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Texas Longhorns Host the Maryland Terrapins in Week 1 NCAA Football Betting Odds Action

Texas looks to cover the Longhorns-Terrapins point spread this week and improve its overall 0-0 mark when they host Maryland in Week 1 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Texas Longhorns were listed as -17.5-point favorites at sportsbooks such as Bovada on the college football lines menu.

Odds Shark prediction models picked the Longhorns to win this game on Saturday 39-19. Check the picks page or matchup report during the week as factors may cause that prediction to be re-run. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Maryland Terrapins vs Texas Longhorns Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Texas will face the 0-0 Maryland Terrapins, who own a 0-0 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Texas Longhorns are 0-0 so far this season while the Terrapins are 0-0. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Maryland injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 78-rated Texas Longhorns and the No. 108-ranked Maryland Terrapins, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Texas Longhorns No. -ranked offense ( PPG) against a Maryland Terrapins defense that ranks No. at PPG. The Texas Longhorns passing attack has averaged yards per game, more than the Maryland Terrapins give up through the air ( YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Maryland Terrapins own the league's No. 114-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 259.14 yards per game when on the road. Texas, on the other hand, rates No. 46 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Ty Johnson went over the 100-yard mark (159) in his team's latest effort, but Boston College still defeated Maryland by a score of 36-30.

D'Onta Foreman tore up the turf for 165 rushing yards in the latest Longhorns game, a 31-9 loss to the Horned Frogs at Memorial Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Maryland is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Maryland is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Maryland's last 6 games
  • Maryland is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Texas is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Texas is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 5 games
  • Texas is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Maryland home to Towson, Saturday, September 9th
Texas home to San Jose State, Saturday, September 9th