|2013 Red River Rivalry College Football Odds: Texas vs. Oklahoma|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 09 October 2013 11:00|
Texas vs. Oklahoma Odds
Oklahoma is 5-0 overall, 2-0 in the Big 12 and 3-2 against the spread. Texas is 3-2 overall, 2-0 in the Big 12 and 2-3 against the spread. Oklahoma has won three straight meetings with Texas.
Trends show that Oklahoma is 3-0-1 against the spread in its last 4 against Texas and the two have hit the over in 4 of their last 5 meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Oklahoma is the favorite in this game, as the Sooners have odds of -14 points against Texas on Saturday. The over/under total has been set at 57 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Oklahoma favored by 12.5 points. The spread never was lower than that and has hit its peak of Oklahoma -14. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 57 points.
Oklahoma is off to a 5-0 start thanks to a 20-17 win over TCU last week. The Sooners are holding opponents to just 13 points per game on defense, while the offense is posting 31.2 points and 454.2 yards per game. Quarterback Blake Bell has thrown for 835 yards and six touchdowns while rushing for 175 yards. Brennan Clay has rushed for 450 yards and three scores.
Texas has won back-to-back games, including a 31-30 thriller at Iowa State last week. The Longhorns scored the game-winning touchdown in the final minutes. Offensively, Texas is averaging 32.4 points and 459 yards per game, while the defense is allowing 28.4 points per game. The team is being led by running back Johnathan Gray, who has rushed for 439 yards and four touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Oklahoma linebacker Corey Nelson (pectoral) is out for the rest of the season while defensive end D.J. Ward is questionable with a stomach issue. Texas tackle Josh Cochran (shoulder) and linebacker Demarco Cobbs (knee) are both questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Oklahoma, as the Sooners are getting 82% of the wagers with odds of -14 points against Texas on Saturday.