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Big 12 Weekend Preview : Week 6

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Six weeks into the college football season and the top of the Big 12 looks stronger than any other conference. TCU and Baylor have dominated competition, Oklahoma is looking like it could make a run at the playoff, and Oklahoma State is finding a way to stay undefeated. West Virginia lost to the Sooners last week, but there's no reason as to why they still can't have a say in the Big 12 race too. They host the Cowboys this weekend, so don't be surprised if the Mountaineers are back in the conference title race discussion if they beat OSU.

It's also OU-Texas week just in case you haven't heard, so that game should be a factor in the Big 12 race as well. Just because Texas isn't at it's best doesn't mean they can't stop Oklahoma from winning a Big 12 title (see 2013). It's one of the biggest rivalries in all of college sports, so it's still a must watch game. There's a chance Bill Snyder's Kansas State team could pull of a huge upset in Manhattan against #2 TCU. There's also a possibility Baylor breaks the scoreboard against Kansas. ESPN's FPI gives Baylor a 99.1% chance to beat Kansas, and they're probably spot on.

Big 12 Schedule :

#3 Baylor at Kansas - Saturday 11:00 A.M. CT

#10 Oklahoma vs Texas  - Saturday 11:00 A.M.

Iowa State at Texas Tech - Saturday 2:30 P.M.

#21 Oklahoma State at West Virginia - Saturday 6:00 P.M.

#2 TCU at Kansas State - Saturday 6:30 P.M.

Baylor and Oklahoma are both heavily favored against their opponents in the morning, while Texas Tech- Iowa State should feature a lot of points. West Virginia is favored against Oklahoma State, which means there might be five Big 12 teams in the Top 25 next week if the Cowboys lose a close one in Morgantown.

Kansas State lost a heart breaker to OSU last weekend, but a bounce back win over the second ranked team in the country should help them get over it. The Horned Frogs dominated last weekend against the Longhorns but the Wildcats probably aren't that much better competition. it's a small possibility that Kansas State wins the game, but crazier things have happened.