There’s a huge battle in the Big 12 and more importantly, the top 25 tonight in college basketball as the No. 11 Texas Longhorns travel to Oklahoma to take on the No. 5 Sooners. Let’s take a look at the odds, trends, injuries and hand out a College Basketball Free Pick for this matchup.
Tip off: 9:00 PM ET
Odds: Oddsmakers from online sports book Sports Interaction have made Oklahoma a 4.5-point favorite.
Over/Under Total: 137
Public Betting Information: TheSpread.com public betting page shows that 58% of public bettors like Oklahoma –4.5 over Texas tonight.
Top Public Betting Trends:
TEXAS is 20-8 ATS (+11.2 Units) off a win against a conference rival over the last 3 seasons
Head-to-Head Series History
TEXAS is 5-0 against the spread versus OKLAHOMA over the last 3 seasons
TEXAS is 5-0 straight up against OKLAHOMA over the last 3 seasons
4 of 5 games in this series have gone UNDER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons
[F] Alexis Wangmene is expected to miss the entire season - Knee - 12/08/08
No significant injuries.
Free Pick: Our free pick for tonight’s game is the Longhorns +4.5. Texas has played Oklahoma well over the years and has covered the spread in five of its last five games vs. Oklahoma over the last three seasons. View Texas at Oklahoma Game Preview.
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Posted: 1/12/09 3:25PM ET