Is it getting hot in here or is it just our takes? BetAmerica columnists Jeremy Balan, Ryan Murphy and Thomas Tassone share their sizzling picks for this weekend’s sports action. Handle with caution!
On paper, the Camping World Bowl on Saturday, December 28 between Notre Dame and Iowa State looks to be a bit of a one-sided affair. The Irish rank 13th in the nation in scoring offense and 14th in scoring defense, giving up the third-fewest passing yards in the nation. However, numbers can be deceiving at times.
The final week of the regular season is upon us, and Rivalry Week gives us a terrific game to cap off what has been an entertaining season in the Big 12 Conference. There will be some appetizers on Friday as Texas Tech and Texas square off, along with a visit to TCU by the Mountaineers of West Virginia. However, Saturday is where the real action is, as four ranked teams will see action.
The showdown every Big 12 fan has been waiting for, has finally arrived. This weekend sees the unbeaten Baylor Bears host the high-power Oklahoma Sooners, in a very likely preview of the Big 12 title game in less than a month’s time. An Oklahoma win would almost certainly set up this scenario, while a Baylor win leaves the door open slightly for Texas to walk through and stake their claim to a spot in the final game.
A pair of Big 12 teams with playoff aspirations, Baylor and Oklahoma, will square off in Waco, while Minnesota will hope to keep its perfect season alive in Week 12.
With only a few weeks left in the regular season, the quest for the Big 12 title has come down to a two-team race. Texas, Iowa State and Kansas State are clinging onto hope by a thread, as Baylor and Oklahoma have separated themselves from the pack and look destined for a massive showdown next weekend.
November is the heart of the college football season, with marquee games scheduled through Thanksgiving weekend, and Saturday’s Alabama-LSU tilt is the biggest. Here's what to look forward to this week.
It’s time for the Red River Showdown, and possibly the biggest explosion of offense we will see all season. Iowa State will also visit Morgantown, as West Virginia will look to rebound from a tough loss to Texas.
Iowa will put its unbeaten record on the line this weekend, when the Hawkeyes take on the Michigan Wolverines at the Big House. We have odds and a pick for that anticipated Week 6 game, as well as four more.
The Sooners will host the Red Raiders in this week’s spotlight Big 12 matchup. It's a game that sees Oklahoma a big favorite at home against a Texas Tech team that will be missing their quarterback. Elsewhere, #24 Kansas State will visit Oklahoma State, TCU will host Kansas, and Iowa State will try to get a road win over Baylor.