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by: AnthonyP On  Thursday, October 16, 2008
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The Missouri Tigers and the Texas Longhorns will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Memorial Stadium.

Oddsmakers currently have the Longhorns listed as 5½-point favorites versus the Tigers, while the game’s total is sitting at 69.

Missouri was clipped 28-23 by Oklahoma State in Week 7, as 14.5-point favorites. The 51 points fell UNDER the posted total of 77.

Chase Daniel threw for 390 yards with a TD, while getting intercepted three times in the loss.

Colt McCoy went 28-for-35 for 277 yards with a touchdown, as Texas upset Oklahoma 45-35 at the Cotton Bowl in Week 7.

Texas cashed as 7-point underdogs as the teams played over the 58.5-point total set by oddsmakers.

 

 

 

Current streak:
Texas has won 6 straight games.

Team records:
Missouri: 5-1 SU, 3-2 ATS
Texas: 6-0 SU, 6-0 ATS

Missouri most recently:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on grass are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing within the conference are 7-3

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 7-3

A few trends to consider:
Missouri is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Missouri’s last 8 games on the road
Missouri is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Missouri is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Texas is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Texas is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next up:
Missouri home to Colorado, Saturday, October 25
Texas home to Oklahoma State, Saturday, October 25

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