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Big 12 Championship preview: Oklahoma vs. TCU

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

On Saturday afternoon, the No. 12 TCU Horned Frogs faces the No. 2 Oklahoma Sooners in the Big 12 Conference Championship game. The game will start at 12:30 pm EST at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on FOX.

The Horned Frogs come into this game with a 10-2 record. The Sooners have an 11-1 record overall.

Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield (Getty Images)

Oklahoma Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield (Getty Images)

This will be a neutral site game for both teams. The Sooners are 1-0 in neutral site games this season, as they defeated the Texas Longhorns 29-24 in Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, Texas on October 14, 2017.

This will be the Horned Frogs first neutral site game of the season.

According to Covers.com Consensus Analysis, the Sooners have a 66% chance to win this game in its public poll. Their expert poll; however, says Oklahoma has a 64% chance to win the game in its expert poll.

The Sooners won the meeting back in November. Oklahoma won 38-20 over the Horned Frogs in that game.

In fact, the Sooners have won the past three games in this rivalry. TCU has not won in this series since October 4th, 2014 when they won 37-33.

In the past 10 meetings, Oklahoma has a 7-3 advantage. The previous two wins was a 17-10 win on September 3, 2015 and a 20-7 win on September 7, 1996.

The Horned Frogs have won two straight games since the loss to the Sooners. They’re 3-2 in their past five games.

The Sooners are on a seven-game win streak. They have not lost a game since they were upset 38-31 by the Iowa State Cyclones.

Oklahoma is averaging 45.3 points per game. TCU is averaging 34.5 points per game.

Horned Frogs quarterback Kenny Hill has gone 215 of 323 for 2,604 passing yards. He has 19 touchdowns and five interceptions.

Darius Anderson has 128 carries for 768 rushing yards and eight touchdowns. John Diarse has 28 receptions for 477 receiving yards and two touchdowns.

Sooners quarterback Baker Mayfield – the Heisman front-runner – has gone 247 of 346 for 4,097 passing yards. He has 37 touchdowns and five interceptions.

Rodney Anderson has 138 carries for 867 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns. Marquise Brown has 46 receptions for 894 receiving yards and five touchdowns.

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