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BYU Cougars vs Texas Longhorns Week 2 Betting Prediction and Odds

BYU Cougars


Texas Longhorns
Saturday, September 06, 2014 7:30 PM ET
Memorial Stadium

The Cougars rolled over Connecticut 35-10 in their season opener to easily cover as 15-point favorites on the road.

The total stayed UNDER the 54-point closing line. Going back to last season BYU is still just 1-4-1 ATS in their its last six games and the total stayed UNDER in six of their last seven outings.

Texas was favored by 20.5 points at home against North Texas in its season opener and it came through with a 38-7 romp. The total stayed UNDER the 47.5-point closing line. The Longhorns are 4-2 ATS in their last six home games.

The spread was -3.5 over at Bovada midweek while the total was low at 47 at [custom:betdsi].

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Computer Prediction: BYU Cougars vs Texas Longhorns Pick

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 29-18 result in favor of the Longhorns. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

BYU Cougars vs Texas Longhorns Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Texas Longhorns are 1-0 so far on the season, and 1-0 ATS vs the point spread. The BYU Cougars, meanwhile, are 1-0 and 1-0 ATS. Those over under betting have seen Texas go 0-1 and the BYU Cougars go 0-1 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs BYU injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 46-rated Texas Longhorns and the No. 33-ranked BYU Cougars, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

How BYU Cougars vs Texas Longhorns Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Texas Longhorns No. 49-ranked offense (38 PPG) against a BYU Cougars defense that ranks No. 29 at 10 PPG. The Texas Longhorns passing attack has averaged 190 yards per game, less than the BYU Cougars give up through the air (284 YPG on average).

Defensively, the BYU Cougars feature the league's No. 9-rated road run defense, allowing 71 yards per game. Texas, meanwhile, ranks No. 54 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

BYU was a 35-10 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Huskies. They covered the -15-point spread as favorites, while the total score (45) made winners of UNDER bettors. Taysom Hill led his team to victory last time out, throwing for 308 yards Friday as the Cougars downed the Huskies 35-10 at Rentschler Field.

Texas won its last outing, a 38-7 result against Mean Green on August 30. Texas covered in that game as a -20.5-point favorite, while the 45 combined points took the game UNDER the total. Last time out, North Texas could not slow down John Harris, who managed 110 receiving yards in the Longhorns 38-7 victory over the Mean Green Saturday.

BYU Cougars vs Texas Longhorns Betting Odds Trends

BYU is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games
BYU is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of BYU's last 7 games
BYU is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Texas is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 5 games
Texas is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

BYU home to Houston, Thursday, September 11th
Texas home to UCLA, Saturday, September 13th