Texas Longhorns vs Mississippi Rebels Odds
Two teams shooting for 3-0 starts meet when Texas visits Ole Miss Saturday night (9:15 pm Eastern, ESPN).
The Longhorns, 2-0 after dumping New Mexico 45-0, are 10-point favorites over the Rebs, who are 2-0 after beating UTEP 28-10.
Of note, six of the last seven Texas games played UNDER the total (see the latest over under lines at GTbets.eu).
Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Rebels, currently No. 64 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Longhorns, who rate No. 24 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 59-47 victory for the Longhorns.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Mississippi's No. 28-ranked offense (38.5 PPG) against a Longhorns defense that ranks No. 8 at 8.5 PPG. The Rebels passing attack has averaged 268 yards per game, more than the Longhorns give up through the air (155.5 YPG on average).
In their last action, Texas was a 45-0 winner at home against New Mexico. They covered the 39.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (45) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Texas cruised to victory in its last outing, as they ran up a 45-0 score against New Mexico at Memorial Stadium.
In their last action, Mississippi was a 28-10 winner at home against Texas El Paso. They covered the 8-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (38) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Jeff Scott tore up the turf for 113 rushing yards in the latest Rebels game, a 28-10 win over the Miners at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
Texas Longhorns Trends:
When playing in September are 9-1
When playing on turf are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing outside the conference are 9-1
Mississippi Rebels Trends:
When playing in September are 5-5
When playing on turf are 3-7
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing outside the conference are 7-3
A few Longhorns at Rebels trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas's last 7 games
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Texas is 17-6 SU in its last 23 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games on the road
Mississippi is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games at home
Mississippi is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
Mississippi is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games at home
Mississippi is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games
Texas at Oklahoma State, Saturday, September 29
Mississippi at Tulane, Saturday, September 22