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Oklahoma State Cowboys vs. Texas Longhorns Betting Preview – Big 12 Championship

The Oklahoma State Cowboys and Texas Longhorns are set to mix it up in the Big 12 title game on Saturday. The 20th ranked Cowboys and 7th ranked Longhorns will meet up at AT+T Stadium; the home of the Dallas Cowboys.

The Oklahoma State Cowboys are 9-3 on the season. The Cowboys are coming off a double overtime win at home over Brigham Young. It was their second straight win, and sealed the deal in the Big 12 for the title game. 

For the Texas Longhorns, they are 11-1 overall, and have won six straight games. The Longhorns lone loss this season was in the Red River Rivalry against the Oklahoma Sooners. The Texas Longhorns are -14 against the Cowboys.

Oklahoma State Cowboys

Mike Gundy and the Oklahoma State Cowboys have had a wild season. This is a season that saw them start 2-2 with a home loss to South Alabama on the slate. Late in the season, the Cowboys won five straight, including wins over Kansas and Okl;ahoma. A recent loss at Central Florida had them on the ropes, but back to back wins against Houston and BYU got them here

The offense is anchored by the Cowboys elite running back Ollie Gordon II. He has rushed 245 times on the season for nearly 1,600 yards and 20 touchdowns. In the win over Brigham Young to get them into the Big 12 title game, Golden rushed for five touchdowns in the game.

The offense is picking up nearly 266 passing yards per game and rushing for 167.4 per game. Alan Bowman has been the starting quarterback for the Cowboys, and has 10 touchdowns passes. Brennan Presley has been the top target for the Cowboys, with 76 receptions, 746 yards and five touchdowns.

Texas Longhorns

Steve Sarkisian and his Texas Longhorns are oh so close to being perfect on the season. The Longhorns have a head to head win over Alabama on their resume, and conference wins over Kansas and Kansas State. Those are the ranked teams they played this season.

In their current six game winning streak, the Longhorns have won three of those games by double digits. On the season, Texas is scoring 34.9 points per game, and allowing opponents to score 17.3 per game. The passing game for the Longhorns throwing for more than 272 yards per game, while the run game is just under 189 per game.

Jonathon Brooks was the lead running for the Longhorns. He ran the football 187 times for 1,139 yards and 10 touchdowns on the season. In the win at TCU, Brooks was great, but tore his ACL in the win. The Longhorns will look to replace him in this big game, along side quarterback Quinn Ewers.

Cowboys over in Title Game

We expect a great game. The Oklahoma State Cowboys are going to be good enough on the defensive side, and their offense will be able to move the ball. Look for a good game in the Big 12 title game. The final bet for this game is the Cowboys covering the spread. The Longhorns win the game, and hold their breath until they get a chance in the College Football Playoff. The final bet is the Oklahoma State Cowboys +14.

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