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- The defense of BYU allows 82nd fewest points.
- Texas is throwing for 289 yards per game on average.
BYU vs Texas Betting Odds
Here are the BYU vs Texas betting odds:
BYU vs Texas Betting Preview
At Darrell K. Royal Texas Memorial Stadium, the Cougars and Longhorns will kick off their Week 9 game at 3:30 ET. ABC will provide the TV coverage of this BYU vs. TX matchup.The Longhorns are 17.5 points ahead of their Big 12 opponent going into the contest. Will the Cougars be able to cause an upset? Or will it be won at home by the Longhorns?
The BYU Cougars enter their game against Texas having defeated the Texas Tech Red Raiders 27–14 the previous game, and they have a 5-2 record that is above.500. This season, BYU has a 3-2 record against the spread.
This is the result of them always playing as the underdog and having an average scoring difference of +3.3. BYU has a 4-1 over/under record this season. The total number of points scored in their games has averaged 51.9, with an over/under of 50.7 points.
Against Texas Tech, the Cougars’ offense amassed 277 yards of total offense—150 on the ground and 127 in the air. They made 4 of 14 attempts on third down and scored 2 throwing touchdowns. QB Kedon Slovis completed 15 of 27 passes for 127 yards and a QB rating of 92.67 in the victory over Texas Tech. He also had two touchdowns at the end of the game.
Texas Tech was able to gain 389 yards against BYU on defense. This entails surrendering 236 passing yards and the 153 yards permitted on the ground. This season, the Cougars’ defense has surrendered 150.3 running yards per game, which ranks 110th. Against BYU, opponents are averaging 246.4 passing yards, and their quarterbacks have an 80.4 passer rating. They are presently ranked 57th in the NCAA for points permitted.
With their 31-24 victory over Houston, Texas’ record now stands at 6-1 as they get ready for this week’s matchup with BYU. Texas has an ATS record of 3–4, with an average score differential of +17 for the season.
Six times the Longhorns have been the favorite and one time they have been the underdog. The average over/under line for Texas’ games has been set at 56.1 points in seven games played. With an average cumulative score of 51.9 points from these games, OU has a 2–5 record.
In their final 32 pass attempts against Houston, the Longhorns gained 219 yards and two touchdowns. They scored two rushing touchdowns and averaged 4.1 yards per carry in the rushing game. Quinn Ewers completed 79.3% of his passes for 211 yards against Houston. He completed the game with a passer rating of 119.97 and two touchdown passes.
Against Houston, Texas’ defense allowed 392 yards of offense. They gave up 14 yards on the ground and 378 yards in the passing game. The Longhorns’ defense ranks 185th in the nation this season with 98.3 running yards allowed per game. When playing Texas, opponents are averaging 234.9 passing yards, and their quarterbacks have a passer rating of 76. Right now, they are ranked 84th in terms of NCAA points permitted.
BYU vs Texas Betting Analysis and Trends
BYU has a record against Texas that is above.500 while playing on the road; in their previous five road games against Texas, they have gone 3-2.
Texas is 1-2 as the underdog against BYU in their previous three meetings.
Texas was originally listed as -19 point favorites, but since then, their line has moved to -17.5 (-110). Conversely, BYU is currently a +17.5 (-110) point underdog traveling. With a moneyline payout of +652, BYU currently has a 13% chance of winning according to the moneyline odds. On a moneyline of -1112, the Longhorns’ expected win percentage is 92%.
Key Betting Trends
In away games, BYU has an ATS record of 1-2 against the spread.
Texas’s home record against the spread in the last ten games is 5-5.
Texas has won two of their previous three games as the underdog.
BYU is 2-8 against the spread in the ten previous instances that they were favored.
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