Oklahoma vs Texas: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 4, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 4, 2021

The No. 16 Oklahoma Sooners (14-8) are  favorites as they try to break a three-game losing streak when they host the No. 15 Texas Longhorns (15-7) on Thursday, March 4 at Lloyd Noble Center. The contest airs at 9:00 PM ET on ESPN. The matchup has an over/under of  points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 4, 2021, 2:16 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Oklahoma Betting Information

  • The Sooners have covered the spread more often than not this season, earning a record ATS of 12-10.
  • The Sooners are 4-9 against the spread this season when they are at least a 2-point favorite.
  • Only 10 of 22 Oklahoma games this season (45.5%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.
  • In their last game, the Sooners got a team-high 20 points from Brady Manek in a 79-75 loss to Oklahoma State on Monday. They were favored by 2.5 points and failed to covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 154 points to hit the over on the 145 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Oklahoma Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Austin Reaves 20 17.6 5.7 5.1 0.9 0.4 1.2
De’Vion Harmon 22 13.0 3.3 2.0 1.1 0.0 1.4
Umoja Gibson 22 10.6 3.2 1.1 1.3 0.1 2.5
Brady Manek 20 10.4 5.1 0.9 0.5 0.7 1.8
Elijah Harkless 18 7.2 4.9 2.1 1.8 0.2 0.7

Texas Betting Information

  • The Longhorns hold a losing record ATS this season, covering eight times and failing to cover 14 times.
  • When they play as at least a 2-point underdog, the Longhorns frequently come up short with only a 4-10 record against the spread.
  • 14 of the Longhorns 22 games (63.6%) this season have covered the over/under.
  • The Longhorns beat Iowa State 81-67 and covered the spread as 12.5-point favorites, while hitting the over on the 142.5 point total on Tuesday in their most recent game. Kai Jones racked up a team-high 17 points to power them to the victory.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Texas Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Andrew Jones 21 14.8 5.0 2.1 1.1 0.1 2.0
Courtney Ramey 21 13.7 3.1 4.0 0.9 0.1 2.0
Matt Coleman III 22 12.8 3.8 4.4 1.2 0.1 1.5
Greg Brown III 21 10.7 6.9 0.3 0.6 1.0 1.4
Kai Jones 21 8.7 5.0 0.7 1.0 0.8 0.5

Total Facts

  • Oklahoma and its opponents have gone over Thursday’s 142.5 total in 12 out of 22 games (54.5%) this season.
  • 13 Texas games this year (59.1% of its matchups) finished with a final total higher than Thursday’s point total of 142.5 points.
  • The Sooners average 75.6 points per game against the Longhorns’ 75.1, amounting to 8.2 points over the contest’s over/under of 142.5.
  • This matchup’s point total is 4.9 fewer points than the 137.6 these two teams combine to give up per game in 2020-21.
  • This season, the average total for Sooners games is 144.7 points, 2.2 more than the over/under of 142.5 points for this contest.
  • Longhorns games have a total points bet of 143.7 points this season, 1.2 points more than the over/under for this matchup.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/26/2021 Texas Texas -3 143.5 -163 +135 Regular Season 80-79 OKLA
3/3/2020 Oklahoma Oklahoma -7 132.5 -319 +249 Regular Season 52-51 TEXAS
1/8/2020 Texas Texas -3 135.5 -161 +132 Regular Season 72-62 OKLA
2/23/2019 N/A Oklahoma N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 69-67 OKLA
1/19/2019 N/A Texas N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 75-72 TEXAS

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