Texas A&M Aggies vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys NCAAF Texas Bowl Betting Picks and Prediction for Wednesday, December 27, 2023

Texas A&M Aggies vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys – The Texas Bowl features a matchup between the Texas A&M Aggies and the Oklahoma State Cowboys. The Texas A&M Aggies enter with a 7-5 record while the Oklahoma State Cowboys are 9-4. With bowl season underway, it’s time to break down this NCAAF clash and provide our top NCAAF bowl betting picks. Read on for our prediction and analysis.

Texas A&M Aggies vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys

Date & Time: Wednesday, December 27, 2023 at 9:00 PM ET

Location: NRG Stadium


Texas A&M Aggies vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys Betting Odds

Texas A&M-123-2 (-107)53 over (-110)
Oklahoma State+103+2 (-113)53 under (-110)

Texas A&M Aggies Analysis

Offensively, Texas A&M, led by quarterback Max Johnson, has displayed both resilience and adaptability on offense. Johnson’s 1452 passing yards at an impressive 62% completion rate have been essential to their strategy and his precise throws have been essential for their victory. Meanwhile, Amari Daniels provides a balanced ground game attack, running 514 yards with 5 touchdowns to show not just power but agility as he finds gaps in opponents defenses; Ainias Smith leads their receiving corps with impressive reception numbers as well. Smith has amassed 795 receiving yards since arriving at Texas A&M University, making him an indispensable component of their offensive arsenal.

Texas A&M’s defensive front has faced its share of obstacles this season. Chief among them has been inconsistency, particularly under pressure situations, showing susceptibility to powerful offenses like Oklahoma State. Both Texas A&M’s defensive line and secondary must work harder at improving tackles and coverage of passing games, before facing this team.

Oklahoma State Cowboys Analysis

Oklahoma State Cowboys quarterback Alan Bowman has led their powerful offense this season with his 3058 passing yards and 13 touchdowns, showing his adeptness in leading a high-powered passing attack. Bowman’s impressive decision making under pressure and ability to distribute the ball effectively have also been crucial components in their offensive success. Ollie Gordon II adds another dimension to their attack with 1614 rushing yards and 20 touchdowns that showcase his endurance as well as their offensive line’s effectiveness at creating lanes for running backs like him.

Oklahoma State’s defense has been more reliable and responsive than its counterparts this season, reading opponent offenses to make necessary adjustments and adjust accordingly. Texas A&M poses a passing threat which must be neutralized while keeping an eye on their ground game – the secondary will need to maintain tight coverage against receivers for Texas A&M while applying pressure against their rushing attack in order to force turnovers or take advantage of any offensive miscues from Oklahoma State’s offense.

Texas A&M Aggies vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys Against the Spread

Texas A&M has struggled to cover spreads recently, going 1-5-1 ATS over their last 7 outings. They are also just 1-4 straight up in their previous 5 meetings with Oklahoma State. 

For the Cowboys, they covered in 6 of their last 9 overall but are just 2-3 ATS over their final 5 contests. The total has gone over in 6 of Oklahoma State’s past 8 games. With two capable offenses, an over on the 53 point total looks probable.

Texas A&M Aggies vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys Free Pick

Based on odds, trends, team stats, and key players, here are the picks:

Moneyline: Oklahoma State Cowboys (+103). The Cowboys have a better record and momentum, making them a smart pick.

Spread: Oklahoma State Cowboys (+2). Their recent ATS performance suggests they can cover the spread, especially given Texas A&M’s struggles.

Total: Under 53. Both teams have trends suggesting a lower-scoring game, particularly in December matchups.

Predicted Score: Texas A&M Aggies 24, Oklahoma State Cowboys 27

Considering the recent performances and trends, the most reliable pick for bettors, especially on the top betting websites in Canada, is to go with the Oklahoma State Cowboys on the spread. Their consistent performance and the ability to outperform betting expectations make them the favorable choice in this exciting Texas Bowl matchup.