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Preview: Texas Longhorns vs. Oklahoma Sooners

by: AnthonyP On  Friday, October 10, 2008

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The Texas Longhorns and the Oklahoma Sooners will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Memorial Stadium.

Oddsmakers currently have the Sooners listed as 6-point favorites versus the Longhorns, while the game’s total is sitting at 55½.

Chris Ogbonnaya ran for a touchdown and caught another as Texas defeated Colorado 38-14 in Week 6. Texas covered the 13-point spread, while the 52 points fell UNDER the posted total of 53.5.

Ogbonnaya finished with 72 yards rushing and another 115 yards receiving for Texas.

Oklahoma put up 28 points in the first quarter and cruised to a 49-17 win over Baylor in Week 6.

The Sooners covered the 24-point spread, while the combined final score played OVER the day’s posted total of 61.

 

 

Current streak:
Texas has won 5 straight games.
Oklahoma has won 5 straight games.

Team records:
Texas: 5-0 SU, 5-0 ATS
Oklahoma: 5-0 SU, 4-0 ATS

Texas most recently:
When playing in October are 9-1
When playing on grass are 9-1
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 6-4

Oklahoma most recently:
When playing in October are 9-1
When playing on grass are 9-1
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing within the conference are 8-2

A few trends to consider:
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Texas is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
Texas is 19-2 SU in its last 21 games on the road
Texas is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Oklahoma is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Oklahoma is 22-2 SU in its last 24 games at home
Oklahoma is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games when playing Texas

Next up:
Texas home to Missouri, Saturday, October 18
Oklahoma home to Kansas, Saturday, October 18

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