Free Week 8 Prediction: Sooners vs Longhorns Odds
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College Football Handicapping: Week 8
(2-4) Kansas Jayhawks vs. Texas Longhorns (4-2)
Date: Saturday, October 12 2019
Time: 7:00 pm EST
Venue: Cotton Bowl, Dallas, Texas
NCAA Football Spread: Texas -21
NCAA Betting Total: 62.5
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The Kansas Jayhawks will hit the road to take on the Texas Longhorns for a Saturday night contest. Texas is favored by 21 points with the total being set at 62.5 points.
Kansas is led by Carter Stanley who has 1,175 passing yards and 12 touchdowns. Texas on the other hand is led by Sam Ehlinger who has 1,658 passing yards and 17 touchdowns this season.
Will Stanley lead the Jayhawks to a big road upset or will Stanley lead the Longhorns to a home win? Find out below as we cover this matchup.
The Kansas Jayhawks had a bye game this past week. In their last contest the Jayhawks lost 45-20 to the Oklahoma Sooners. Carter Stanley had 230 passing yards and three touchdowns in the contest.
Pooka Williams Jr. had a big game going for 137 yards on 23 carries in the contest.
While the Jayhawks offense played better than expected it was their defense that was miserable. Kansas allowed Oklahoma to go for a total of 268 rush yards. They did do a good job in containing star quarterback Jalen Hurts to 228 passing yards and even forcing him to throw a pick.
Stephon Robinson Jr. caused trouble for the Sooners defense all game going for 131 receiving yards and two touchdowns. Najee Stevens-McKenzie had a strong game on defense with an interception. Azur Kamara had five tackles and a sack in the loss.
The Texas Longhorns are coming off a 34-27 loss against the Oklahoma Sooners. Sam Ehlinger had an up and down game with 210 passing yards. Roschon Johnson had a big game with 95 yards and a touchdown on just eight carries.
Collin Johnson had 82 yards on six receptions, and Devin Duvernay had 54 yards on eight receptions in the win.
The Longhorns had issues all contest with the Sooners ground attack. Oklahoma had a total of 276 rushing yards in the game opposed to Texas’ 100 rush yards.
Brandon Jones had a strong game for the defense with an interception and five tackles.
NCAA Football Handicapping Trends
- Jayhawks are 17-37-1 ATS in their last 55 road games.
- Jayhawks are 10-22-1 ATS in their last 33 games following a ATS win.
- Jayhawks are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games after allowing more than 450 total yards in their previous game.
- Longhorns are 7-2-1 ATS in their last 10 games in October.
- Longhorns are 16-5 ATS in their last 21 games after allowing more than 200 yards rushing in their previous game.
- Longhorns are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 home games vs. a team with a losing road record.
Free Week 8 NCAA Football Pick
The Longhorns are coming off a tough loss against a great Oklahoma team and they will be looking to avenge the loss. Look for Ehlinger to be sharper against a weaker defense.
4* Free NCAA Betting Pick: Texas -21
Take Texas in a blowout win here.
Week 8 Free Score Prediction: Kansas 13- Texas 40
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