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ESPN Analysts Predict Winner Of Texas-Oklahoma

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NORMAN, OK - SEPTEMBER 10 : An Oklahoma Sooners RUF/NEK waves a flag after a touchdown against the Louisiana Monroe Warhawks September 10, 2016 at Gaylord Family Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. The Sooners defeated the Warhawks 59-17. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images) *** local caption ***

The Big 12 Championship Game will feature a rematch of the Texas-Oklahoma game from earlier this year that resulted in the Sooners' only loss.

Since then, Oklahoma has reeled off a six-game winning streak where the Sooners scored at least 48 points in every single game. Their surge helped them climb from No. 9 to No. 5 and within striking range of the College Football Playoff.

The Texas Longhorns, on the other hand, wound up losing back-to-back games against Oklahoma State and West Virginia that all but ended their College Football Playoff hopes. Nonetheless, if they can repeat their performance from earlier this year, the Longhorns will secure their first Big 12 title since 2009.

ESPN's analysts gave their predictions on the high-stakes game and had a pretty clear idea of how it would play out.

By a vote of 11-3, ESPN's personnel believe that Oklahoma will win the Big 12 Championship Game.

The consensus is that it will be a very high-scoring game that may ultimately be decided by less than a touchdown.

13 of the 14 analysts have Oklahoma scoring at least 40 points, with Joel Anderson boldly predicting the game ends with an eye-opening 73-70 scoreline.

The Sooners enter the game as an eight-point favorite over the Longhorns.