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Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. Texas Longhorns Best Bets and Predictions

In what might be one of the best NCAA basketball games today, the Oklahoma State Cowboys take on the 10th-ranked Texas Longhorns. The Cowboys enter with a 3-4 record in the Big 12 and an 11-8 record overall. The Longhorns enter with a 5-2 record in the Big 12 and a 16-3 record overall as they are ranked 10th in all of college basketball. 

Both teams have been winning great games lately with the Cowboys winning back-to-back games against Iowa State and Oklahoma. The Longhorns have won four of their last five games with one of those wins coming against the Cowboys in a 56-46 away win.

The Oklahoma State vs Texas best bets are below as we have our pick for what should be a great Big 12 matchup.

Oklahoma State vs. Texas Odds

Oklahoma State Cowboys

Moneyline: +260, this is the third-highest NCAAB odds on the moneyline they have had all year.

Spread: +7.5, this is tied for the third largest margin on the spread for the Cowboys this season.

Over/Under: 135.5, this is the 9th lowest total OSU has entered a game with this year.

Texas Longhorns

Moneyline: -350, this is the 9th lowest odds on the moneyline for Texas this season.

Spread: -7.5, this number is the 9th smallest margin on the spread this season for Texas.

Over/Under: 135.5, the sixth-lowest total for the Longhorns all season.

Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. Texas Longhorns Information

Oklahoma State Cowboys vs Texas Longhorns

Date: Tuesday, January 24. 9:00 PM EST.

Location of the game: Moody Center, Austin, TX

How to watch: LHN

Last Game Score Record 

According to the NCAAB schedule, the last time these teams played each other was five games ago on January 7th in Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater, OK. The result of the game was a 56-46 win for the Longhorns over the Cowboys. 

Despite losing, Kalib Boone was one of the more entertaining college basketball players that night with 16 points and 10 rebounds while shooting 6-9.

Will the Longhorns hold off the Cowboys in another game or will the Cowboys even the season series? Keep reading to find out our Oklahoma State vs. Texas Best Bets.

Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. Texas Longhorns Analysis

Currently, there are no players from either team listed on the college basketball injury report which makes this game full strength on both sides.

With the college basketball standings showing a better record for the Longhorns, a full-strength roster for them is a disadvantage for the Cowboys.

Entering this game, Oklahoma State is 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games. They are also 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games against Texas. The total has gone under in 8 of Oklahoma State’s last 9 games and in 10 of their last 11 games against other Big 12 teams.

On the other side, Texas has struggled to cover lately going 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games. They have also struggled against the Big 12 as they are 2-9 ATS in their last 11 games against NCAA basketball teams in the Big 12 conference.

Despite struggling ATS, the Longhorns play in higher-scoring games where the total has gone over in 8 of Texas’s last 11 games. The total has gone OVER in 8 of Texas’s last 8 games played on a Tuesday.

Not sure what to pick after these trends?

We have our Oklahoma State vs Texas best bets below.

Oklahoma State Cowboys vs Texas Longhorns Betting Pick and Prediction

For those looking ahead to March Madness picks, this is the type of game to watch to prepare yourself as the Oklahoma State Cowboys take on the 10th-ranked Texas Longhorns in this rematch game as they met just five games ago. 

Many love to make Texas Longhorns predictions but here they should be looking to Oklahoma who plays well against the spread and especially against Texas. The Oklahoma State odds have them at +7.5 on the spread which is attainable for a team who is 5-2 ATS in their last seven games against Texas. They will be playing hard to make up for losing their last meeting against the Longhorns

Pick 1: Oklahoma State Cowboys +7.5 (-110)

While the Longhorns have played in some higher-scoring games this season, they tend to play in lower-scoring games against the Cowboys. In their previous meeting, the total was 139 but the two teams only managed to score a total of 102 points. 

The Cowboys have struggled to put up points lately with 8 of their last 9 games going under and 10 of their last 11 games against the Big 12 also going under. The total for this game dropped 3.5 points from their previous game but the under is still the play in this one.

This is one of the best NCAAB picks to play today. The under looks like a major possibility when these two teams match up. 

Pick 2: Under 135.5 (-110)

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