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Big 12 Picks Week 8

Big 12 Picks Week 8

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Big 12 Picks Week 8

This is a big week for the Big 12 and could potentially eliminate some teams from a chance to win the conference.  The top six teams play each other this week.  #14 Kansas State @ #11 Oklahoma will kick it off, with the Sooners comings off a close game against Texas.  Kansas State is a very good team with their only lose coming at home against Auburn.  That was a game the Wildcats should have won, but made some huge mistakes.  Oklahoma has the home field advantage and will win a close one.

My upset alert for the week is #4 Baylor @ West Virginia.  Baylor is coming off a classic against TCU, they scored 24 unanswered points with 11 minutes left in the game to come back and win.  West Virginia is a team with a high powered offense, and ever since the Alabama game I have thought they could pull off a big upset and I think this could be the game.  I’m going to go with Baylor in a close one, and don’t be surprised if Baylor is trailing going into the fourth.

The other big game this week is #15 Oklahoma State at #12 TCU.  TCU is coming off a heartbreaking lose against Baylor, a game they should have won.  Oklahoma State has been great this season with their only lose by six points to #1 Florida State.  I expect this to be a great game and come down to the final minutes, but I have to continue my trend of going with the home team and think that TCU pulls it off.

Saturday, October 18

28 #14 Kansas State @ #11 Oklahoma 31

43 #4 Baylor @ West Virginia 37

20 Kansas @ Texas Tech 31

42 #15 Oklahoma State @ #12 TCU 45

27 Iowa State @ Texas 31

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