College Football Week 3 Picks: Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs. Oklahoma Sooners

Jeff GrantContributor ISeptember 10, 2013

College Football Week 3 Picks: Tulsa Golden Hurricane vs. Oklahoma Sooners

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    Oklahoma Sooners head coach Bob Stoops has won all six of his games against the Tulsa Golden Hurricane by an average of 30 points, which is important to consider when making your college football Week 3 picks on Saturday as the two teams face off at Oklahoma Memorial Stadium.

    Sports bettors will find that the Sooners are 24.5-point home favorites in the NCAA football odds, with the betting total sitting at 49 in the market.

    Let's take a closer look at this non-conference matchup from a betting perspective, while offering up a prediction along the way.

     

    Gambling stats via SBR Forum 

Tulsa Golden Hurricane

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    The Tulsa Golden Hurricane have split their first two games of the 2013 campaign, picking up a 30-27 victory over the Colorado State Rams as 13.5-point home favorites last Saturday.

    College football handicappers will find that the Golden Hurricane are 7-6 straight up and 8-5 against the spread on the road over the last two-plus seasons. 

Oklahoma Sooners

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    The Oklahoma Sooners are 2-0 this season, outrushing their first two opponents by 414 combined yards.

    Sports bettors will find that the Sooners are 21-10 against the spread in their last 31 games after gaining 200-plus yards on the ground in their previous contest. 

Prediction

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    I'm going to recommend that readers back the Oklahoma Sooners. The Tulsa Golden Hurricane have failed to cover the number in six of their last seven games versus Big 12 opponents.

     

    College Football Pick: Oklahoma Sooners -24.5

     

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