Texas vs Oklahoma State Prediction: Live Odds, Stats, History & Picks – Thursday, March 9, 2023

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The No. 2 seed Texas Longhorns (23-8, 12-6 Big 12) and the No. 7 seed Oklahoma State Cowboys (18-14, 8-10 Big 12) meet in the Big 12 Tournament Thursday at T-Mobile Center. Gametime is at 7:00 PM.

The Longhorns are currently strong 6.5-point favorites against the Cowboys. The over/under is 141.5 points for the game.

Texas vs. Oklahoma State Odds

Point Spread for Texas vs. Oklahoma State

The spread for this matchup is set at 6.5 points, with oddsmakers listing Texas as the favorite.

Texas vs. Oklahoma State Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Texas has -285 odds to pick up the win, while Oklahoma State is listed at +231 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 141.5 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Thursday, March 9, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN2
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Arena: T-Mobile Center

Texas vs. Oklahoma State Betting Trends

Texas is 14-17-0 against the spread this year. The Longhorns have been victorious in 19, or 86.4%, of the 22 contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season. Texas’ games this year have hit the over on 16 of 32 set point totals.

Oklahoma State is 16-16-0 against the spread this year. The Cowboys have won four of the 15 games they were the moneyline underdog this season (26.7%). Oklahoma State has hit the over 46.9% of the time this year (15 of 32 games with a set point total).

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Texas vs. Oklahoma State Key Players to Watch


Timmy Allen posts a team-high 5.5 rebounds per game. In addition, he’s registering 10.5 points and 3.5 assists, shooting 48.2% from the floor. Jabari Rice is putting up 12.6 points, 2 assists and 3.5 rebounds per contest. Tyrese Hunter posts 10.5 points, 2.9 rebounds and 2.6 assists per contest, shooting 39.1% from the floor and 33.8% from beyond the arc with 1.5 made 3-pointers per contest.

Oklahoma State

Kalib Boone gets the Cowboys 11.2 points, 5 rebounds and 1.1 assists per contest. He also delivers 0.6 steals and 1.2 blocked shots. Moussa Cisse is the Cowboys’ top rebounder (8.1 per game), and he delivers 6.5 points and 0.6 assists. The Cowboys receive 10 points, 2.8 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game from John-Michael Wright.

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What you need to know about the Texas Longhorns

In Texas’ 18 Big 12 games this season, the combined scoring has gone over the point total nine times. So far this season, the Longhorns are posting 78.8 points per game (31st-ranked in college basketball) and surrendering 68.7 points per contest (136th-ranked). With 31.5 boards per game, Texas is 194th in college basketball. It surrenders 30.8 rebounds per contest, which ranks 161st in college basketball.

With 7.4 treys per game, Texas is 181st in the country. It owns a 34.5% shooting percentage from three-point land, which ranks 167th in college basketball. The Longhorns are ceding 6.6 treys per game (102nd-ranked in college basketball) this season, while allowing a 33.3% three-point percentage (145th-ranked).

The Longhorns have a 6-4 record against the spread while going 6-4 overall in their past 10 games. Texas has gone over the total in four of its last 10 contests. Texas has seen a decrease in scoring lately, putting up 76.3 points per game in its last 10 outings, 2.5 points fewer than the 78.8 it has scored this season. The past 10 games have seen Texas concede 2.4 more points per game (71.1) than its season-long average (68.7).

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What you need to know about the Oklahoma State Cowboys

Oklahoma State has compiled a 9-10-0 ATS record so far this season in conference games. In 2022-23, the Cowboys are 247th in the nation on offense (69.1 points scored per game) and 70th defensively (66.3 points conceded). On the boards, Oklahoma State is 75th in the nation in rebounds (33.5 per game). It is 123rd in rebounds conceded (30.2 per game).

Oklahoma State is 223rd in college basketball in 3-pointers made (7 per game) and 315th in 3-point percentage (31.6%). In 2022-23, the Cowboys are 136th in college basketball in 3-pointers allowed (6.9 per game) and 61st in defensive 3-point percentage (31.8%).

The Cowboys have gone 5-5 in their past 10 games, with a 4-6 record against the spread during that span. Oklahoma State has hit the over in seven of its past 10 contests. Oklahoma State is averaging 69.6 points per contest over its previous 10 games, compared to its season average of 69.1. While the Cowboys are giving up 66.3 points per game in 2022-23, they have been worse in their last 10 games, allowing 73.3 points per contest.

Texas vs. Oklahoma State Prediction & Pick

Our pick to win this contest is Texas, and we project that Oklahoma State will cover the spread (Texas -6.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 141.5 points.

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How to bet Texas vs. Oklahoma State

You can bet on Texas vs. Oklahoma State at every legal online sportsbook. For more college basketball odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals, check out the latest NCAA lines as well as our guide to the best college basketball betting sites.

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Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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