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Big 12 Report - Week 12
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|2018 BIG 12 STANDINGS|
Texas Christian at Baylor (FOX Sports 1, 12:00 p.m.)
The Horned Frogs started the season with high expectations, but now they're in a coin-flip game simply trying to stay bowl eligible. A loss in this one and they're home for the holidays. If Baylor falls, they would have a sixth loss and need to win a tougher game at Texas Tech for a sixth win. TCU heads into the game just 7-19 ATS in the past 26 conference games, while going 1-4 ATS in the past five road outings. The Horned Frogs are 0-7 ATS in the past seven games overall. The Bears head into the game 2-6 ATS in the past eight games at home, while going 2-10-1 ATS in the past 13 games against teams with a losing record. The over is 4-0 in the past four battles in Baylor, while going 6-1 in the past seven meetings. The underdog is also 7-0 ATS in the past seven meetings in the series. TCU is 5-1 ATS in the past six in this series, while going 5-1 ATS in the past six meetings in Waco.
West Virginia at Oklahoma State (ABC, 3:30 p.m.)
The Mountaineers head to a tough stadium looking to keep their flickering playoff hopes alive. They are 6-2-1 ATS in the past nine games overall, while going 5-1-1 ATS in the past seven games played on a field turf surface. The Cowboys enter 4-1 ATS in the past five against teams with a winning record. The over has been the prevailing trend for both sides, but the under has cashed in four of the past five meetings in this series. The over is 7-3 in the past 10 covers by West Virginia, while going 4-1 in the past five games on field turf. The over is 9-3 in OK State's past 12 conference battles, and 11-5 in the past 16 overall. The over is also 5-1 in their past six following a straight-up loss.
Texas Tech at Kansas State (ESPNU, 3:30 p.m.)
The Red Raiders appeared in the national spotlight the past two weeks and played two very entertaining games, albeit losses. Now, they'll have a less challenging game against K-State, although Manhattan is always a tough place to play even in a down year for the Wildcats. Texas Tech could leave with a sixth loss if they're not careful, while K-State will be unable to attain bowl eligibility with a loss. Texas Tech is an impressive 7-1 ATS in the past eight against teams with a losing record, and 11-5 ATS in the past 16 in the month of November. However, TTU is just 2-5 ATS in the past seven tangles with K-State. The over os 4-0 in the past four for Texas Tech, but the under is 5-2 in their past seven road games. The under is 7-1 in the past eight home games for K-State, and 9-3 in their past 12 overall, while the over is 9-1 in the past 10 meetings in this series.
Kansas at Oklahoma (FOX, 7:30 p.m.)
The Jayhawks head to Norman looking to slow down the Sooners, but they're more than a five-touchdown underdog and already ineligible for a bowl after last week's loss to rival Kansas State. Don't expect the Jayhawks to play with a lot of fervor. Kansas is 1-10 ATS in their past 11 on a grass surface, and just 10-25 ATS in the past 35 on the road against teams with a winning home mark. Oklahoma is 14-6 ATS in the past 20 at home, but just 1-5 ATS in the past six against teams with a losing record. In this series the home team is 6-1 ATS in the past seven with Kansas 1-4 ATS in their past five trips to Norman. The under is 4-1 in the past five for the Jayhawks on the road, too, while the over is 10-1 in the past 11 for Oklahoma and 4-0 in their past four at home.
Iowa State at Texas (Longhorn Network, 8:00 p.m.)
The Cyclones head to Austin as a three-point underdog, as they have been outstanding lately after a slow start. This is a primetime matchup between the No. 16 and No. 15 teams in the nation.
I-State enters 9-1-1 ATS in the past 11 road games while going 24-7-1 ATS in the past 32 games overall. They're also 21-6-1 ATS in the past 28 conference tilts, too, while going 15-5-1 ATS in the past 21 against teams with a winning record. The Cyclones have been really solid against the number in nearly every area. For Texas, they're pretty solid against the spread lately, too. The 'Horns are 12-5-2 ATS in the past 19 against teams with a winning record.
It's all about the under in this series, and lately for both sides, too. The under is 5-1 in the past six meetings in Austin, while going 13-4 in the past 17 for Iowa State and 10-4 in their past 14 conference battles. The under is 12-5 in the past 17 home games for Texas, and 40-17 in their past 57 inside the conference.