Texas vs Baylor NCAA Football Parlay 11/23/2019
Game: Texas Longhorns vs Baylor Bears
Date: Saturday, November 23, 2019
Location: McLane Stadium in Waco, TX
Odds/Point Spread: Baylor -5
McLane Stadium is the venue where Charlie Brewer and the Baylor Bears will take on the Texas Longhorns on Saturday. Baylor opens this matchup as 5-point favorites. The Longhorns are 5-5-0 ATS and 6-4-0 when betting on the total. The Bears are 5-5-0 when wagering on the over/under and 6-4-0 against the spread.
In their last game, the Texas Longhorns went up against the Iowa State Cyclones and took the loss by a score of 23-21. Sam Ehlinger led the team in rushing during the game. He tore off a long run of 10 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He scurried for 27 yards by way of 12 carries which means he ran for an average of 2.3 yards per carry. Devin Duvernay was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 107 yards on 9 receptions. He had an average of 11.9 yards per reception during the game. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Longhorns was Sam Ehlinger who went 22/40 with 273 yards through the air and added 3 TD's. He ended the game with no interceptions. The Longhorns rushed the ball a total of 26 times and generated 54 yards earning them an average of 2.1 yards per carry. For the contest, the Longhorns got 16 first downs and they totaled 6 penalties for 55 yards which tells us that they had an average outing in terms of discipline. In the game, they ran 66 plays for a total of 327 yards. In terms of defense, Texas allowed 30 completions on 49 throws for a total of 354 yards, and a completion percentage of 61.2%. Against the run, the Longhorns allowed 112 yards on 30 attempts which is an average of 3.7 yards per attempt allowed. In the game, they gave up 466 yards and forced 1 takeaway.
The Longhorns come into this game with a record of 6-4 this year. They are one of top scoring teams in the nation averaging 36.1 points per game, ranking them 17th in D-1. As a unit, they are averaging 161.9 rushing yards per contest which is 6th in the conference. For total yardage, they currently sit at 5th in the Big 12 Conference and 24th in D-1 with 4,625 yards. The Longhorns have one of the middle tier defenses in the country, giving up 29.9 points per game putting them 8th in the Big 12. In regard to yards on the ground, Texas is allowing 144.4 yards per game putting them 5th in the conference and 51st in college football. Opposing teams are running for an average of 4.3 yards per carry putting them 7th in the conference and 70th in D-1 overall. Overall, they have conceded 1,444 yards rushing through 10 contests. When it comes to passing yards, the Longhorns have conceded 3,006 yards. Teams are completing 63.5% of the throws they are attempting against them and averaging 8.2 yards per try.
The last time they took the field, the Baylor Bears took on the Oklahoma Sooners and were defeated 34-31. Taking the lead at quarterback for the Bears was Charlie Brewer who went 18/29 with 194 yards passing and added 2 touchdowns. He walked away with 1 pick in the game. Charlie Brewer led the team in rushing during the game. He broke a long run for 23 yards and he added 2 TD's for the contest. He ran for a total of 65 yards by way of 17 carries which meant he was running for 3.8 yards per run. Denzel Mims led the team in receiving yardage with a total of 92 yards on 6 receptions. He averaged 15.3 yards per reception during the game. The Bears rushed the ball a total of 23 times and earned a total of 113 yards which had them averaging 4.9 yards per run. For the contest, the Bears got 18 first downs and they had a total of 1 penalty for 10 yards telling us that they had a strong outing in terms of discipline. In the game, they totaled 52 plays for 307 yards. When discussing the defense, Baylor allowed 30 catches on 43 throws totaling 297 yards, and a completion percentage of 69.8%. Overall, they conceded a total of 525 yards and forced 3 takeaways. Against the run, the Bears allowed 228 yards on 52 runs which means they had an average of 4.4 yards per run allowed.
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The Bears come into this matchup with a record of 9-1. Baylor has made teams respect their running game by averaging 180.7 rushing yards per game, which has them at 45th in Division 1. As a team, they have compiled a total of 1,807 yards rushing through 10 contests, so they'll look to the run game to try to keep the opponents off balance so they'll have open receivers. The Bears average 444.3 yards per contest overall ranking them 37th in college football and 6th in the conference. The Bears are allowing 20.5 points per contest which puts them at 1st in the Big 12 and 24th in the country. In discussing points allowed, they have allowed 205 points in total. When talking about yards on the ground, they are allowing 137.2 yards per game which puts them at 39th in Division 1 and 3rd in the conference. For the 2019 season, they have given up 1,372 rushing yards and 12 rushing touchdowns. Their passing defense is one of the mediocre units in college football. They are giving up 219 passing yards per game. For passing yards allowed per game, the Bears are ranked 4th in the conference.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Bears -5 and over the total points
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