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Red River Rivalry Odds: Texas vs Sooners

In the 107th edition of the Red River Shoot-Out 4-1 Texas and 3-1 Oklahoma clash at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas (noon ET, ABC).

The Longhorns, coming off a wild loss to West Virginia, were early three-point underdogs vs. the Sooners, who beat Texas 55-17.

Texas is in a 2-7 ATS slump in its last nine games as an underdog and they remained 3-point dogs by midweek at most of the best online sportsbooks on the web.

The Sooners have only covered the spread four times in their past dozen games vs Big 12 foes. But a majority of bettors were backing them at 5Dimes and on the Odds Shark college football consensus.

View Texas vs Oklahoma Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: On the opening line for this matchup, the Sooners sat as 3-point favorites, according to 5Dimes. The total, meanwhile, was 60.5 at Sportsbook.ag at midweek.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The Power Rankings at OddsShark have the No. 15-rated Longhorns taking on the No. 14-rated Sooners in this contest. Handicapping models indicate a 54-52 win for the Sooners on Saturday.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Oklahoma's No. 24-ranked offense (38.2 PPG) against a Longhorns defense that ranks No. 66 at 26.4 PPG. The Sooners passing attack has averaged 273 yards per game, more than the Longhorns give up through the air (221.8 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Longhorns feature the league's No. 93-rated road run defense, allowing 222.5 yards per game. Oklahoma, meanwhile, ranks No. 33 in rushing offense at home.

In their last action, Texas was a 48-45 loser at home against West Virginia. They failed to cover the 7.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (93) was profitable news for OVER bettors. In their last game, the Longhorns were Week 6 losers coming out on the wrong end of 48-45 score against West Virginia.

Last time out for Oklahoma, they were a 41-20 winner as they battled Texas Tech on the road. Oklahoma covered in the match as a 4-point favorite, while 61 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Oklahoma cruised to victory in its last outing, as they ran up a 41-20 score against Texas Tech at Jones AT&T Stadium.

Texas Longhorns Trends:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on grass are 8-2
After being outgained are 6-4
When an underdog on the road are 7-3

Oklahoma Sooners Trends:
When playing in October are 8-2
When playing on grass are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When favored at home are 8-2

A few Longhorns at Sooners trends to consider:
Texas is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Texas is 4-7-1 ATS in its last 12 games when playing Oklahoma
Texas is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games when playing Oklahoma
Oklahoma is 18-4 SU in its last 22 games
Oklahoma is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games when playing Texas
Oklahoma is 2-4-1 ATS in its last 7 games when playing Texas

Next up:
Texas home to Baylor, Saturday, October 20
Oklahoma home to Kansas, Saturday, October 20