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    Opening line

    If anyone cares anymore, we're 31 points dogs to the Cowboys.



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    Re: Opening line

    Quote Originally Posted by thunderdave View Post
    If anyone cares anymore, we're 31 points dogs to the Cowboys.
    could you calculate a ISU moneyline to win outright...



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    Re: Opening line

    I would say that line is pretty favorable. I honestly cannot fathom how we keep them under 50.


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    Re: Opening line

    I'm taking the Clones on that line.....





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    Re: Opening line

    250K on the Cowboys. I love our team (in 2 years), but now I am taking OSU.



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    Re: Opening line

    Quote Originally Posted by Jeremy View Post
    I would say that line is pretty favorable. I honestly cannot fathom how we keep them under 50.
    The point being that we might actually score thirty, with Austen healthy again.



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    Re: Opening line

    Sure, we can keep it under 30.

    If Oklahoma State only plays their first team for about 10 minutes...



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    Re: Opening line

    Quote Originally Posted by Aclone View Post
    The point being that we might actually score thirty, with Austen healthy again.
    Texas only scored 28 and 7 of it was a gift on a PF penalty from OSU. What makes ya think we'll score more on 'em than Texas did?



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    Re: Opening line

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    Texas only scored 28 and 7 of it was a gift on a PF penalty from OSU. What makes ya think we'll score more on 'em than Texas did?
    Do you really think that they'll be as intense as they were for Texas? Or perhaps Texas was flat after a big showdown with Missouri?



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    Re: Opening line

    Quote Originally Posted by Aclone View Post
    Do you really think that they'll be as intense as they were for Texas? Or perhaps Texas was flat after a big showdown with Missouri?
    They're a damn fine team and are well coached. I'd expect them to be MORE intense, wanting to reclaim some momentum/confidence after a loss (See Colorado vs Missouri 10/25/08).

    Could we score 30 on 'em? Sure. Could we win? Yeah.

    Is there anything that suggest either of those will happen?

    Not at all.

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    Re: Opening line

    The line should be 40!

    I'm a man!



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    Re: Opening line

    Quote Originally Posted by Jeremy View Post
    I would say that line is pretty favorable. I honestly cannot fathom how we keep them under 50.
    I think last time we saw a line like this it was @ku last year and everyone lost a ton of credits.


    +31... ouch.


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    Re: Opening line

    The last time ISU was a 30+ point dog:
    2007 - ISU (+30.5) vs. Oklahoma - OU 17-7

    Before that, it was:
    1998 - ISU (+34) at Kansas State - KSU 52-7



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    Re: Opening line

    Quote Originally Posted by theshadow View Post
    The last time ISU was a 30+ point dog:
    2007 - ISU (+30.5) vs. Oklahoma - OU 17-7

    Before that, it was:
    1998 - ISU (+34) at Kansas State - KSU 52-7
    That doesn't help me.



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    Re: Opening line

    Quote Originally Posted by ISUFan22 View Post
    Texas only scored 28 and 7 of it was a gift on a PF penalty from OSU. What makes ya think we'll score more on 'em than Texas did?
    That was also at Texas and they held Missouri to like 24 at Missouri, so I agree with you there is no way in hell we score 30.



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