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Oklahoma SoonersTexas Longhorns
11-2January 04, 2014, 08:00 | Frank Erwin Center11-2



Texas looks to cover the Longhorns-Sooners pointspread on Saturday and improve its overall 11-2 mark when they host Oklahoma in college basketball wagering action.

Texas battles the Sooners, currently sitting with a 11-2 mark (6-5 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 5-5 for the Longhorns and 8-2 for the Sooners.

View Oklahoma Sooners vs Texas Longhorns Odds and Stats.

The Sooners were listed as 6-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Longhorns rated this week at No. 62 and the Sooners sitting at No. 50.

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Last time out for Oklahoma, they were a 102-98 loser as they battled Louisiana Tech at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 3.5-point favorite. Oklahoma came out on the wrong end of a high-scoring game in their last game Monday, as they suffered a 102-98 loss against Louisiana Tech.

Texas was a 66-44 winner in their most recent outing at home against Rice. They covered the 17.5-point spread as favorites. The Longhorns blew out Rice on Monday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 66-44 win at Frank Erwin Center.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Sooners is ranked No. 29 in NCAA hoops at 40.23 per game. Contrast that with Texas’s No. 8 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Texas is the No. 190-ranked team in the country at 5.31 per game, while Oklahoma rates No. 64 at 7.38 per game.

A few Sooners at Longhorns trends to consider:
Oklahoma is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Oklahoma is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Oklahoma is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Oklahoma is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Texas
Texas is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
Texas is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
Texas is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games at home
Texas is 6-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Oklahoma


Next up:
Oklahoma home to Kansas, Wednesday, January 8th
Texas at Oklahoma State, Wednesday, January 8th

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