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Big 12 Report - Week 13
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Texas at Kansas (Fri. - FOX Sports 1, 12:00 p.m.)
The Longhorns head to Lawrence trying to push aside the pesky Jayhawks and secure their spot in the Big 12 Championship Game. While things are looking up for Kansas with Les Miles on the way to the team, they still have a long way to go to relevance. Texas heads into the game 0-5 ATS in their past five appearances on Friday. However, the Jayhawks are a dismal 3-8 ATS in their past 11 against teams with a winning record. As far as the total is concerned, the under is 22-9 in the past 31 overall for Texas, while going 41-17 in their past 58 conference battles. The under is also 5-0 in their past five trips to Kansas, while cashing in five of the past seven in this series.
Oklahoma at West Virginia (Fri. - ESPN, 8:00 p.m.)
The Sooners and Mountaineers do battle at Milan Puskar Stadium looking to punch their ticket to the Big 12 title game. A loss knocks them out of the mix. OU has managed just three covers in the past 10 outings, while cashing in two of the past eight games on the road. They're also just 1-5 ATS in the past six against teams with a winning record. For the Mountaineers, they're 4-1 ATS in the past five at home while going 3-0-1 ATS in the past four against teams with a winning overall mark. The ovr has cashed in five of the past six on the road, while going 11-1 in the past 12 overall. The over is 4-0 in West Virginia's past four overall, and 4-1 in the past five against winning teams. The over has cashed in four straight in this series, too, while the Sooners are a perfect 4-0 ATS in the past four meetings.
Baylor at Texas Tech (FOX Sports 1, 12:00 p.m.)
This game is essentially a playoff game to get into a bowl game, as both sides are 5-6 SU and needing a win for bowl eligibility. It should be a hotly contested battle, and it will have a bowl-game feel played at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. The Bears have managed a dismal 3-12-1 ATS record across the past 16 against teams with a losing record. Meanwhile, the Red Raiders are 7-2 ATS in the past nine against teams with a sub-.500 record. The favorite has connected in six of the past eight in this series, while the over is 7-1 in the past eight battles.
Kansas State at Iowa State (FOX Sports 1, 7:00 p.m.)
The road to bowl eligibility for the Wildcats goes through Ames, as K-State needs to secure a sixth win against a tough opponent or they'll be home for the holidays. The 'Cats are a solid 5-2 ATS in the past seven road games, while the Cyclones have been hot against the number, too. I-State is 13-4 ATS in the past 17 at Jack Trice, while posting an impressive 19-6-1 ATS mark in the past 26 conference battles and 24-8-1 ATs in the past 33 overall. As far as the total, the under is 4-1 in the past five overall and 5-2 in the past seven against winning sides. The under is 4-1 in the past five inside the conference for Iowa State, while going 16-5 in their past 21 overall. The Wildcats are 1-4-1 ATS in the past six trips to Ames while failing to cover in four straight in the series.
Oklahoma State at Texas Christian (FOX, 8:00 p.m.)
The Cowboys travel to Fort Worth looking to keep the Horned Frogs out of the bowl picture. TCU needs a win if they wish to go bowling. Vegas has OK State favored by five as of Wednesday morning, expecting quite a close battle. The Cowboys are 6-1 ATS in the past seven road games against a team with a losing home record. TCU has been terrible against the number, going 7-20 ATS in the past 27 home games, 1-7 ATS in the past eight overall while cashing just once in the past 10 conference battles. The Horned Frogs are also 0-4 ATS in the past four against teams with a winning overall record. The total trends are completely opposite, as OK State has hit the over in 23 of the past 32 inside the conference, while the under is 22-8 in TCU's past 30 inside the league.