- Associated Press - Thursday, October 27, 2016

Kansas (1-6, 0-4 Big 12) at No. 16 Oklahoma (5-2, 4-0), 7 p.m. (FS1)

Line: Oklahoma by 40½.

Series Record: Oklahoma 73-27-6

WHAT’S AT STAKE

Oklahoma, having won four straight games after starting out 1-2, can’t afford a slip-up against lowly Kansas. The Jayhawks have another chance to snap some miserable losing streaks, including a 16-game skid in Big 12 games, a 33-game losing streak in Big 12 road games and a 38-game overall road losing streak - 41 if you also count neutral-site contests.

KEY MATCHUP

Oklahoma’s potent offense, which put up 854 yards last week against Texas Tech, against Kansas’ defense. The Jayhawks allow 36.9 points per game (116th among 128 FBS schools), 433.0 yards per game (89th in the country) and 231.1 passing yards per game (ranking 72nd). It will be a good day if the Jayhawks manage to limit Oklahoma to their season averages.

PLAYERS TO WATCH

Kansas: RB Ke’aun Kinner. The senior ran for 145 yards on 14 carries, and is a focal point of the Jayhawks’ offense. He leads Kansas with 409 yards on 69 rushes.

Oklahoma State: WR Dede Westbrook. The senior has put together an historic four-game stretch for the Sooners in which he has hauled in 35 receptions for 776 yards and 10 touchdowns. Seven of his 10 TDs have been for 40 yards or longer.

FACTS & FIGURES

Kansas has lost its last 11 meetings with Oklahoma, with each game being decided by at least 15 points, including the five visits to Norman by a combined score of 216-71. . The Sooners have won 11 straight Big 12 games, and is 98-9 (a .916 winning percentage) at home since coach Bob Stoops took over in 1999, outscoring opponents by an average of 42-16.

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