|ESPN2 College Football Game of the Week Odds: Texas A&M vs. Arkansas|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 27 September 2013 08:00|
Texas A&M vs. Arkansas Odds
Texas A&M is 3-1 overall, 3-1 against the spread and playing in its first road game. Arkansas is 3-1 overall, 3-0 at home and 1-3 against the spread. Arkansas has won three of its last four against Texas A&M.
Trends show that the Razorbacks are 1-9 against the spread in their last 10 games against a team with a winning record. Texas A&M is 6-0 against the spread in its last 6 games in September and 4-0 ATS in its last 4 road games.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Texas A&M is the favorite on the road, as the Aggies have odds of -14 points at Arkansas. The over/under total for the game has been set at 62 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Texas A&M favored by 14 points and the spread hasn’t changed. The over/under total opened at 64 points and has made a quick drop to 62.
Texas A&M is coming off a 42-13 win at home against SMU. The Aggies are averaging 50.3 points per game on offense, but the defense is giving up 30.3 points per contest. Heisman winner Johnny Manziel has thrown for 1,228 yards and 12 touchdowns while rushing for 255 yards and three scores. Receiver Mike Evans has caught 22 passes for 575 yards and three touchdowns.
Arkansas suffered its first loss of 2013 last week, losing to Rutgers, 28-24. The Razorbacks have scored an average of 28.3 points per game on offense while the defense is allowing 16.5 points per contest. The offense is being led by its running back duo of Alex Collins and Jonathan Williams. The two have run for 899 yards and 5 touchdowns through the two games.
In terms of Injuries, Texas A&M defensive back Floyd Raven (collarbone) is questionable for the game while receiver Ricky Seals-Jones is out with a knee injury. Arkansas cornerback Jared Collins (illness) and quarterback Austin Allen (shoulder) are both questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Texas A&M, as the Aggies are getting 92% of the wagers with odds of -14 points at Arkansas on Saturday.