Baylor Bears vs Texas Longhorns Prediction, 10/24/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Baylor Bears vs Texas Longhorns
Date: Saturday, October 24, 2020
Location: Texas Memorial Stadium
Odds/Point Spread: Baylor (+10.5)
Charlie Brewer and the Baylor Bears (1-1) head to Texas Memorial Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the Texas Longhorns (2-2). Texas opens this contest as 10.5-point favorites. The over/under has been set at 65.5.
In their last game, the Baylor Bears took on the West Virginia Mountaineers and added a loss to their record by a score of 27-21. John Lovett led the team in rushing for that contest. His longest run of the day went for 9 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He scurried for 23 yards via 14 carries which means he ran for an average of 1.6 yards per run. Josh Fleeks was the leader in receiving yardage with a total of 48 yards on 3 receptions. He notched an average of 16.0 yards per catch for that contest. Charlie Brewer went 23/38 with 229 yards by way of the pass and tossed 3 touchdowns. He walked away with 2 picks for the contest.
Concerning scoring points, the Baylor Bears are sitting at 34.0 points per game. As a unit they average 115.0 yards rushing giving them a rank of 64th in the nation. The Bears have attained 608 total yards over the course of this season. When it comes to getting in the endzone, Baylor has amassed 4 touchdowns through the air and 3 touchdowns via the ground. In terms of yards through the air, the Bears have given up 370 yds which has them ranked 18th in the nation. During this campaign, they have yielded 336.5 yards per game which ranks them 31st in D-1. The Bears rank 29th in the country when it comes to team defense, allowing 20.5 points per contest. Opposing teams are running for an average of 3.7 yards per attempt on the ground and 151.5 yards on the ground per game on the year. During their 2 games, they have allowed 185.0 yards per game through the air in addition to conceding a completion percentage of 65.3%. Over the course of this year, they have conceded 303 yards via the running game in 2 games.
Charlie Brewer has connected on 668 of his career 1,044 throws for a completion percentage of 64.0%. He is throwing for 219.3 yards per outing. For his collegiate career, Brewer has thrown for a total of 8,113 yards with 55 TD's and 22 picks. His quarterback rating is 142.4 with a TD percentage of 5.3% and an interception rate of 2.1%. Since he has been in college, he has attempted a run 364 times totaling 900 yards.
In their last contest, the Texas Longhorns took on the Oklahoma Sooners and left there with a loss by a score of 53-45. Sam Ehlinger went 30/53 with 287 yards by way of the pass and completed 2 TD's. He walked away with 2 interceptions on the day. Sam Ehlinger led the team on the ground in this outing. He broke a long run for 25 yards and he ran for 4 touchdowns for this outing. He ran for 112 yards by way of 23 carries which meant he was running for 4.9 yards per run. Joshua Moore led the team in receiving yardage by earning 83 yards on 8 receptions. He averaged 10.4 yards per reception in this outing.
Concerning how much they score, the Longhorns are 1st in D-1 holding an average of 49.5 points per contest. During the season to this point, the Longhorns have earned 1,266 passing yards as well as an average of 316.5 passing yards per game, ranking them 14th in the nation. They are averaging 178.8 yards per game on the ground and have run for 715 yards in total. The Texas Longhorns have an average of 495.3 yards per outing ranking them 13th in Division 1. Texas has allowed a total of 593 rushing yards (148.3 yards per outing) as well as 9 touchdowns on the ground this year. The Longhorns are giving up 36.3 PPG, which has them sitting 77th in Division 1. In total, they have given up 145 points in total. They have conceded 8 touchdowns via the pass as well as 251.8 yards/contest, which puts them in 58th in Division 1.
Ehlinger has passed for 84 touchdowns compared to 26 interceptions in his collegiate career. His TD percentage on pass attempts is 6.4% and his interception rate is 2.0%. He has taken off and run for 1,768 yds on 491 attempts. He is averaging 252.0 yards per game through the air with a 144.4 QB rating. In the 40 games in his college career, Sam Ehlinger has connected on 828 of his 1,316 attempts for 10,081 yds.
Who will win tonight's Bears/Longhorns college football game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take the Longhorns -10.5
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