2020 Cotton Bowl Betting: Florida vs. Oklahoma Odds, Predictions, Picks and Analysis
The best USA sportsbooks favor Florida by a field goal over Oklahoma when the Gators and Sooners play on Wednesday in the college football Cotton Bowl at AT&T Stadium. The Florida Gators finished the regular season with a 0-2 SU and 1-1 ATS skid after winning their prior six games.
The Gators will be aiming to end their losing streak. The Oklahoma Sooners will be looking to prolong their seven-game winning streak when the two teams meet in this year’s Cotton Bowl in Arlington. This ought to be a great game with two of the nation’s top offenses colliding.
Florida Gators vs. Oklahoma Sooners NCAAF Odds by MyBookie.ag
|Florida||-3 (-105)||72 (-110)||-150|
|Oklahoma||+3 (-115)||72 (-110)||+130|
Betting Florida Gators
The Gators are the favorites of the 2020 Cotton Bowl game according to the best College Football betting sites. Starting QB Kyle Trask did all that he could in the SEC championship game to help his Gators get the win. He finished with 408 passing yards, three passing touchdowns, one rushing TD and no picks.
He led his team to 46 points against one of the nation’s top defenses. But Trask was undone by his team’s terrible defense in a 52-46 loss to the Alabama Crimson Tide. Florida’s defense gave up 35 points in the first half against Alabama.
The Gators have surrendered 28.6 points per game this season. They have now allowed 80 total points in their last two games. Things are not about to get any easier in the Cotton Bowl. The Sooners are coming into this game ranking ninth in the nation in scoring with 41.8 points per game.
Betting Oklahoma Sooners
The Sooners are underdogs at the best USA sportsbooks. They accrued a 24-7 lead over the Iowa State Cyclones in the Big 12 championship game. They held on for a 27-21 win and cover as 5.5-point faves.
Oklahoma’s defense was abused for 40 points per game in a three-game span against Kansas State, Iowa State and Texas back at the start of the season. The Sooners went 1-2 SU and ATS in that period.
Since then, the defense has yielded only 16.5 points per game in a 6-0 SU and 5-1 ATS run.
Oklahoma is playing some remarkable football going into this game. Now the Sooners will try to keep that momentum going for their first bowl win under head coach Lincoln Riley. Riley has led the school to a 2-1 ATS record in his first three bowl games as head coach. The Sooners have lost all three of those games straight up.
Florida Gators vs. Oklahoma Sooners NCAAF Pick
Per the best USA sportsbooks, The Gators are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 bowl games. And 1-3-1 ATS in their last five games overall. The Sooners are 5-2 ATS in their last seven against the SEC. And 6-1 ATS in their last seven games overall. The over is 9-4 in the Gators last 13 games overall. The under is 5-2 in the Sooners last seven neutral site games.
The Florida Gators have a lousy defense and zero running game. They’re coming off consecutive losses. But the Gators also have one of the top passing attacks in the country. They just went toe to toe with Alabama, against whom they scored 46 points.
The Oklahoma Sooners have not lost since October 3. they have a top-10 scoring offense in the nation. They are the third best team defending the run. There’s value to be had with the Sooners and the free field goal. This is likely going to be a shootout. You might still want to back Florida and one of the top QBs in college football. Dan Mullen also has additional time to get ready and develop with a creative offensive game plan.