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NCAA hoops odds preview - Oklahoma State vs. Texas

Oklahoma State CowboysTexas Longhorns
Feb 9, 1:45 PM | Frank Erwin Center

Oklahoma State Cowboys vs Texas Longhorns Odds

16-5TEAM RECORD10-12

The Texas Longhorns will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Oklahoma State Cowboys at Frank Erwin Center on Saturday in NCAA hoops play.

The Cowboys will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 10-10 ATS against the number this season, while the Longhorns are 11-9 ATS. Oklahoma State is 7-12 on the totals; Texas is 8-12.

View Oklahoma State vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 3.5-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Longhorns - Cowboys odds would favor the Cowboys if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Texas is rated No. 64 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Oklahoma State is at No. 27. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 75-66 win for the Cowboys.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Cowboys rank No. 92 in NCAA Division 1 with 36.9 per game. That compares with Texas’s No. 49 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Texas is college basketball's No. 302-ranked team at 4.7 per game, while the Cowboys rate No. 197 with 6 per game.

Defensively, Oklahoma State features the nation's No. 136-rated defense on the road, allowing 68 points per game. Texas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 278 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Oklahoma State, they were a 69-67 winner as they battled Baylor at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 7-point favorite. Oklahoma State earned a 69-67 victory over Baylor on Wednesday, getting 14 points from Marcus Smart at Gallagher-Iba Arena.

Texas lost its last outing, a 60-58 result against West Virginia on February 4. They covered in that game as a 6-point underdog. Texas suffered a 60-58 loss against West Virginia on Monday, getting 14 points from Sheldon McClellan in a losing effort at WVU Colliseum.

Oklahoma State Cowboys Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Texas Tech are 2-8
After playing Baylor are 5-5
After a win are 7-3

Texas Longhorns Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Iowa State are 3-7
After playing West Virginia are 1-2
After a loss are 5-5

A few Cowboys at Longhorns trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Oklahoma State's last 11 games when playing on the road against Texas
Oklahoma State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Oklahoma State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Oklahoma State is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Texas
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Oklahoma State
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of Texas's last 11 games when playing at home against Oklahoma State
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas's last 7 games when playing Oklahoma State
Texas is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games when playing Oklahoma State

Next up:
Oklahoma State at Texas Tech, Wednesday, February 13
Texas home to Iowa State, Wednesday, February 13