No. 21 Texas (4-1) and No. 6 Oklahoma (5-0) meet in for a Week 6 Cotton Bowl game in the 2021 NCAA College Football season. This game will take place at Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium on October 9, 2021 at 12:00 PM (ET). The visitors want to extend their streak. Here is all the related information about this NCAA College Football game including the preview, storylines, predictions, odds and how to watch in the US.
The Texas Longhorns are ready for another edition of the Red River Showdown at the Cotton Bowl, but they haven't won against Oklahoma in the Cotton Bowl since October 6, 2019. That win was in Dallas, the Longhorns won 48-45. That same year, Texas lost 39-27 to Oklahoma in the Big 12 championship game at Arlington 39-27.
Oklahoma won the last three bowls against Texas, last year was the most recent game and the Sooners won 53-45 in 4 overtimes. The Sooners won in the last two weeks against coference rivals, one at home, and one on the road.
Texas vs Oklahoma: Match Information
Date: Saturday, October 9, 2021.
Time: 12:00 PM (ET)
Location: Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium, Austin, Texas.
Texas vs Oklahoma: Times by State in the US
ET: 12:00 PM
CT: 11:00 AM
MT: 10:00 AM
PT: 09:00 AM
Texas vs Oklahoma: Storylines
The Longhorns have three three weeks without losing, two of those wins were against Texas Tech 70-35 and Texas Christian 32-27 in the Big 12. The conference record is positive, but the next two games are against top 10 AP Poll rivals. Texas' offensive line is the 6th best of the season with 43.8 points per game.
Oklahoma Sooners recently won against Kansas State 37-31 on the road, that was the second win in the conference, before that, they had won against West Virginia 16-13 at home. The defensive line allows only 19 points per game, and the team is scoring an average of 38.4 points per game.
Spencer Rattler is Oklahoma's starting quarterback with 122/160 passes completed, 76.3%, 1260 yards, 7.9 yards per pass attempt, 10 touchdowns and 4 interceptions. The Longhorns have Casey Thompson as starter, he has thrown 54/76 passes completed, 707 yards, 9.3 yards per attempt, 9 touchdowns with 3 interceptions.
This is a special game for Casey Thompson as his father, Charles Thompson, played for the Oklahoma Sooners in the 1980s. His father was famous with the Sooners, especially after winning an incredible game against the Cornhuskers listed as the game of the century. But that story ended badly, Casey's father spent time in prison by things related to drug problems.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free Texas vs Oklahoma in the U.S.
This 2021-22 NCAA College Football season Week 6 game will be available for TV and smartphones and will be broadcast in the United States by: ABC, ABC.com, ABC App. Don't forget to download the app to watch the game on your smartphone, table or computer.
Texas vs Oklahoma: Predictions And Odds
Oklahoma Sooners are favorites for this game with -3.5 coverage points and -170 moneyline at FanDuel, they have good defense, but the home team has dangerous offense. Texas Longhorns are underdogs with +3.5 ATS and +138 moneyline, the totals are offered at 64.5 points. The best pick for Texas vs Oklahoma game is: Texas Longhorns +3.5.
|Texas||+3.5 / +138|
|Oklahoma||-3.5 / -170|
* Odds via FanDuel