|2013 FOX College Football Week 15 Odds & Spread: Texas vs. Baylor|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 04 December 2013 10:00|
Texas vs. Baylor Odds
Baylor is 10-1 on the season, 7-1 in the Big 12, 7-0 at home and 8-3 against the spread. Texas is 8-3 overall, 7-1 in conference play, 3-1 on the road and 6-5 against the spread. Texas has won eight of its last 10 games against Baylor.
Trends show that the road team is 4-1 against the spread in the last 5 games in the series and Texas is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 trips to Baylor. These two have hit the over in 4 of their last 5 meetings.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Baylor is favored at home, as the Bears have odds of -14 points against Texas on Saturday. The over/under total for the game has been set at 72 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Baylor favored by 14. The spread dropped to 13.5 before moving back to 14. The over/under total opened at 73.5 points and slowly worked its way down to 72 points.
Baylor is coming off a 41-38 win over TCU last week. The Bears have struggled in their last two games, being held to two of their lowest point totals of the season. Baylor is now averaging 55.4 points per game, which leads the nation. Defensively, Baylor is allowing just 22.2 points per game. Bryce Petty has thrown for 3,557 yards and 28 touchdowns while Lache Seastrunk has rushed for 982 yards and 11 scores. Antwan Goodley has added 59 receptions for 1,205 yards and 12 touchdowns.
Texas is coming off a 41-16 win over Texas Tech. The Longhorns have won seven of their last eight games heading into this contest. Texas is averaging 33.1 points per game on offense, while the defense is giving up 25.1 points per game. The offense is being led by Johnathan Gray, who has rushed for 780 yards and four touchdowns while Case McCoy has thrown for 1,831 yards and 10 touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, Baylor receiver Tevin Reese (shoulder) and linebacker Bryce Hager (groin) are also questionable. Texas linebacker Tevin Jackson (knee) and tackle Josh Cochran (shoulder) are questionable.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Texas, as the Longhorns are getting 53% of the wagers with odds of +14 points at Baylor on Saturday.