Texas Longhorns vs. Oklahoma Sooners, Big 12 championship, the two best in the grand final, one of the most anticipated games of the week. Yesterday it was disappointing to see the Buffalo Bulls lose, but today it will be totally different with Oklahoma and Texas, the show will be much more entertaining. The Sooners have done an impeccable 11-1 season, and the Longhorns with 9-3 have also shown the power they have this season.
Texas Longhorns: A great opportunity.
The Longhorns are not favorites for this game, but that does not matter, the team closed the season with 9-3 overall, seven wins in the conference and only two defeats, in this conference there are no divisions, but the Longhorns are the second best team after the Sooners. The season got off to a bad start with a defeat against Maryland 34-29, but then came a six-game winning streak, including a victory for Oklahoma Sooners in the sixth week 48-45.
2-2 in the history against the Sooners since 2016, the last game was this season, the first half of that game was total domain for the Sooners by 24 points, but the Longhorns won the second half 28-24.
Sam Ehlinger will be available for this game, 64.4% in completed passes, 2774 yards, 23 TDs and only 4 interceptions. Against Oklahoma in the sixth week, Ehlinger completed 24-35 for 68% with 2 Tds and 0 INT, that was the third game with the most yards (314) this season for Ehlinger.
Oklahoma Sooners: Championship or nothing.
The Sooners are the best of the Big 12 with eight wins and only one defeat in the conference, 11-1 overall. The only defeat of the season was against Texas Longhorns, this game could be revenge or maybe the grave for the Sooners. The nerves may affect the players or not. The longest winning streak of the Sooners was six games after the defeat against the Longhorns.
Kyler Murray in his first year completing a season with all the games, so far Murray has been a star with 37 touchdowns and only 7 interceptions, 3674 yards, 70.6% in completed passes and 11 rushing personal TDs. Against the Longhorns suffered an interception but with four touchdowns.
My Free Pick & Prediction for Texas Longhorns vs. Oklahoma Sooners 12/01/2018
is: take the Texas Longhorns +8.0 (point spread).
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