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Arkansas vs Texas Prediction & College Football Odds for Week 2

by Rebecca CrilleySeptember 9, 2021
  • Texas is going to get a win on the road
  • Head coach Steve Sarkisian wll be 2-0 with Texas
  • First home loss for Arkansas this season

Week two match up is an old time rivalry against Arkansas Razorbacks versus Texas Longhorns. This matchup dates back to 1894. A lot has changed since then in college football but the rivalry and competition stayed the same. Overall, Texas is 56-22 against Arkansas and has never had a losing streak of more than four games.

This is the first time in seventeen years that Texas will be going to Fayetteville, Arkansas. There, they will be facing a crowd full of energetic Arkansas fans pumped up for this game. Arkansas fans know this is an old time rival and will be in full force this Saturday night. A night time game under the lights will test both teams both offensively and defensively but will make for a good matchup.

Betting Odds & Lines for This Game

  • Spread: Arkansas: +6.5 (+100) Texas -6.5 (-122)
  • MoneyLine: Arkansas: (+220) Texas: (-280)
  • Total: 55.5- Over: (-110) Under: (-110)

All odds listed are courtesy of PointsBet.

Arkansas vs Texas Prediction: Spread

In last week’s game against Louisiana, the Texas offense had 435 total yards. They had 265 passing yards and 170 rushing yards. Texas had 100% efficiency on 4th down conversions and 66% on 3rd down conversions in last week’s game. Each quarter had at least one touchdown and won the game 38-18. Running back Bijan Robinson took the title of Big 12 offensive player of the week.

Bijan Robinson showed his skills early this season in week one. He averaged 5.2 yards per rush and 18.3 yards per reception. He had two touchdowns in the game. This is Robinson’s third straight game with multiple touchdowns. Texas is looking to be 2-0 in a race to finish first in the Big 12 conference. Look for Texas to cover the spread in this game.

  • Free Prediction: Texas -6.5

Arkansas vs Texas Prediction: MoneyLine

Texas is 56-22 all- time against Arkansas. Despite Arkansas winning their last match up in 2014, it will be number 15 ranked Texas that will come out with a win. Texas finished 4th in the Big 12 conference last season and are looking to improve from last year.

They have the chance to do that this season with another win. Currently Texas is in the number 15 spot in the College Football rankings. They have tough competition but have a chance to make it to the top 10 by winning this game. Their offense will be a big part of the win this upcoming Saturday. Look for Bijan Robinson to make another impact this week.

  • Free Prediction: Texas (-280)

Arkansas vs Texas Prediction: Total

In the last five match ups between the two teams the score has been under 50 points three out of five times. In the last meeting, the score was only 31-7. In Arkansas’s last seven home games, six out of seven games have gone under.

Arkansas is in front of a home crowd this week. Despite the home field advantage, Texas’s defense will be able stop Arkansas and keep it a low scoring game. The score will be under in this game.

  • Free Prediction: Under 55.5
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Rebecca Crilley