Oklahoma State vs. Missouri State football: Kickoff time, betting odds, matchup breakdown

Jacob Unruh

The Oklahoma State Cowboys open the 2021 college football season against the Missouri State Bears at 6 p.m. Saturday in Stillwater. Here's what you need to know:

On the air: OSU-Missouri State football

Streaming: ESPN+/Big 12 Now

► Radio: KXXY-FM 96.1

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About the broadcasters

The ESPN crew of Courtney Lyle (play-by-play), Brandon Weeden (analyst) and Shane Sparks (sideline) has the call. Lyle is the play-by-play commentator for volleyball, basketball and softball on ESPN and the SEC Network. A Tennessee graduate, she previously worked at TV stations in Knoxville, Tennessee, and Macon, Georgia. Cowboys fans are familiar with Weeden, who was the team’s star quarterback leading the way to the Fiesta Bowl victory in 2011. He was selected in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Browns and he played seven seasons in the league. Sparks is a wrestling commentator and analyst for the Big Ten Network.

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Weather for OSU-Missouri State 

Forecast: Partly sunny; 89 degrees; Winds N at 7 mph; 43% chance of rain

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Odds for OSU-Missouri State

Line: Cowboys by 36.5. Over/under: N/A

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Predictions for OSU-Missouri State

Jenni Carlson, Columnist

OSU 55, Missouri State 13


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Berry Tramel, Columnist

OSU 38, Missouri State 14


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Jacob Unruh, OSU beat writer

OSU 47, Missouri State 9


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Scott Wright, OSU beat writer

OSU 44, Missouri State 6


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