhorns.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Average Score For: 50.3
  • Total Yards: 584.2
  • Pass Yards: 319.4
  • Rush Yards: 264.8
Defense:
  • Average Score Against: 32.8
  • Total Yards: 449
  • Pass Yards: 286.6
  • Rush Yards: 162.4

NCAA Football  Betting Trends for Texas vs Oklahoma

  • Texas is 2-3-1 ATS in the last 6 games
  • Texas is 9-2 SU in the last 11 games
  • The total went  UNDER in 16 of Texas’s last 24 games
  • Oklahoma is 1-3-1 ATS in the last 5 games
  • Oklahoma is 5-0 SU in the last 5 games
  • The total went OVER in 7 of Oklahoma’s last 8 games

Texas vs Oklahoma Final Betting Analysis

Texas beat Oklahoma 48-45 in overtime earlier this season in the Red River Rivalry. Although the Longhorns didn’t look great when battling Kansas in Week 13, they no doubt had their minds already on this game.

The Longhorns are a decent football team. They’re good enough to keep this one desperately close on their own. Luckily for Texas, Oklahoma will help them keep it close because it doesn’t appear the Sooners play defense anymore. Oklahoma’s given up way too many points in their last few games.

Texas covers while Oklahoma squeaks out a victory.

NCAAF Big 12 Championship Pick: Texas +7.5  
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