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Texas A&M vs Oklahoma St Taxact Texas Bowl Prediction 12/27

The Texas A&M Aggies (7-5) face off against the Oklahoma State Cowboys (9-4) on Wednesday, December 27th. This game will be played at NRG Stadium in Houston and televised on ESPN. Both Texas A&M and Oklahoma State will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Kickoff is scheduled for 9:00 ET.

Texas A&M Aggies vs Oklahoma State Cowboys

The Texas A&M Aggies Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Even though Texas A&M led by 10 at the half, they stil lost their most recent game by a score of 42-30 to LSU. In the loss against LSU, quarterback Jaylen Henderson wrapped up the game with a QB rating of 103.75 after completing 25 of 35 passes for 294 yards. He also added two touchdowns to his performance.

Not only did Texas A&M lose straight-up in this matchup, but they also lost vs. the spread as 11.5-point underdogs. Combining for 72 points, the teams exceeded the line of 68 points.

With a 7-5 record, the Texas A&M Aggies take on Oklahoma State. Their road record so far is (1-4) and at home (5-1).

Texas A&M has gone into seven games as the favorite this season and four games as the underdog. Their ATS record is currently 5-5-1. This season, Texas A&M has an over/under record of 7-4. Their games have, on average, produced a combined total of 55.5 points, with the typical over/under line being 51.7 points.

The Oklahoma State Cowboys Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Oklahoma State is coming of a 49-21 loss to Texas. The Cowboys were never able to receover from falling behind early, trailing 21-14 at the half. In the loss against Texas, quarterback Alan Bowman achieved a QB rating of 93.09, completing 22 of 38 passes for 250 yards. Additionally, he contributed three touchdowns to the game.

Not only did Oklahoma State lose straight-up in this matchup, but they also lost vs. the spread as 14.5-point underdogs. Combining for 70 points, the teams exceeded the line of 57.5 points.

With a 9-4 record, the Oklahoma State Cowboys take on Texas A&M. Their road record so far is (3-3) and at home (4-1).

So far, Oklahoma State has been favored five times and the underdog in six games. This has led to an ATS record of 7-4 and an average scoring differential of +0.5. So far this season, Oklahoma State boasts an over/under record of 6-5. On average, their matchups have resulted in a combined score of 58.5 points, while the average over/under line has been 53.6 points.

Texas A&M Offense Breakdown

On offense, Texas A&M comes into the game averaging 34.2, which is 26th in the NCAA. On average, they are averaging 262.3 passing yards (43rd) compared to 85th in rushing yards. For the season, they are averaging 430 rushing attempts per contest.

With 1452 passing yards and a completion percentage of 62.1%, quarterback Max Johnson leads the team in passing. His average yards per pass attempt stands at 7.6.

Oklahoma State Offense Breakdown

Oklahoma State’s rushing attack is ranked 65th in college football with 406 rushing attempts per game. This has translated into an average of 160.5 rushing yards per game, placing them 51st nationally. On average, they are attempting 40 passes per game leading to 264.2 passing yards per contest. In terms of scoring, they hold the 37th position, averaging 29.5 points per game.

The top passer for Oklahoma State is Alan Bowman, who has accumulated 3058 passing yards and boasts a completion rate of 59.7%. He’s currently averaging 6.8 yards per passing attempt.

Texas A&M Team Defense

Looking at this week’s game, the Texas A&M defense stands at 74th in points allowed, permitting 21.3 points on average per game. So far, opposing teams have managed 188.3 passing yards per game against them (37th). On the ground, they’re conceding 107.2 rushing yards, ranking them 26th in college football.

Oklahoma State Team Defense

Oklahoma State’s defense ranks 134th in points allowed, with 29 points given up per game. Teams have been averaging 267.5 passing yards against them (163rd nationally). On the ground, they’ve conceded 175.8 rushing yards, putting them 129th in college football.

Texas A&M vs Oklahoma State Trends

  • Texas A&M is 0-2-1 ATS in their last road games.
  • Oklahoma State is 1-2 ATS in their last home games.
  • The Cowboys are 2-1 in their last three games as underdogs.
  • When favored, Texas A&M has gone 5-5 vs. the spread (last 10).

Texas A&M vs Oklahoma State Prediction

I’m backing Texas A&M on the spread, with the line at -3.5. I believe Texas A&M’s rushing offense will exploit the vulnerabilities in Oklahoma State’s defense, which had difficulties defending the run in their last outing. We like Texas A&M at -3.5 over Oklahoma State.

So far this season, Texas A&M has an +4.5 average margin against their over/under lines. At 53.5, we have this game going over with a combined 55 points.

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