2012 Alamo Bowl Prediction
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, Oregon State is currently a 3.5-point favorite versus Texas, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 57.5 points. The Longhorns enters the day with an 8-4 overall record and a 5-4 mark in the Big 12, while the Beavers finished 9-3 overall and 6-3 in the Pac-12.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Beavers opened as 1.5-point favorites but the line has been bet up to 3.5 at most sports books. As for the total, it has dropped from 60 points down to 57.5.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 72% of College Football public bettors currently favor the Beavers. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided to get the most updated public betting numbers.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL BOWL PICK: Take Texas. According to latest college football trends, the Longhorns are 4-1 against the spread in their last five non-conference games and 4-1 ATS in their last five games versus the Pac-12. The Beavers, meanwhile, are 1-4 against the spread in their lat five games following an ATS win and 0-4 ATS in their last four games following a straight up win of more than 20 points. Led by All-Big 12 First-Team selections Kenny Vaccaro and Alex Okafor, the Longhorns will hold Cody Vaz and Scott Crichton in check and at least keep the game within a field goal.
2012 ALAMO BOWL: TEXAS LONGHORNS +3.5