Saturday, October 29, 2016
Texas Memorial Stadium
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The Baylor Bears take on the Texas Longhorns on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Texas Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has Baylor as 3.5 point favorites. This season the Bears are 2-4-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 1-5-0. The Longhorns have an over/under record of 4-3-0 and they are 4-3-0 against the spread.
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Seth Russell finished with 144 yards through the air for Baylor last week. He completed 9 passes out of 22 attempts for a 41% completion percentage. The Bears were led in rushing by Seth Russell, who finished with 68 yards on 7 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 10 yards per carry. KD Cannon was the team leader in receiving with a total of 75 yards and 3 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 25 yards per reception. As a team in that game Baylor got a total of 20 first downs. Of those first downs, 15 came on the ground while 4 came through the air. They ran 79 total plays for 453 yards for the game. The Bears ran for 246 yards on 49 attempts.
Shane Buechele finished with 107 yards passing for Texas last week. He went 4 for 6, resulting in a 67% completion percentage. The Longhorns were led on the ground by D'Onta Foreman, who finished with 58 yards on 10 carries. He ended the game with an average of 6 yards per rush. Devin Duvernay led the team in receiving with 80 yards and 2 catches. He finished the game with an average of 40 yards per reception. Texas had 6 first downs total. 3 came from running the ball and 3 came from a pass. They ran 20 total plays for 160 yards for the contest. The Longhorns ran for 53 yards on 14 carries as a team.
Baylor scores 43.7 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 9th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 18.5 passes on 33.2 attempts for a 55.8 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 266.3 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 36th in college football. The Bears run for an average of 282.8 yards per game on 50 attempts for an average of 5.7 yards per carry. That ranks them 7th in the nation. They also run 83.2 plays per contest and average 6.6 yards per play for an average of 549.2 yards per game, ranking their offense 4th overall this season. The Bears average 25.5 first downs per game which ranks them 14th in the country. They accumulate 77.7 penalty yards per game via 9.3 penalties, which ranks 9th in the nation.
Baylor allows 160.8 passing yards per game, ranking 6th in D-1, and they allow 17.2 points per contest on defense, which ranks 11th. They give up 14.7 completions on 31 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 47.3. The Bears allow 159.5 rushing yards per game on 46.2 carries for an average of 3.5 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 64th in the country. Baylor allows 320.3 total yards per game including 4.2 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 16th in terms of yards per game. They force 2.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 5.2 penalties for 40.8 yards per game, ranking them 10th among D-1 teams.
Texas averages 36.1 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 28th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 20.7 passes per game on 32.1 attempts for a 64.4 percent completion percentage. They throw for 255.4 yards through the air per game, ranking them 44th in Division 1. The Longhorns run for an average of 222.1 yards per game on 48.1 attempts for an average of 4.6 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 29th on the ground. They also run 80.3 plays per game and average 5.9 yards per play for a total of 477.6 yards per game, ranking them 34th in the country on offense. The Longhorns get an average of 25.7 first downs per game, which ranks 11th in the nation. They average 70 penalty yards per game via 7.7 penalties, ranking them 17th in college football.
Texas allows an average of 263.1 passing yards per game, which ranks 102nd in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 32.6 points per contest, which has them ranked 99th in the nation. They give up 19.7 completions on 30.1 attempts for a completion percentage of 65.4 per game. The Longhorns allow 175.6 rushing yards per contest on 45.4 carries for a 3.9 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 78th in the country. Texas allows 438.7 total yards per game for an average of 5.8 yards per play, which ranks 94th in D-1. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and 6.9 penalties for 68.1 yards in each contest, ranking 113th in the nation.
Baylor Betting Trends
Baylor is 1-5-0 against the over/under this season
Baylor has an ATS record of 2-4-0 this season
Texas Betting Trends
Texas is 4-3-0 against the over/under this season
Texas has an ATS record of 4-3-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/23/16 DT Bravvion Roy Elbow "?" Saturday vs. Texas
10/23/16 PK Chris Callahan Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Texas
10/23/16 CB Jordan Tolbert Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Texas
10/12/16 DB Eric Ogor Suspension out for season
08/19/16 DL Byron Bonds Knee out indefinitely
08/19/16 RB Johnny Jefferson Personal out for season
10/17/16 WR Kai Locksley Undisclosed has left team
10/03/16 RB Chris Warren III Knee out indefinitely
09/15/16 RB Kirk Johnson Knee out indefinitely
09/01/16 OL Buck Major Finger out indefinitely
08/19/16 WR Lorenzo Joe Hamstring out indefinitely
Guy's Pick: Take Baylor
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