It seems like it just started, and now we're already inching closer to the halfway point of college football. Last week I talked about the Ohio State-Penn State game, and it lived up to the hype. We saw a nail biter that came down to the wire as the Buckeyes came out on top in Penn State.
This Saturday, I have a feeling that Texas is going to defeat Oklahoma in the Red River Rivalry. #19 Texas is 4-1, and the Sooners, ranked 7th, are a perfect 5-0, and they are an 8.5 point favorite.
Oklahoma won last year, but Texas held them to 29 points, which was the Sooner's lowest point total of that season. Texas winning may be a bit of a stretch. ESPN only gives them a 26.7% chance to win the game. The Sooners needed overtime to defeat Army 28-21 a couple weeks back, and Texas has already beaten 2 ranked, or at least then-ranked, teams VS. USC and TCU by at least 2 scores.
Sooners QB Kyler Murray has looked solid so far this year throwing 17 TDs vs. just 2 picks, and 1460 yards passing. I think logically the Sooners will win this home game, but it's being played in Dallas, TX, so it's more like a Texas home game really. I think the game being in Dallas, plus how the Army gave them trouble, could mean a Texas upset. If the Longhorns don't win outright, they should at least cover the 8.5 point spread.