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Texas vs. Washington picks and best bets for Alamo Bowl

The Longhorns will wrap up their season against the Huskies on Thursday night.

Baylor v Texas Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images

The Texas Longhorns will take on the Washington Huskies in the Alamo Bowl from the Alamadome in San Antonio, Texas. Washington is coming off a 10-win regular season in the first year of the Kalen DeBoer era, while Texas is in a bowl game for the first time since Steve Sarkisian took over prior to the 2021 season.

Current lines at DraftKings Sportsbook

Spread: Texas -3
Total: 67.5
Moneyline: Texas -150, Washington +130

Key players that have opted out, injuries for Alamo Bowl


WR Jaden Alexis - Out (knee)
TE Brayden Liebrock - Out (shoulder)
WR Isaiah Neyor - Out (knee)
OL Junior Angilau - Out (knee)
RB Bijan Robinson - Out (opt out)
RB Roschon Johnson - Out (opt out)
LB DeMarvion Overshown - Out (opt out)
QB Hudson Card - Out (transfer)
OT Andrej Karic - Out (transfer)
WR Troy Omeire - Out (transfer)
LB Prince Dorbah - Out (transfer)
EDGE DJ Harris - Out (transfer)
DB JD Coffey - Out (transfer)


TE Jack Westover - Questionable (concussion)
DL Armon Parker - Out (undisclosed)
S Vincent Nunley - Out (leg)



The Pick: Washington +3

The Huskies rank sixth nationally in yards per play (6.8) against FBS opponents, and quarterback Michael Penix should be well motivated as the veteran college football player hasn’t played in a bowl game in his career. It feels like this game could go either way, so let’s go with the squad that’s getting a four-point head start.