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    The Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas is the setting for the No. 3 Texas Longhorns’ (5-0) matchup against the No. 12 Oklahoma Sooners (5-0) on October 7, 2023, starting at 12:00 PM ET, airing on ABC.

    The Longhorns are favored, but by less than a touchdown (-5.5), against the Sooners. The over/under for this matchup is 60.5 points.

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    Game Info for Texas vs. Oklahoma

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 7, 2023
    • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ABC
    • Location: Dallas, Texas
    • Stadium: Cotton Bowl
    Texas vs Oklahoma Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Texas -5.5 -110 -110 60.5 -111 -109 -149 +158

    Texas Pick Insights

    • Texas has posted a 3-2-0 record against the spread this season.
    • When it has played as at least 5.5-point favorites this season, Texas is 2-2 against the spread.
    • Texas has combined with its opponent to go over in one of five games with a set total (20%).

    Texas Stats & Insights

    • Texas has been surging on both sides of the ball, ranking 16th-best in total offense (478.4 yards per game) and 17th-best in total defense (290.8 yards allowed per game).
    • Texas ranks 30th in points scored this year (36 points per game), but has been shining on defense, ranking 12th-best in the FBS with 12.8 points allowed per game.
    • Offensively, Texas ranks 26th in the FBS with 286.6 passing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defense ranks 37th in passing yards allowed per contest (196.2).
    • Defensively, Texas has been a top-25 unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking 18th-best by surrendering just 94.6 per game. The Longhorns rank 35th on offense (191.8 rushing yards per game).
    • Texas ranks 57th in third-down conversion rate this season (42%), but has been thriving on the other side of the ball, ranking seventh-best in the FBS with a 26.9% third-down percentage allowed.
    • Texas has forced eight total turnovers (38th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over four times (18th in the FBS) for a turnover margin of +4, the 16th-best in college football.

    Texas’ Best Players

    • Quinn Ewers has thrown for 1,358 yards (271.6 ypg) to lead Texas, completing 66% of his passes and collecting 10 touchdown passes compared to one interception this season. He’s also figured in the ground game with 74 rushing yards on 25 carries with five rushing touchdowns.
    • Jonathon Brooks has 596 rushing yards on 85 carries with five touchdowns. He’s also tacked on five catches for 87 yards (17.4 per game) and one touchdown via the passing game.
    • This season, CJ Baxter has carried the ball 38 times for 158 yards (31.6 per game) and one touchdown.
    • Xavier Worthy’s leads his squad with 345 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 26 catches (out of 36 targets) and scored three touchdowns.
    • Adonai Mitchell has hauled in 22 receptions totaling 321 yards, finding the end zone four times as a receiver so far this campaign.
    • Ja’Tavion Sanders has compiled 13 grabs for 278 yards, an average of 55.6 yards per game. He’s scored one time as a receiver this season.
    • Ethan Burke has 2.5 sacks to lead the team, and also has four TFL and 14 tackles.
    • Jaylan Ford is the team’s leading tackler this year. He’s collected 25 tackles, two TFL, and two interceptions.
    • Jerrin Thompson leads the team with two interceptions, while also recording six tackles and two passes defended.

    Oklahoma Betting Insights

    • Oklahoma has gone 5-0-0 ATS this year.
    • Out of Oklahoma’s five games with a set total, three have hit the over (60%).

    Oklahoma Pick Insights

    • Oklahoma’s offensive attack has been leading the charge for the team, as it ranks ninth-best in the FBS with 510 total yards per contest. In terms of defense, it is surrendering 319 total yards per game, which ranks 30th.
    • Oklahoma has been a top-25 unit on both offense and defense this season, as it ranks third-best in points per game (47.4) and fourth-best in points surrendered per game (10.8).
    • Oklahoma’s pass defense ranks 52nd in the FBS with 212.8 passing yards allowed per game, but it has been carried by its offense, which ranks seventh-best by racking up 352.4 passing yards per contest.
    • From an offensive standpoint, Oklahoma is compiling 157.6 rushing yards per contest (66th-ranked). It ranks 29th in the FBS on the other side of the ball (106.2 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • Things have been going well for Oklahoma on both offense and defense on third down, as it is putting up a 54.4% third-down conversion percentage (sixth-best) and surrendering a 27.3% third-down rate (ninth-best).
    • Oklahoma sports a top-25 turnover margin this season, ranking fourth-best at +8.

    Oklahoma’s Best Players

    • Dillon Gabriel has thrown for 1,593 yards (318.6 per game) while completing 75.2% of his passes and tossing 15 touchdown passes with two interceptions this season. He’s also run for 95 yards with four touchdowns.
    • Marcus Major is his team’s leading rusher with 51 carries for 199 yards, or 39.8 per game. He’s found the end zone one time on the ground, as well.
    • Tawee Walker has racked up 193 yards on 38 carries with two touchdowns.
    • Andrel Anthony’s 387 receiving yards (77.4 yards per game) are a team high. He has 22 receptions on 28 targets with one touchdown.
    • Jalil Farooq has put together a 285-yard season so far with two touchdowns. He’s caught 15 passes on 22 targets.
    • Nic Anderson’s 12 targets have resulted in 10 grabs for 279 yards and five touchdowns.
    • Danny Stutsman, the team’s tackle and sacks leader, has collected two sacks, four TFL, 31 tackles, and one interception.
    • Gentry Williams has a team-high two interceptions to go along with 12 tackles, three TFL, and two passes defended.
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