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Odds are Missouri will open with a win

Posted on: November 18, 2010 1:01 pm
 
Missouri will become the last ranked team to open its season tonight.

The 15th-ranked Tigers are hosting Western Illinois at 8 ET.

They'll win not only because they're good (and way better than Western Illinois), but because they're a Big 12 school, and Big 12 schools don't lose home games to non-league opponents. For proof, consider that Big 12 teams have won 83 consecutive home games against non-league oppoents heading into today's slate of games. The streak will move to 87 consecutive games as long as Kansas State, Missouri, Baylor and Oklahoma aren't upset tonight.

Meantime, Arkansas also opens today.

The Hogs host Grambling State at Bud Walton Arena.

Arkansas and Missouri are the only two BCS-affiliated schools yet to play a game, as of this minute.
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