|Written by Mick Bergen|
|Friday, 14 September 2012 08:56|
The Texas Longhorns venture out for their first road game of the season as they face the upstart Ole Miss Rebels at Vaught-Hemmingway Stadium with a telecast on ESPN set to kick off at 9:15pm EST. Texas vs Ole Miss odds at Vegas sportsbooks have listed the Longhorns as 10-point favorites on the road against the Rebels while college football week 3 predictions on the over/under betting total have been set at 50.5. The money line also favors a Texas road victory at -380 while a home upset by Ole Miss would pay out an impressive +310 (3/1) for Saturday's game on ESPN.
The Longhorns have struggled to find a replacement to QB Colt McCoy who graduated after leading them to the BCS title game in 2009. David Ash is the QB and has been solid but also has not faced a quality opponent. Coach Mack Brown has tried to develop a ground attack to balance out the offense and it remains a work in progress. Heading into Texas vs Ole Miss odds as double digit favorites, the Longhorns have gone 2-0 straight up and 1-1 ATS following last week’s 45-0 home win over New Mexico as 39.5-point betting favorites. While Texas has covered 5 of their last 7 non Big 12 games, looking at the handicapping trends for college football week 3 predictions, the squad is just 7-15 against the spread vs teams with a winning record and 2-8 ATS when coming off a win against the spread.
Hugh Freeze took over Ole Miss after leading Arkansas State to their best season ever last year. Freeze and the Rebels were not expected to accomplish much this year but have begun to catch the attention of bargain hunting handicappers with a mark of 2-0 both straight up and against the spread. Ole Miss is coming off a 28-10 home win over UTEP that followed a 49-27 win over Central Arkansas. QB Bo Wallace has been the spark of the offense with a 76% completion rate and 5/1 TD/INT ratio while also compiling a team best 135-yards on the ground. The good start has some people smelling a potential upset in this one. Betting trends for Texas vs Ole Miss odds have the Rebels recently going is 1-6 against the spread vs teams with a winning record but has paid out in 13 of their last 16 games outside the SEC. Be sure to visit Bovada and receive a 50% welcome bonus up to $250, view numerous prop wagers for the college football season with current point spreads and totals.
Texas vs Ole Miss Odds
|Last Updated on Friday, 14 September 2012 09:31|