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The Oklahoma State Cowboys will try to remain undefeated this week by going into Texas and beating the Longhorns.

Texas had won 12 straight games against Oklahoma State before the Cowboys beat the Longhorns 33-16 last season. And the Longhorns continue to be a disaster for bettors - they are now 6-14 ATS in their past 20 games overall.

Brandon Weeden threw for 288 yards and five touchdowns in the first half last week against Kansas.

View Oklahoma State vs Texas Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: The Cowboys were listed as 7.5-point favorites on the opening NCAA football line at most sportsbooks tracked by OddsShark and it hasn't moved much during the week. No total was available early in the week but it opened at 65 with the best OVER line (64.5) at BetOnline today.

Power Rankings / Prediction: It's a betting matchup between the No. 19-rated Longhorns and the No. 37-ranked Cowboys, according to the NCAAF Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 57-41 result in favor of the Cowboys.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Texas's No. 51-ranked offense (30.8 PPG) against a Cowboys defense that ranks No. 71 at 27.6 PPG. The Longhorns passing attack has averaged 216.4 yards per game, less than the Cowboys give up through the air (272.2 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Cowboys feature the league's No. 115-rated road run defense, allowing 263.5 yards per game. Texas, meanwhile, ranks No. 84 in rushing offense at home.

Oklahoma State was a 70-28 winner in their most recent outing at home against Kansas. They covered the 31–point spread as favorites, while the total score (98) made winners of OVER bettors.

Texas was a 55-17 loser in its last match at home against Oklahoma. They failed to cover the 11–point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 72 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Oklahoma State Cowboys Trends:
When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on turf are 9-1
After outgaining opponent are 8-2
When playing within the conference are 8-2

Texas Longhorns Trends:
When playing in October are 6-4
When playing on turf are 4-6
After being outgained are 10-0
When playing within the conference are 3-7

A few Cowboys at Longhorns trends to consider:
Oklahoma State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Oklahoma State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Oklahoma State's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Oklahoma State's last 5 games when playing on the road against Texas
Texas is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games when playing Oklahoma State
Texas is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Oklahoma State
Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games when playing at home against Oklahoma State

Next up:
Oklahoma State at Missouri, Saturday, October 22
Texas home to Kansas, Saturday, October 29

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