As far as sports rivalries go, very few have a long competitive history fiercer than the Texas Longhorns and Oklahoma Sooners, commonly known as the Red River Rivalry. With over a hundred years since their first match in 1900, many coaches, fans and players have come and gone, but the rivalry seemingly gets more ferocious with every passing decade. This coming weekend, fans from both teams have an opportunity to rekindle their emotional affair when they meet in their usual neutral site—the Cotton Bowl Stadium located in Dallas. But who has the best football odds to win this game?
Saturday, October 11, 12:00 PM, Cotton Bowl, Dallas, TexasThe Red River Rivalry in Numbers!
- Out of 108 games between the two teams, the Longhorns brag of 60 wins against 43 for the Sooners. The remaining 5 games have ended in ties.
- The Longhorns have the longest winning streak of 8 games (1940-1947) against 6 games (1952-1957 for the Sooners.
- Oklahoma recorded the best margin of victory with the 65-13 blowout of Texas in the year 2003. The best win margin for Texas came in the 40-7 victory in 1941.
- The latest victory in the match up came in 2013 for the Longhorns when they won 36-20. In spite of this recent victory, the Longhorns have dropped three of their last four meetings with the Sooners, both ATS and SU.