Texas Longhorns vs Oklahoma Sooners Prediction, 10/10/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Texas Longhorns vs Oklahoma Sooners
Date: Saturday, October 10, 2020
Location: Cotton Bowl
Odds/Point Spread: Texas (+3.5)
Spencer Rattler and the Oklahoma Sooners (1-2) host the Texas Longhorns (2-1) at Cotton Bowl on Saturday, October 10, 2020. The spread on this game has Oklahoma as 3.5-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 71.
In their last game, the Texas Longhorns played the TCU Horned Frogs and were on the losing end of this game by a score of 33-31. Sam Ehlinger went 17/36 with 236 yards through the air and tossed 4 TD's. He gave away 1 interception for the game. Roschon Johnson paced the team on the ground in this game. He broke a long run for 40 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He rushed for 63 yards on 5 carries which meant he was running for 12.6 yards per run. Jared Wiley was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 63 yards on 2 receptions. He earned an average of 31.5 yards per reception in this game.
Concerning scoring points, the Texas Longhorns are sitting at 51 PPG. As a unit they're holding an average of 191.3 yards via the ground game giving them a rank of 23rd in the nation. The Longhorns have earned 1,553 total yards for the year. In terms of getting in the endzone, Texas has compiled 16 touchdowns through the air and 3 touchdowns via the ground. When it comes to yards through the air, the Longhorns are giving up 746 yards which has them sitting in 63rd in the country. Over the course of this season, they are allowing 377.0 yards per outing putting them at 40th in Division 1. The Longhorns are sitting in 61st in D-1 in terms of team defense, giving up 30.7 PPG. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.6 yards per running attempt and 128.3 yards on the ground per game for the campaign. Over the course of their 3 games played, they have yielded 248.7 yards per outing through the air and allowed a completion percentage of 57.8%. In total, they have conceded 385 yards via the ground game in 3 outings.
For his career, Ehlinger has thrown for a total of 9,794 yds with 82 TD's and 24 picks. Since his collegiate career started, he has attempted running the ball 468 times totaling 1,656 yards. He has a QB rating of 145.9 with a touchdown percentage of 6.5% and an interception rate of 1.9%. He is averaging 251.1 yards per game. Sam Ehlinger has completed 798 of his attempted career 1,263 tosses for a completion percentage of 63.2%.
In their last game, the Oklahoma Sooners went up against the Iowa State Cyclones and left there with a loss by a score of 37-30. Spencer Rattler went 25/36 with 300 yards by way of passing and threw 2 touchdowns. He tossed 1 interception on the day. T.J. Pledger led the team on the ground for that game. He had a long run of 10 yards but he never crossed the endzone by way of the rush. He ran for a total of 47 yards on 11 carries which meant he averaged 4.3 yards per run. Austin Stogner was the leader in receiving yardage by racking up 74 yards on 5 catches. He notched an average of 14.8 yards per catch for that game.
When it comes to the points being put on the board, the Sooners are ranked 19th in the nation averaging 37.7 PPG. For the year so far, the Sooners currently sit at 1,171 passing yards not to mention an average of 390.3 throwing yards per contest, which has them sitting 2nd in the nation. They average 122.7 rushing yards per game and have toted the ball for 368 yards for this season. The Oklahoma Sooners hold an average of 513.0 yards/contest which has them sitting 9th in college football. Oklahoma has given up a total of 255 yards via the ground game (85.0 yards per contest) and 7 touchdowns via the rush on the year. The Sooners are giving up 25.0 PPG, ranking them 39th in D-1. Overall, they have allowed 75 total points. They have given up 2 touchdowns via the pass as well as 232.3 yards per outing, ranking them 43rd in the nation.
During the 6 games in his college career, Spencer Rattler has connected on 76 of his 105 attempts for 1,058 yards. He is averaging 176.3 yards per contest through the air with a 184.0 QB rating. Rattler has thrown for 11 TD's compared to 4 picks in his career. He has rushed for 39 yards on 24 attempts. His TD rate on pass attempts is 10.5% and his interception rate is 3.8%.
Who will win tonight's Longhorns/Sooners college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Longhorns +3.5
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