Texas at Baylor College Football Picks & Predictions 10/28/2017
Saturday, October 28, 2017
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The Texas Longhorns travel to McLane Stadium to take on the Baylor Bears on Saturday, October 28, 2017. The opening line for this game has Texas as 10 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 60. The Longhorns have an ATS record of 6-1-0 while their over/under record is 2-5-0. The Bears have an over/under record of 4-3-0 and they are 3-4-0 against the spread.
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Valuable Texas Longhorns Betting Trends
The Texas Longhorns are 2-5-0 against the over/under
The Texas Longhorns are 6-1-0 against the spread
Important Baylor Bears Betting Trends
The Baylor Bears are 4-3-0 against the over/under
The Baylor Bears are 3-4-0 against the spread
Key Texas Longhorns Injuries
10/22/17 DL Andrew Fitzgerald Knee is "?" Saturday vs. Baylor
10/22/17 TE Garrett Gray Knee is "?" Saturday vs. Baylor
10/22/17 OL Garrett Thomas Knee is "?" Saturday vs. Baylor
10/22/17 RB Kyle Porter Chest is "?" Saturday vs. Baylor
10/22/17 WR Reggie Hemphill-Mapps Knee is "?" Saturday vs. Baylor
10/22/17 QB Sam Ehlinger Concussion is "?" Saturday vs. Baylor
09/25/17 DL Chris Daniels Transferred has left the team
09/18/17 OL Connor Williams Knee out indefinitely
09/12/17 OL Patrick Hudson Knee out for season
08/24/17 DB Eric Cuffee Wrist out indefinitely
08/23/17 TE Andrew Beck Foot out for season
08/14/17 OL Elijah Rodriguez Ankle out indefinitely
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
10/22/17 DE Jamie Jacobs Neck is "?" Saturday vs. Texas
10/22/17 CB Jordan Tolbert Shoulder is "?" Saturday vs. Texas
10/22/17 DE K.J. Smith Shin is "?" Saturday vs. Texas
10/09/17 OL Rob Saulin Shoulder out for season
10/04/17 OL Ishmael Wilson Left Team out for season
10/04/17 CB Jourdan Blake Left Team out for season
10/02/17 PK Drew Galitz Knee out for season
09/26/17 WR Chris Platt Knee out for season
09/25/17 DE Xavier Jones Leg out indefinitely
08/28/17 DB Travon Blanchard Transferred out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Texas Longhorns are 58th in Division 1 in points scored with 212. They have run 565 plays this season for 3,031 yards, which ranks them 31st in the nation in total offense. The Longhorns average 5.4 yards per play, which is 84th in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 162 1st downs this year, placing them 39th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Texas has run for 1,060 yards as a team, which ranks 81st in the country. They've run 289 times, averaging 3.7 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Longhorns have been penalized on offense 53 times for 470 yards so far this season, which has them 27th in the nation in penalties. Sam Ehlinger has thrown for 1,419 yards this season. He has completed 107 passes on 192 attempts for a completion percentage of 55.7%. His quarterback rating this year is 124. He averages 7.4 yards per pass attempt and 7.1 adjusted yards per throw.
Texas is 47th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 161. They have surrendered a total of 2,717 yards on D, which is 59th in Division 1. The Longhorns are ranked 81st in yards per play allowed with 5.7. Opposing offenses have completed 136 passes on 233 attempts against the Texas Longhorns defense this season, placing them 77th and 80th in the country. The Texas pass defense has also given up a total of 1,871 yards through the air, which is 102nd overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 247 attempts for 846 yards this year, putting them in 24th place in D-1 against the run. The Longhorns have committed 46 penalties for 362 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 59th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Texas is ranked 77th in the nation in punt returns with 10. They've accumulated 123 punt return yards and average 12.3 yards per return, which is 24th in college football. They have returned 18 kicks for 385 yards on special teams, ranking 69th in kick return yardage. The Longhorns average 21 yards per kick return and they are 61st in the country in all-purpose yards with 3,539. The Texas Longhorns have attempted 11 field goals this season and made 6, which is 96th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 55%. Texas Longhorns kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 26 for 26 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,863 yards on 38 punts, averaging 49 yards per punt. That places them 1st in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Bears have run for 979 yards as a team, which ranks 91st in the nation. They've run 242 times, averaging 4 yards per rush as a unit. The Bears have been penalized on offense 55 times for 407 yards so far this year, which has them 22nd in the country in penalties. They are 82nd in Division 1 in points scored with 188. They have run 503 plays this year for 2,949 yards, which ranks them 33rd in the nation in total offense. The Baylor Bears average 5.9 yards per play, which is 53rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 137 1st downs this season, ranking them 92nd overall as an offensive unit. Zach Smith has completed 99 throws while attempting 185 passes for a completion percentage of 53.5%. He has passed for 1,421 yards this year. He averages 7.1 adjusted yards per throw and 7.7 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 125.8.
The Baylor Bears rush defense has given up 287 attempts for 1,569 yards this season, putting them in 108th place in the country against the run. They have had 55 penalties for 548 yards on defense this year. That places them 120th in Division 1. Baylor is 121st in college football in points surrendered on defense with 278. They have given up a total of 3,603 yards on D, which is 122nd in the nation. The Bears are 126th in yards per play allowed with 7.1. Opponent offenses have completed 145 throws on 221 attempts against the Baylor defense this season, ranking them 92nd and 64th in the country. The Baylor Bears pass defense has also surrendered a total of 2,034 yards in the air, which is 118th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The Baylor Bears have tried 16 field goals this year and made 14, which is 7th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 88%. Baylor kickers have made 95% of their extra points, going 18 for 19 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,489 yards on 33 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That ranks them 14th in the NCAA in punting average. Baylor is 113th in the country in punt returns with 6. They've totaled 55 punt return yards and average 9.2 yards per return, which is 42nd in D-1. They have returned 22 kicks for 335 yards on special teams, which puts them 92nd in kick return yardage. The Bears average 15 yards per kick return and they are 76th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 3,340.
Who will win tonight's Longhorns/Bears college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Longhorns -10
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