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2013 Cotton Bowl Odds: Betting Lines Favor Texas A&M vs Oklahoma Print E-mail
Written by Michelle Bach   
Friday, 28 December 2012 13:29

The #9 Texas A&M Aggies (10-2, 6-2 SEC) will look to win their sixth straight game when they travel to Texas for a meeting with the #11 Oklahoma Sooners (10-2, 8-1 Big 12) on January 4th at 8:00pm EST on FOX from Cowboys Stadium in Arlington.

2013 Cotton Bowl odds in Vegas have listed Texas A&M as 5-point favorites in betting lines vs Oklahoma with the over/under total being posted at 72 for Friday's game on FOX. The moneyline also favors an Aggies victory laying -185 for the straight up win while an upset for the Sooners faithful would return +165 on a $100 wager. The Oklahoma Sooners will take the turf at Cowboys Stadium having ended the season with five straight wins which includes a 24-17 victory at TCU as 6-point favorites to go 7-5 ATS on the year with a 4-2 ATS record when playing on the road. QB Landry Jones had an effective day throwing 22/40 for 244-yards with two touchdowns and an interception in the win against the Horned Frogs while RB Damien Williams took care of the rest rushing for 115yards on 18-carries with a TD. The WR tandem of Jalen Saunders and Williams out of the backfield combined for 147-yards with 2-TD's. For the Sooners to cover the spread as underdogs in bowl game odds, they simply need to continue with a balanced offensive attack while the defense must limit the time Aggies QB Johnny Manziel has to throw. Handicapping trends for Texas A&M vs Oklahoma have the Sooners listed as 5-point underdogs since recently going 2-4 ATS but the squad has also gone 5-0 SU and 8-2 SU in the head to head series.

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The Texas A&M Aggies take center stage in Arlington as the favorites in college football betting lines with an impressive 11-2 record going 6-2 in the SEC conference and oh yea, have the 2012 Heisman trophy winner behind center. The Aggies fell to LSU back in October but were able to bounce back with five straight wins including a home win vs Missouri to end the season. The Aggies had a dominating performance against the Tigers scoring 42-points in the first half alone and cruised to a 59-29 victory as 23-point favorites to go an even 6-6 against the spread and enter Thursday's match-up 3-2 ATS on the road this year. QB Johnny Manziel had a near perfect day throwing 32/44 for 372-yards with 3-touchdowns and an interception while rushing for an additional 67-yards and 2-touchdowns. RB Trey Williams found room for 66-yards but was kept out of the endzone along with WR Malcome Kennedy who finished with 110-yards in the win against Missouri but both players will need to step up if the Aggies are to cover the 5-point spread in 2013 Cotton Bowl odds against the Sooners. Wagering trends for Texas A&M vs Oklahoma have the Aggies favored in betting lines since recently going 5-0 SU in their last five games but gamblers should note the squad has also gone a dismal 1-8 SU and 1-4 ATS when playing the Sooners.

Cotton Bowl Odds (from Bovada)
Favorite: Texas A&M -5
Underdog: Oklahoma +5
Over/Under Total: 72
Moneyline: Aggies -185 | Sooners +165

Last Updated on Saturday, 29 December 2012 16:10