The Oklahoma Sooners beat the Baylor Bears in the Big 12 Championship on Saturday, and on Sunday, OU was selected to be the No. 4 seed in the College Football Playoff.
OU will play No. 1 seed LSU, who finished the season undefeated and beat No. 4 Georgia in the SEC Championship on Saturday. While LSU has had an outstanding season with a revamped offense led by passing coordinator Joe Brady and likely Heisman winner Joe Burrow at quarterback (speaking of Burrow, I got hammered by the guys at Freezing Cold Takes for this article), the defense has had an up-and-down season.
But it’s the LSU Tigers who opened up in Las Vegas as an 11.5-point favorite. It’s another sign of the disrespect we saw and heard most of the day against Oklahoma and the Big 12.
Oklahoma vs LSU (per BetOnline.ag)
To many in the national media, it feels like this is more of a three team playoff between LSU, Ohio State and Clemson. Oh, and then there’s Oklahoma.
Granted, the Big 12 is the only Power 5 Conference who has not yet won a College Football Playoff game. But I guessed LSU would be a 6.5-point favorite against OU, yet I was off by nearly double.
Needless to say, I’ll be hammering the OU line. Oh, and should I note that I was on Baylor +10 in the Big 12 Championship and the picks are 16-4-2 the last month of the season. Are you with me?
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