CBSSports.com picks Oklahoma as a Lock of the week
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CBSSports.com has released its bowl preview with confidence levels on different Vegas spreads.
Clemson is currently a 3.5-4.5 point underdog and the website has Oklahoma as one of their "locks of the week" to cover the spread against their opponent.
(via CBSSports.com) The Tigers haven't covered the spread in any game Deshaun WatsonDeshaun Watson
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The Tigers have the #1 total defense in the nation (259.6 ypg) and 62th ranked in total offense (410.1 ypg). The Tiger's defense has 44 sacks on the season and is ranked #1 in the nation with 122 tackles for loss.
In contrast, Oklahoma is 54th ranked in total defense (382.3 ypg) and 20th ranked in total offense (480.5 ypg). Running back Samaje Perine has rushed for 1,579 yards and 21 touchdowns this season.
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