Oh, the Cowboys had a chance to make last week historic! I was 2-0 after the afternoon games, and just needed Mike Gundy and the Pokes to cover the 12 points against in-state rival Oklahoma.
Backup Quarterback Dru Brown did his best, but it was not good enough. After only trailing by a score at half, OSU only put up 3 in the second half and OU ran away with the game.
While Texas and West Virginia did their jobs, I went 2-for-3 in my picks, and am now a serviceable 48% on the year. All in all, we are still down about half our balance, but have a chance to keep this momentum going.
There is only one game on the Big 12 schedule this week – and it pits an impressive matchup, one that was an instant classic only a few weeks ago.
Here is Week 15 of Betting the Big 12
Dr. Pepper Big 12 Championship
SATURDAY DECEMBER 7th | #9 Baylor (11-1, 8-1) vs. #7 Oklahoma (11-1, 8-1) in Dallas, TX | 11:00 A.M. on ABC | Oklahoma -8.5
Only a few weeks ago we watched as Baylor threw up all over themselves, losing a 28-3 lead, and eventually the game to a reeling Oklahoma Sooner squad. Jalen Hurts and company went from potential after-thoughts to all-of-a-sudden-our-chances-are-good-at-making-the-playoffs good.
With that being said, OU has had stretches where they looked really bad. While on paper, they somehow lead the Big 12 in total offense AND defense, they were outscored by a margin of 51-10 in 3 of successive quarters between 2 games, and barely scraped by ISU, Baylor and TCU in successive weeks.
Baylor on the other hand, have taken no prisoners. While their margins of victory have been less than stellar, they do it the old-fashioned way – with good defense and solid fundamental football. Quarterback Charlie Brewer has the potential (and receiving threats) to hang with the Sooners, and the defense will slow down OU’s where-has-it-been-all-year rushing attack.
For some reason I just think Lincoln Riley and company are going to take care of business. They are playing for style points, and making a statement for the College Football Playoff Committee. I have said it all year, and I still think BU is the epitome of the 2015 Iowa Football Season – “College Football’s Fake ID.”
I’ll take the Sooners, eat the 8.5 points, and lay em large for $250k. Hop along for the ride!
2019 WRNL College Football Betting Results
Begin the Year with $1,000,000
Week 1: 2 for 3, PLUS $80k
Week 2: 1 for 3, MINUS $65k
Week 3: 2 for 3, MINUS $560k
Week 4: 0 for 2, MINUS $450k
The Milton Brothers from Monopoly lent us $500k more to play with.. Haha
Week 5: 0 for 2, Minus $220k
Week 6: 1 for 2, Minus $10k
Week 7: 1 for 2, Minus $60k
Week 8: 0 for 3, Minus $165k
Week 9: 0 for 1, MINUS $45k
My main Monopoly Man is so nice he gave us $500k more. Lets just hope he doesn’t break my other leg
Week 10: 1 for 2, PLUS $45k
Week 11: 2 FOR 2, PLUS $350k
Week 12: 1 for 2, PLUS $90k
Week 13: 2 for 2, Plus $100k
Week 14: 2 for 3, MINUS $75k
Running Total, 15 for 31 (48% Correct), $1.010M Balance, Started with $2M