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Texas LonghornsBaylor Bears
Dec 3, 3:30 PM | Turf of Floyd Casey Stadium

Texas Longhorns vs Baylor Bears Odds

7-4TEAM RECORD8-3

The NCAAF betting menu features a clash between Baylor and Texas on Saturday, with the host Bears trying to win both for fans supporting them and bettors backing them.

The Bears currently sports a record of 8-3, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 6-4-1 ATS. The Longhorns are 7-4 and 6-5 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Bears post a 9-2 over under record this season, while the Longhorns have gone 5-6 against the number.

View Texas vs Baylor Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: The Longhorns were listed as 2-point underdogs on the opening NCAA football line at most sportsbooks tracked by OddsShark. No total was available early in the week.

Power Rankings / Prediction: It's a betting matchup between the No. 52-rated Bears and the No. 11-ranked Longhorns, according to the NCAAF Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 41-39 result in favor of the Longhorns.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Baylor's No. 6-ranked offense (43.1 PPG) against a Longhorns defense that ranks No. 32 at 21 PPG. The Bears passing attack has averaged 359.5 yards per game, more than the Longhorns give up through the air (201.8 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Longhorns feature the league's No. 30-rated road run defense, allowing 131.5 yards per game. Baylor, meanwhile, ranks No. 10 in rushing offense at home.

Texas won its last outing, a 27-25 result against Texas A&M on November 24. Texas covered in that game as a 7.5-point underdog, while the 52 combined points took the game UNDER the total.

Baylor won its last outing, a 66-42 result against Texas Tech on November 26. Baylor covered in that game as a 12-point favorite, while the 108 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Texas Longhorns Trends:
When playing in December are 7-3
When playing on turf are 5-5
After being outgained are 8-2
When playing within the conference are 4-6

Baylor Bears Trends:
When playing in December are 0-1
When playing on turf are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 5-5

A few Longhorns at Bears trends to consider:
Texas is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Baylor
Texas is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games when playing Baylor
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games
Texas is 17-5 SU in its last 22 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Baylor's last 5 games at home
Baylor is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 8 of Baylor's last 9 games
Baylor is 6-0-1 ATS in its last 7 games at home

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