What you need to know about OU-OSU football showdown in Bedlam

It's Bedlam week and rarely have the stakes been higher with both OU and OSU in the mix for the Big 12 championship and a berth to the College Football Playoff.

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How to watch OU vs. OSU

KICKOFF: 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Boone Pickens Stadium in Stillwater (ABC)

Betting odds for OU vs. OSU

From USA Today Sports partner, Tipico:

Against the spread: Cowboys by 4.5.

Over/under: 50.5 (-110).

'I feel like Charlie Brown':OSU, OU fans manage confidence, doubt as epic Bedlam arrives

Who leads the Bedlam series?

The Sooners own a 90-18-7 overall lead in the series and 42-7-5 in Stillwater. OU has won six straight against the Cowboys.

What to know about the Sooners

Tramel:No New York for Caleb Williams, but the OU quarterback still can make the playoff

More:Will the Sooners keep their College Football Playoff hopes alive in Bedlam at Oklahoma State?

'Kickers are like golfers':Sooners hoping Gabe Brkic gets his groove back in time for Bedlam

Tramel's ScissorTales:Caleb Williams? Spencer Sanders? Who is all-Big 12 quarterback?

Mad scientist vs. offensive genius:Who wins the battle between OSU's Jim Knowles and OU's Lincoln Riley?

Tramel:Would OU be SEC-bound if David Boren still was the Sooners' president?

'You have to set your past aside':Bedlam dominance nice, but Sooners say it's a minimal help vs. OSU

'It’s not over until it’s over':How Caleb Williams led an improbable comeback long before joining OU football

'This is a little bit bigger':Sooners expect rowdy crowd in Stillwater — impending SEC move or not

Who has the edge in Bedlam?:Let's take a look at four key matchups between Cowboys, Sooners

'We feel very comfortable with him':How OU's Key Lawrence has become a secondary safety net

More:Kennedy Brooks can make Sooner history, but can OU's running game move the ball against Oklahoma State?

Tramel's ScissorTales:Can the Bedlam winner make it to the College Football Playoff?

'He'll learn and grow':Why Lincoln Riley and Sooners aren't worried about Caleb Williams' cold stretch

Carlson:This isn't the biggest Bedlam ever, but OU & OSU have rarely played for higher spoils

OU football:What to know about the Sooners' 2021 schedule, roster and more

OU and OSU mascots Boomer, left, and Pistol Pete will not be seeing each other often in the near future.

What to know about the Cowboys

Carlson:How Spencer Sanders' evolution has taken Oklahoma State to the brink of a Big 12 title

More:Get to know Oklahoma State football's senior class who will be honored during Bedlam

'It's just Bedlam':OSU's Malcolm Rodriguez is preparing to face his fifth OU quarterback

'This game means everything':For Oklahoma State's in-state defensive linemen, Bedlam rules

'He’s a genius':How Jim Knowles became a mad scientist, torturing the Big 12 with Oklahoma State's defense

'We've been more open':Mike Gundy goes against perception he's conservative in Bedlam

Tramel's ScissorTales:Oklahoma State gets good news from College Football Playoff committee

Carlson:How Jim Knowles and his Oklahoma State defense haven't been nice to young quarterbacks

Tramel:Bob Bowlsby would enjoy an OSU-Baylor Big 12 football championship game

'A big-time feel':Ticket prices rising for high-stakes Bedlam matchup of top-10 Cowboys, Sooners

More:Will this be the last Bedlam football game in Stillwater? Mike Gundy believes so

Tramel's ScissorTales:OSU's Mike Gundy won't politick for a College Football Playoff berth

'They've done a great job':Why Mike Gundy says Oklahoma State's offense has been better than believed

Tramel:OSU First Gentleman Darren Shrum is quite the Cowboy football fan

'Stay the course':Jim Knowles' defense carries Oklahoma State's hopes into final three games

Teach me how to Gundy:How OSU coach Mike Gundy became college football's most interesting dancer

'I keep my game alive through them':How Tay Martin's path through adversity led him to great place with OSU

More:It's Bedlam week and Oklahoma State receiver Tay Martin expects to 'whoop' Sooners

Oklahoma State football:What to know about the Cowboys' 2021 schedule, roster and more