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Baylor hopes to remain undefeated in Austin

Terence Williams Baylor

The Baylor Bears are 14-3 SU and 9-8 ATS in their last 17 games against Big 12 opponents. The Bears will try to keep their undefeated season intact with another win over a conference foe Saturday on the road against the Texas Longhorns.

SHARK BITES
  • Texas is 15-3 SU in its last 18 games in Week 9.
  • Baylor is 2-6 ATS in its last eight games after consecutive wins.
  • Baylor RB Terence Williams has seven TDs in six games this season.

Through the first half of the 2016 season, the Bears have consistently blown their opponents away with a 6-0 SU record and an average margin of victory of 26.5 points per game. But despite putting up big numbers on offense, Baylor is just 2-4 ATS, bringing its record to 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games as a betting favorite.

Texas has won 14 of its last 18 games against the Bears, but the tides have turned recently with a 2-4 SU and 1-5 ATS record in the Longhorns' last six games against Baylor. The Longhorns ended Baylor's regular season on a sour note last year with a 23-17 win as a 20.5-point underdog in Baylor.

Since starting the season off 2-0 SU and ATS, Texas is 1-4 SU and 2-3 ATS over its last five games.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans backing the Texas Longhorns here saw them at Bovada as 3.5-point underdogs in this college football clash. (Check back shortly for opening totals at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark as none was available at the time this preview was written.)

Odds Shark prediction models pick the Bears to win this game on Saturday 46-30. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Baylor Bears vs Texas Longhorns Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Baylor Bears will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Saturday, as they are 2-4 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Texas Longhorns are 4-3 ATS. Baylor is 1-5 against the over under total, while Texas is 4-3 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs Baylor injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 63-rated Texas Longhorns and the No. 27-rated Baylor Bears in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Texas Longhorns No. 39-ranked offense (34.14 PPG) against a Baylor Bears defense that ranks No. 11 at 17.17 PPG. The Texas Longhorns passing attack has averaged 239 yards per game, more than the Baylor Bears give up through the air (160.83 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Baylor Bears own the league's No. 89-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 219 yards per game when on the road. Texas, on the other hand, rates No. 58 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kansas didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Bears as Baylor blasted them 49-7 in Week 7 action.

In their last game, the Longhorns were Week 8 losers coming out on the wrong end of 21-7 score against Kansas State.

Betting Trends
  • Baylor is 4-9 ATS in its last 13 games
  • Baylor is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Baylor's last 6 games
  • Baylor is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
  • Texas is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • Texas is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games at home
  • Texas is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Baylor home to TCU, Saturday, November 5th
Texas at Texas Tech, Saturday, November 5th

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