Big 12 forecasters ready to play the confidence game for this week

If it’s Friday, it must be time for the DieHards Big 12 forecasters to commence with their annual confidence game.

The panel selects each game against the line set by Las Vegas oddsmakers. The picks are ranked  in order with the pick with the most confidence ranked first followed by the others.

With all 10 teams in the conference playing this week, the top pick will be worth 15 points this week, the second choice 13 and the other picks pegged at 11, 9 and 7 points.

Here’s a look at the lines set for each game this week by Las Vegas oddsmakers:

Big 12 point spreads for Oct. 12 games:

Texas Tech @  West Virginia -3
Kansas  @  Iowa State -20 1/2
TCU   – 4 1/2 @ Kansas State
Oklahoma  – 7 1/2  vs. Texas (at Dallas)
Baylor @ Oklahoma State -25 1/2

Here’s how the pickers have set their confidence for this week

Big 12 Suzanne H. Tim G. John S. Shehan J. Matt J.
15  ISU OU BU TCU TCU
13  TCU WVU OU WVU OU
11  WVU TCU WVU OU BU
9  BU ISU TCU BU WVU
7  UT BU ISU KU KU
LW 35 15 35 20 12
TOT 247 210 205 201 179

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