TCU may be without Trevone Boykin and Josh Doctson, but the Horned Frogs have loved playing Baylor as the team has gone 7-1 ATS in their past eight against the Bears. TCU will end their regular season when they play host to Baylor on Friday.
The Horned Frogs have lost two of their past three games, but the loss of Boykin has been the worst for the team. TCU’s passing offense looked bad against Oklahoma last week with quarterbacks Bram Kohlhausen and Foster Sawyer combining to throw 13-of-29 with three touchdowns and three interceptions.
If Baylor wants to somehow sneak into the playoffs, which I will freely admit is a long shot, they will need to beat TCU and Texas to end their season. Baylor is dealing with injuries at quarterback with starter Seth Russell out for the season and backup Jarrett Stidham likely out this week. That puts third-string sophomore Chris Johnson in the starter role.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Betting fans going with the TCU Horned Frogs in this game found them listed as 0-point on the betting odds menu at 5Dimes earlier in the week.
Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 55-47 win for the Bears on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
The Baylor Bears will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Friday, as they are 5-5 ATS versus the spread this season, while the TCU Horned Frogs are 5-6 ATS. Baylor is 7-3 against the over under total, while TCU is 5-6 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and TCU vs Baylor injuries news.
The TCU Horned Frogs sit at No. 12 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Baylor Bears are at No. 3 on that chart.
Offensively, the game matches up the TCU Horned Frogs No. 6-ranked offense (42.91 PPG) against a Baylor Bears defense that ranks No. 74 at 27.9 PPG. The TCU Horned Frogs passing attack has averaged 365.55 yards per game, more than the Baylor Bears give up through the air (249.3 YPG on average).
Recent Outings Betting Recap
In their last gridiron battle, KD Cannon did much of the damage, producing 210 receiving yards as Baylor beat the Cowboys 45-35 at Boone Pickens Stadium.
Aaron Green ran through the Oklahoma defense for 127 yards in TCU's last game, but the Horned Frogs still lost a 30-29 decision at Memorial Stadium.
Next Betting Matchups
Baylor home to Texas, Saturday, December 5th
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