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    Star runner Jonathon Brooks and the Texas Longhorns (6-1) face the BYU Cougars (5-2) on Saturday at 3:30 PM ET at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium.

    The Longhorns are expected to win by at least two TDs (currently -20) against the Cougars. The over/under for this game is 50 points.

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    Game Info for Texas vs. BYU

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 28, 2023
    • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ABC
    • Location: Austin, Texas
    • Stadium: Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium
    Texas vs BYU Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Texas -20 -111 -109 50 -110 -110 -1327 +783

    Texas Pick Insights

    • Texas has a 3-4-0 record against the spread this season.
    • Texas is 0-3 against the spread when favored by 20 points or more this season.
    • Two of Texas’ seven games with a set total have hit the over (28.6%).

    Texas Stats & Insights

    • Texas ranks 39th in total defense this season (333.1 yards allowed per game), but has been thriving on the other side of the ball, ranking 15th-best in the FBS with 468.4 total yards per game.
    • Texas sports the 26th-ranked offense this year (34.4 points per game), and has been more effective on defense, ranking 17th-best with just 17.4 points allowed per game.
    • Texas ranks 77th in pass defense this year (234.9 passing yards allowed per game), but has been shining on the other side of the ball, ranking 24th-best in the FBS with 289 passing yards per game.
    • Defensively, Texas has been a top-25 unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking 16th-best by surrendering only 98.3 per game. The Longhorns rank 36th on offense (179.4 rushing yards per game).
    • Texas ranks 78th in third-down conversion rate this season (38.9%), but has been playing really well on the other side of the ball, ranking seventh-best in the FBS with a 28.7% third-down conversion rate allowed.
    • With 10 forced turnovers (62nd in the FBS) against seven turnovers committed (25th in the FBS), Texas’ +3+3 turnover margin ranks 29th in college football.

    Texas’ Best Players

    • Quinn Ewers has 1,915 yards passing for Texas, completing 70.9% of his passes and recording 13 touchdowns and three interceptions this season.
    • Brooks has racked up 824 yards on 127 carries while finding the end zone six times. He’s also caught 18 passes for 172 yards (24.6 per game) and one touchdown through the air.
    • This season, CJ Baxter has carried the ball 51 times for 218 yards (31.1 per game) and two touchdowns.
    • Xavier Worthy has hauled in 40 catches for 545 yards (77.9 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone four times as a receiver.
    • Adonai Mitchell has put together a 368-yard season so far with five touchdowns, reeling in 26 passes on 39 targets.
    • Ja’Tavion Sanders’ 16 grabs are good enough for 320 yards and one touchdown.
    • Ethan Burke leads the team with 3.5 sacks, and also has five TFL and 24 tackles.
    • Jaylan Ford, Texas’ leading tackler, has 38 tackles, four TFL, one sack, and two interceptions this year.
    • Jerrin Thompson has picked off a team-leading two passes. He also has 16 tackles and two passes defended to his name.

    BYU Betting Insights

    • So far this season, BYU has put together a 3-2-0 record against the spread.
    • Four of BYU’s five games with a set total have hit the over (80%).

    BYU Pick Insights

    • BYU has been struggling on offense, ranking 10th-worst with 301.9 total yards per game. It has been more productive on the other side of the ball, giving up 396.7 total yards per contest (96th-ranked).
    • With 27.6 points per game on offense, BYU ranks 74th in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 61st, allowing 24.3 points per contest.
    • In terms of passing, BYU ranks 73rd in the FBS (222.6 passing yards per game) and 101st defensively (246.4 passing yards allowed per game).
    • BYU’s rushing offense has been a bottom-25 unit this season, registering 79.3 rushing yards per game, which ranks second-worst in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, it ranks 81st with 150.3 rushing yards allowed per contest.
    • BYU ranks eighth-worst in third-down conversion rate (30.1%), but it has been more productive on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 103rd in the FBS with a 43.4% third-down rate allowed.
    • BYU has a top-25 turnover margin this season, ranking fourth-best at +9.

    BYU’s Best Players

    • Kedon Slovis has put up 1,519 passing yards, or 217 per game, so far this season. He has completed 56.6% of his passes and has collected 12 touchdowns with four interceptions.
    • LJ Martin has run for 438 yards on 96 carries so far this year while scoring four times on the ground.
    • Aidan Robbins has piled up 26 carries and totaled 78 yards.
    • Chase Roberts’ 430 receiving yards (61.4 yards per game) are a team high. He has 29 catches on 48 targets with four touchdowns.
    • Isaac Rex has caught 23 passes and compiled 316 receiving yards (45.1 per game) with one touchdown.
    • Darius Lassiter’s 43 targets have resulted in 23 receptions for 272 yards and four touchdowns.
    • Tyler Batty leads the team with 3.5 sacks, and also has three TFL and 25 tackles.
    • BYU’s tackle leader, Max Tooley, has 47 tackles, one TFL, one sack, and one interception this year.
    • Jakob Robinson has picked off a team-leading four passes. He also has 31 tackles and four passes defended to his name.

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