|2013 College Football Week 3 Odds & Spread: Ole Miss vs. Texas|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 13 September 2013 09:00|
Ole Miss vs. Texas Odds
Ole Miss is 2-0 on the season, 1-0 on the road and 1-1 against the spread. Texas is 1-1 overall, 1-0 at home and 1-1 against the spread. Texas beat Ole Miss last year, 66-31 on the road.
Trends show that Texas is 4-1 against the spread in its last 5 non-conference games while Ole Miss is 2-5 ATS in its last 8 games against a Big 12 opponent.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Texas is the slight favorite at home, as the Longhorns have odds of -2.5 points against Ole Miss on Saturday. The over/under total for the game has been set at 64 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Texas favored by 2.5 points and the spread hasn’t changed. The over/under total opened at 64.5 points and hit a peak of 65 before falling back to 64.
Ole Miss is coming off a 31-13 win over Southeast Missouri State to improve to 2-0. The Rebels are scoring 35 points per game thus far while allowing 24 points per contest. Ole Miss has been strong on the ground and in the air, averaging 239 rushing yards and 271.5 passing yards per contest. Quarterback Bo Wallace has thrown for 471 yards and two touchdowns this season while Jeff Scott and Barry Brunetti have combined for 281 rushing yards and four scores.
Texas is coming off a surprising 40-21 loss at BYU last week. The Cougars racked up 679 total yards of offense in the win, including 550 rushing yards. The performance by the Texas defense led to the program firing its defensive coordinator following the game. When it came to the offense, Texas had 445 yards of its own. Quarterback David Ash had 251 passing yards and two touchdowns in the loss while Johnathan Gray rushed for 90 yards on 13 carries.
In terms of Injuries, Ole Miss defensive back Charles Sawyer is questionable due to disciplinary issues while tight end Christian Morgan is questionable with a knee injury. Texas receiver Bryant Jackson is questionable with an ankle injury.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Texas, as the Longhorns are getting 57% of the wagers with odds of -2.5 points against Ole Miss on Saturday.