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Oklahoma-Texas Line Opens at -9 Favoring The Sooners

Written by:
Dan Shapiro
Published on:
Oct/03/2011
Oklahoma-Texas Line

The Oklahoma-Texas line has opened at -9 in favor of the visiting Sooners.

Oklahoma comes into this game after destroying Ball State last week by a score of 62-6. 

Tony Jefferson fueled a second-quarter scoring surge with interceptions on three straight drives, and the second-ranked Sooners geared up for their rivalry game against Texas next week by beating Ball State 62-6 on Saturday night.

"It was kind of weird. It just kept happening over and over again," Jefferson said.

Oklahoma and Texas come into this game undefeated.  Texas beat Iowa State last week by a score of 37-14.

Freshman David Ash threw for 145 yards and his first two career touchdown passes and 17th-ranked Texas drilled mistake-prone Iowa State 37-14 in the Big 12 opener for both teams.

"Last year, Iowa State forced the turnovers and we didn't," Texas coach Mark Brown said. Saturday "we forced the turnovers. If you force a lot of turnovers and take care of the football like we did tonight you're going to win a lot of football games." 

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Texas has covered 4 of the last 6 in this series with another game a push.  Oklahoma won last year by 8 points at home but that is less than the current line being presented. 

The Longhorns are 6-13 Against The Spread in their last 19 games overall.

Texas is 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games following a S.U. win.

The Longhorns are 1-5 ATS in their last 6 conference games.

The Longhorns are 0-5-1 ATS in their last 6 neutral site games.

The Sooners are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games following a SU win of more than 20 points.

The Sooners are 18-6 ATS in their last 24 games after accumulating more than 200 yards rushing in their previous game.

Oklahoma is 6-2 ATS vs. a team with a winning record

The Sooners are 0-5 ATS in their last 5 neutral site games as a favorite of 3.5-10.0.

The Sooners are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games after allowing less than 275 total yards in their previous game.

- Dan Shapiro, Gambling911.com

 

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