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Oklahoma Sooners: College Football TV Schedule & Gambling Picks - Week 2

Let’s look at OU vs. South Dakota, LSU vs. Texas, Clemson vs. Texas A&M and more!

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Welcome back, ladies and gentlemen! It’s that time of the week again — time to let your hard-earned money ride on the judgement of a 30-year-old man who once chose to major in sociology. If you took my advice last week, you actually went 5-2 against the spread! Hell, it would’ve been 6-1 had the Oregon Ducks not choked on a piece of white bread, but I suppose that’s just life.

After a fairly bland Week 1 schedule, Week 2 is slightly sexier. We’ve got the Battle of Crawfish Knowledge in Austin, the Perpetual Inferiority Complex Bowl in Western South Carolina and Nebraska’s first trip to Boulder since 2009.

I have one question: Which game day environment would you rather be a part of this week — Nebraska at Colorado or LSU at Texas? You may be asking, “Jack, why aren’t you including Texas A&M-Clemson in this discussion?” As annoying as the LSU and Texas fan bases happen to be, they lack the inferiority complex of Clemson and A&M fans. Seriously, those two schools could win 10 national championships apiece over the next 30 years and their fans will still have Little Brother Syndrome. All the titles in the world won’t wash that off, and I’d prefer to avoid interacting with those types. They spend enough time in our Twitter mentions as is.

I’m a bit short on time this week, so my explanations will be brief.


Cincinnati at Ohio State (-16.0) - As poorly as UCLA played, Cincy needed an awful lot of luck to pull out that victory at home. Having said that, Luke Fickell’s defense is good enough to keep this one close to the line, but not quite close enough. Gambling pick: Ohio State covers by a hair. Over 53

Army at Michigan (-22) - Like many of you, I’m not buying the Michigan hype — particularly on offense. Even if Michigan largely controls this game, the lowered number of possessions will still make a cover a likelihood. Gambling pick: Army covers in Ann Arbor. Under 47.5

West Virginia at Missouri (-13.5) - Austin Kendall and the ‘Eers survived a scare against James Madison this past weekend, but the result isn’t terribly alarming when considering that JMU is a perennial FCS National Championship contender. On the other side, Missouri is coming off of an embarrassing loss at Wyoming, but Kelly Bryant and the Mizzou offense were effective. Their defense will face a less-than-stellar WVU offense this time around, and I like their chances at home. Gambling pick: Missouri covers and give Austin Kendall his first loss as a starter. Over 63

Texas A&M at Clemson (-16.5) - Kellen Mond and A&M performed admirably in last season’s matchup in College Station, but the Tigers are obviously a different beast with Trevor Lawrence as the starter. The Aggies will hand for a bit, but it’ll get out of hand in the second half. Gambling pick: Clemson covers. Over 63.5

Nebraska (-4.5) at Colorado - The Huskers rarely had things easy in Boulder once Colorado emerged onto the national scene, and the environment they’re going to encounter this Saturday should rival those belligerent crowds they were up against in the late 80s and 90s. After seeing them struggle against lowly South Alabama, I have a feeling that Nebraska is about to walk into a buzzsaw. Gambling pick: Colorado beats the spread and wins outright. Over 65

South Dakota at Oklahoma (-41.5) - The jury is still out on Oklahoma Sooners’ defense to some degree, but they should be able to eat against this team. Offensively, OU can probably just score a touchdown on each possession until they take the foot off the gas. However, that could happen fairly early in the proceedings, so that could play a role here. Gambling pick: Oklahoma covers. Under 75.5

LSU (-6.5) at Texas - Combining LSU with competent QB play has been a rarity in recent years, but that appears to be the case with Joe Burrow and the Tigers. With that being said, I like their chances in this one. Gambling pick: LSU covers. Over 57

Friday TV Schedule (ET)

Matchup Time (ET) TV Streaming
Matchup Time (ET) TV Streaming
William & Mary at Virginia 8:00 PM ACC Network
Wake Forest at Rice 8:00 PM CBSSN
Marshall at #24 Boise State 9:00 PM ESPN2
Sacramento State at Arizona State 10:00 PM Pac-12 Networks

Saturday TV Schedule (ET)

