Check out our free Bears vs Longhorns pick and preview for NCAAF week 13 game in Austin. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this week’s NCAAF matchup.

Bears vs Longhorns Pick & Preview: NCAAF Week 13 Betting Odds

On Friday, November 25th at 12:00 PM ET, the Texas Longhorns and Baylor Bears at Darrell K. Royal Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin, TX. ESPN will carry the TV coverage for the game. The odds for this week 13 Big 12 matchup have the Longhorns as the -8.5 point favorite on the spread. The over-under point total is currently set at 55.5.

Bears vs Longhorns Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAF
  • Teams: Baylor Bears at Texas Longhorns
  • Where: Austin at Darrell K. Royal Texas Memorial Stadium
  • Date: Friday, November 25th
  • Betting Odds:
  • TX -8.5, BAYL +246 | TX -315 O/U 55.5

Bears Preview:

As the Bears travel to take on the Texas Longhorns, they have an overall record of 6-5. This includes going 4-4 in Big 12 action.

In their last game, Baylor fell to TCU by a score of 29-28, but they were able to cover the spread as 2.0 point underdogs. With their 57 combined points, the two teams remained below the over-under line of 57.5. In the win, the team’s defense gave up a total of 442 yards, with 115 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 60th in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, Baylor is ranked 124th in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 327 yards through the air.

Coming into this week’s game, the Baylor offense is averaging 34.18. So far, big plays have been hard to come by for the unit, as they rank poorly in explosive plays in both on the ground and through the air. However, they have an opportunity to put together an above average performance vs a Texas defense ranked 40th in EPA. This season, the Baylor offense has turned to the run at a below average rate. But, this week they have an opportunity to move the ball on the ground as Texas has struggled up front. For the year, the Bears are averaging 202.55 yards per gameon the ground. Heading into the game, the Bears will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per game average of 240.18 yards places them 77th in the NCAA. So far, they are the 125th ranked team in attempts per contest (30.27).

Longhorns Preview:

As the Longhorns travel to take on the Baylor Bears, they have an overall record of 7-4. This includes going 5-3 in Big 12 action.

In their last game, Texas defeated Kansas 55-14, despite being the 9.0 point underdogs. The two team’s combined to score 69 points, surpassing the over-under betting line of 63.5. In the loss, the team’s defense gave up a total of 346 yards, with 104 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 39th in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, Texas is ranked 122nd in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 242 yards through the air.

Coming into this week’s game, the Texas offense is averaging 35.45. So far, big plays have been hard to come by for the unit, as they rank poorly in explosive plays in both on the ground and through the air. However, they have an opportunity to put together an above average performance vs a Baylor defense ranked 64th in EPA. One matchup to watch in this game, is if Texas can generate some success in the run game. So far, the team is averaging 198.82 rush yards per game and have a matchup vs a Baylor defense that is vulnerable up front. Heading into the game, the Longhorns will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per game average of 234.09 yards places them 86th in the NCAA. So far, they are the 114th ranked team in attempts per contest (31.09).

Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NCAFF Game

In terms of betting, the Bears have an ATS record of 6-4-0. Their current over-under record sits at 6-4-0. When looking at their past 5 road matchups, Baylor has an ATS record of 3-2-0 while averaging 34.8 per game. The team went 3-2-0 overall in these games.

In terms of betting, the Longhorns have an ATS record of 6-4-0. Their current over-under record sits at 5-5-0. When looking at their past 5 home matchups, Texas has an ATS record of 3-2-0 while averaging 26.4 per game. The team went 3-2-0 overall in these games.

Bears vs Longhorns Pick

Free Spread Prediction: Texas Longhorns -8.5

Free Total Prediction: Over 55.5

 


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