OK­LA­HOMA over Iowa St by 27

Playbook Football (Midweek Alert) - - 2-minute Handicap -

With teams like Ge­or­gia climb­ing up the polls, the Soon­ers are anxious to get back on the field after a week off and prove to vot­ers that their strug­gle against Bay­lor was a fluke (28-point fa­vorite OU beat the Bears by only 49-41). Iowa State brings some good num­bers into this matchup, go­ing 6-1 ATS with conf re­venge last year and post­ing an iden­ti­cal 6-1 ATS mark after be­ing held to 7 or fewer points. The prob­lem is (as we so cru­elly wit­nessed last week with our Up­set Special pick with ISU over Texas), the Cy­clones are tied for last na­tion­ally in red zone of­fense this sea­son. That won’t work against the vaunted Sooner of­fense, a ma­chine that’s av­er­ag­ing 48 PPG. Ok­la­homa has also cashed four straight tick­ets as con­fer­ence chalk of 21 or more points and is 4-1 ATS re­cently after rest. Still, there’s a Texas-sized shadow loom­ing over this matchup as the Soon­ers must face the resur­gent Longhorns in next week’s Red River Ri­valry game, and they’re just 2-10 ATS as dou­ble-digit con­fer­ence road fa­vorites in games be­fore tak­ing on UT. Our big­gest con­cern over cov­er­ing a 4-TD spread, though, is the fact

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