The Oklahoma Sooners will play against an Division II opponent, the Missouri State Bears, in an early-season tune-up on Saturday at 7 p.m. ET at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium. After an 12-2 record last season and an appearance in the Peach Bowl, the Sooners are coming in with an eye to spark another quality season.
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Oklahoma has the odds in their favor, so they’ll need to guard against complacency. It would take nothing short of an miracle for MSU to pull off an victory, but maybe they can at least keep Oklahoma from covering the spread.
How To Watch
When: Saturday at 7 p.m. ET
Where: Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium — Norman, Oklahoma
Follow: CBS Sports App
The Sooners are an big 40.5-point favorite against the Bears, according to the latest college football odds.
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This is the first time these teams have played each other within the last five years.
The Oklahoma Sooners haven’t missed a beat since legendary coach Bob Stoops called it a career prior to the 2017 season. Lincoln Riley has stepped in and guided Oklahoma to three 12-2 seasons and a trio of Big 12 titles. The Sooners begin their quest for another when they host the Missouri State Bears on Saturday. Kickoff from Oklahoma Memorial Stadium for the first-ever meeting between the schools is set for 7 p.m. ET.
Oklahoma will be led by redshirt freshman quarterback Spencer Rattler as it attempts to improve to 79-15-4 in home openers in its current venue. Missouri State went 1-10 in 2019, needing triple overtime to post its lone win and ending the season with a seven-game losing streak. The Sooners are 40.5-point favorites in the latest Oklahoma vs. Missouri State odds, while the over-under for total points scored is 66.5. Before making any Missouri State vs. Oklahoma picks, be sure to see the college football predictions from SportsLine’s Barrett Sallee.
When it comes to college football, there are few who deserve the “expert” tag quite like Sallee. The CBS Sports writer and analyst hosts shows on SIriusXM College, writes for CBSSports.com and appears regularly on CBS Sports HQ as well as countless radio shows across the nation as a guest.
Sallee debuted with SportsLine in 2017 and has delivered in a big way, posting a winning record in his weekly best bets column since that point. He stayed red-hot in 2019, finishing an amazing 42-20 (68 percent) in his popular best bets column and going 59-35-2 (63 percent, plus $2,037) overall on his college football picks. He got off to a fast start in Week 1 of 2020 as well on his best bets, running his current streak to 44-21.