Matchup Time (ET) TV Streaming
Matchup Time (ET) TV Streaming
Ohio at Pittsburgh 11:00 AM ACC Network
Cincinnati at #5 Ohio State 12:00 PM ABC
Army at #7 Michigan 12:00 PM FOX
Rutgers at #20 Iowa 12:00 PM FS1
#21 Syracuse at Maryland 12:00 PM ESPN
Old Dominion at Virginia Tech 12:00 PM ESPNU
UAB at Akron 12:00 PM CBSSN
Kennesaw State at Kent State 12:00 PM ESPN3
Southern at Memphis 12:00 PM ESPN3
West Virginia at Missouri 12:00 PM ESPN2
Charleston Southern at South Carolina 12:00 PM SEC Network
Vanderbilt at Purdue 12:00 PM BTN
Bowling Green at Kansas State 12:00 PM Fox Sports Net
Western Carolina at NC State 12:30 PM ACCNX
Northern Illinois at #13 Utah 1:00 PM Pac-12 Networks
Fordham at Ball State 2:00 PM ESPN3
South Florida at Georgia Tech 2:00 PM ACC Network
Tennessee Tech at Miami (OH) 2:30 PM ESPN+ ESPN+
#12 Texas A&M at #1 Clemson 3:30 PM ABC
Central Michigan at #17 Wisconsin 3:30 PM BTN
#25 Nebraska at Colorado 3:30 PM FOX
Southern Illinois at UMass 3:30 PM NESNplus NESNgo
Charlotte at Appalachian State 3:30 PM ESPN+ ESPN+
Grambling at Louisiana Tech 3:30 PM NFL None
Richmond at Boston College 3:30 PM ACCNX
Illinois at UConn 3:30 PM CBSSN
Eastern Illinois at Indiana 3:30 PM BTN
Southern Mississippi at Mississippi State 3:30 PM ESPNU
New Mexico State at #2 Alabama 4:00 PM SEC Network
Murray State at #3 Georgia 4:00 PM ESPN2
UTSA at Baylor 4:00 PM Fox Sports Net
Western Illinois at Colorado State 4:00 PM AT&T SportsNet
San Diego State at UCLA 4:15 PM Pac-12 Networks
Northern Colorado at #22 Washington State 5:00 PM Pac-12 Networks
UL Monroe at Florida State 5:00 PM ACC Network
North Carolina A&T at Duke 6:00 PM ACCNX
Gardner-Webb at East Carolina 6:00 PM ESPN3
Maine at Georgia Southern 6:00 PM ESPN+ ESPN+
South Dakota at #4 Oklahoma 7:00 PM PPV
#18 UCF at Florida Atlantic 7:00 PM CBSSN
Furman at Georgia State 7:00 PM ESPN3
Jackson State at South Alabama 7:00 PM ESPN3
Wyoming at Texas State 7:00 PM ESPN+ ESPN+
Western Kentucky at Florida International 7:00 PM ESPN+ ESPN+
Tennessee State at Middle Tennessee 7:00 PM ESPN3
North Texas at SMU 7:00 PM ESPN3
Eastern Kentucky at Louisville 7:00 PM ACCNX
BYU at Tennessee 7:00 PM ESPN
Coastal Carolina at Kansas 7:00 PM ESPN+ ESPN+
McNeese at Oklahoma State 7:00 PM ESPN+ ESPN+
#6 LSU at #9 Texas 7:30 PM ABC
Tulane at #10 Auburn 7:30 PM ESPN2
UT Martin at #11 Florida 7:30 PM ESPNU
Buffalo at #15 Penn State 7:30 PM FOX
Nevada at #16 Oregon 7:30 PM Pac-12 Networks
Western Michigan at #19 Michigan State 7:30 PM BTN
Eastern Michigan at Kentucky 7:30 PM SEC Network
Arkansas at Ole Miss 7:30 PM SEC Network
Stony Brook at Utah State 7:30 PM None Facebook
Liberty at Louisiana 7:30 PM ESPN+ ESPN+
Prairie View at Houston 8:00 PM ESPN3
Miami at North Carolina 8:00 PM ACC Network
UTEP at Texas Tech 8:00 PM Fox Sports Net
Tulsa at San Jose State 9:00 PM ESPN3
Arkansas State at UNLV 10:00 PM None Facebook
California at #14 Washington 10:30 PM FS1
#23 Stanford at USC 10:30 PM ESPN
Minnesota at Fresno State 10:30 PM CBSSN
Northern Arizona at Arizona 10:45 PM Pac-12 Networks
Oregon State at Hawai'i 11:59 PM Spectrum Sports (Hawai'i only) Facebook