Texas vs. Oklahoma Prediction: Picks & Start Time – October 2022

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The Texas Longhorns (3-2) and the Oklahoma Sooners (3-2) take the field for the Red River Showdown.

Texas vs. Oklahoma Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 9 points, with oddsmakers listing Texas as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, Texas has -323 odds to pick up the win, while Oklahoma is listed at +245 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 65 points.


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Game Info

How to Watch Texas vs. Oklahoma Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, October 8, 2022
  • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ABC
  • Location: Dallas, Texas
  • Stadium: Cotton Bowl

Betting Preview


Texas is totaling 417.0 yards per game on offense, which ranks 62nd in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, the Longhorns rank 63rd, allowing 367.0 yards per game. Texas is putting up 36.8 points per game on offense, which ranks them 31st in the FBS. On defense, the defense ranks 42nd, allowing 21.4 points per contest. Texas is compiling 263.0 passing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 46th in the FBS. The defense ranks 90th, giving up 246.6 passing yards per game. Texas is compiling 154.0 rushing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 70th in the FBS. The team’s defensive unit ranks 43rd, surrendering 120.4 rushing yards per contest. From an offensive standpoint, Texas ranks 81st in the FBS with a 37.0% third-down conversion rate. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 95th in third-down percentage allowed (120.4). Texas has the 100th-ranked turnover margin in college football at -1, forcing two turnovers (127th in the FBS) while turning it over three times (10th in the FBS).


While Oklahoma’s defense has been stuck in neutral, ranking 23rd-worst by allowing 423.0 total yards per game, its offense ranks 18th-best with 481.4 total yards per contest. Oklahoma is posting 37.0 points per contest on offense this season (30th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is allowing 25.2 points per game (67th-ranked) on defense. From an offensive standpoint, Oklahoma is generating 260.6 passing yards per game (49th-ranked). It ranks 65th in the FBS on the other side of the ball (224.8 passing yards surrendered per game). Oklahoma ranks 13th-worst in rushing yards allowed per game on defense (198.2), but at least it has been surging on the other side of the ball, ranking 14th-best in rushing yards per game (220.8). From an offensive standpoint, Oklahoma is generating a 38.8% third-down conversion rate (73rd-ranked). It ranks 86th in the FBS defensively (40.5% third-down rate allowed). At +3, Oklahoma sports the 34th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with five forced turnovers (97th in the FBS) and two turnovers committed (fifth in the FBS).

Texas vs. Oklahoma Betting Analysis

Texas Betting Insights

Texas has covered the spread four times this season (4-1-0). Texas has a perfect 2-0 ATS record when playing as at least 9-point favorites. Texas games have gone over the total twice this season. The Longhorns have won 66.7% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (2-1). The Longhorns have played as a moneyline favorite of -323 or shorter in only one game this season, which they won.

Sooners Betting Insights

Oklahoma has registered a win-loss record of 2-3-0 against the spread this season. Oklahoma games have gone over the total twice this year. This is the first time the Sooners will play as underdogs this season. The Sooners have not entered a game this season with longer moneyline odds than +245.


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Texas vs. Oklahoma Against The Spread & Betting Records


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 61.5 62.0 59.5
Implied Total AVG 39.4 41.0 33.0
ATS Record 4-1-0 4-0-0 0-1-0
Over/Under Record 2-3-0 1-3-0 1-0-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 2-1 2-0 0-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-1 0-1 0-0


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 63.7 61.2 67.5
Implied Total AVG 41.4 44.0 37.5
ATS Record 2-3-0 1-2-0 1-1-0
Over/Under Record 2-2-1 1-1-1 1-1-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 3-2 2-1 1-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-0 0-0 0-0

Players to Watch


  • With 1.0 sack to go with 4.0 TFL and 46 tackles in five games, Jaylan Ford has been a key piece of the Longhorns’ defense in 2022.
  • Anthony Cook has hit the gridiron for five games, recording 34 tackles and 2.0 TFL for the Longhorns.
  • The Longhorns’ defensive unit has been helped by the contributions of Jahdae Barron, who has suited up for five games and delivered one interception to go along with 26 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and one pass defended.
  • DeMarvion Overshown, as part of the Longhorns’ defense, has delivered 1.5 sacks to go with 1.0 TFL and 26 tackles in five games.


  • David Ugwoegbu has totaled 36 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and one sack in five games for the Sooners.
  • In five games for the Sooners, Danny Stutsman has registered 32 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and 1.5 sacks.
  • Reggie Grimes has been wreaking havoc on defense, amassing 4.0 sacks to go with 4.0 TFL and 10 tackles for the Sooners.
  • With 21 tackles in five games, Billy Bowman has been doing his part on defense for the Sooners.

Texas vs. Oklahoma Predictions and Pick

Texas vs. Oklahoma betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Longhorns (-9)

    Pick OU:

    Under (65)


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How to Bet on Texas vs. Oklahoma

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Our pick to win this contest is Texas, and we predict that Texas will cover the spread (Texas -9). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 65 points.


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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