Texas vs. Washington Alamo Bowl Betting: Shootout Expected

  • The Texas Longhorns are three-point favorites over the Washington Huskies in the Alamo Bowl.
  • The game takes place in San Antonio, and thus despite being technically a neutral site game, will have a lot of Texas fans in attendance.
  • The O/U is set at a whopping 67.0 points, as both teams are top 20 in offense in Division I CFB.

SAN ANTONIO, Texas - The Alamo Bowl sees the Washington Huskies take on the Texas Longhorns – and the Longhorns are favored to win at the Alamodome.

Alamo Bowl – Washington vs. Texas Odds

  • Washington +3.0 (-115)
  • Texas -3.0 (-105)

Texas enters this game with an 8-4 record straight up, and one of those losses was an extremely close one to Alabama that set the college football betting world ablaze.

Washington, at 10-2, has the better record overall. However, Texas was also 8-4 against the spread, while Washington was only 7-5 against the spread.

In other words, Texas being this good was a bigger surprise to the online sportsbooks than Washington being this good.

Texas has covered the spread in their four most recent bowl games, and has also covered the spread in their four most recent games against teams from the PAC-12.

They’re 6-2 ATS in their last eight neutral site games, although this game is not exactly a neutral site – even if it is one in name.

Washington has covered the spread four times in their last four games against out-of-conference opponents.

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Alamo Bowl – Washington vs. Texas Odds

  • Over 67.0 -110
  • Under 67.0 -110

In Texas’ last six bowl game appearances, the under has hit five times. However, the over has hit in four of their last five games entering this one.

As for Washington, they’ve hit unders in their last four neutral site games, but at least 2/3 of their games this season ended in overs.

Washington scored the sixth most points per game in D1 football, averaging 39.7 points. Texas was 16th, with 35.7 points.

Taken together, it does seem possible that the over gets hit here, as both of these teams are remarkably talented offensively.

Still, 67.0 is a remarkably large

Will The 67-point OU Be Reached? Yes/No