NCAA Basketball Game Preview - Longhorns underdogs vs Sooners at Oklahoma

Texas Longhorns Oklahoma Sooners
21-7 March 01, 2014, 04:00 | Lloyd Noble Center 20-8



The Oklahoma Sooners will be trying to slam the Texas Longhorns on Saturday when the teams tip off at Lloyd Noble Center in college betting action.

This season, the Sooners are 20-8 overall and 16-10 ATS, while the Longhorns are 21-7 and 14-11 ATS. As for the totals, Oklahoma boasts a 15-10 on the OU, and Texas is 14-11.

View Texas Longhorns vs Oklahoma Sooners Odds and Stats.

College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Oklahoma Sooners as -5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.

The Sooners sit at No. 56 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Longhorns sit at No. 80 on the same chart.

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Texas was a 74-69 winner in its last match at home against Baylor. They covered the 4-point spread as favorites. The Longhorns grabbed a 74-69 win over the Bears on Wednesday, behind a 21-point effort from Javan Felix at Frank Erwin Center.

Oklahoma was an 83-75 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Kansas. They covered the 11-point spread as underdogs. Oklahoma got 18 points from Cameron Clark but lost anyway, 83-75, to Kansas on Monday at Allen Fieldhouse.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Oklahoma's No. 7-ranked offense, averaging 82.5 PPG, against a Longhorns defense that ranks No. 161 at 70.93 PPG. The Sooners field goal percentage has averaged 45.18% so far, more than the Longhorns marksmen have achieved on the year, 43.45% per game.

A few Longhorns at Sooners trends to consider:
Texas is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games
Texas is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Texas is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Oklahoma is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Oklahoma is 16-7 SU in its last 23 games
Oklahoma is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Oklahoma is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home


Next up:
Texas home to TCU, Wednesday, March 5th
Oklahoma at West Virginia, Wednesday, March 5th
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