Hoping for an OSU predictions loss, Texas and Baylor meet in a NCAA football schedule 2013 game with plenty on the line, as free NCAAF picks and ATS odds are courtesy of ESPN and a Dec. 7 LAT report.
Floyd Casey Stadium in Waco, Texas, will be the site for this Big 12 Conference title game between the 25th-ranked (8-3) Texas Longhorns and the ninth-ranked (10-1) Baylor Bears.
Opening kickoff is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. EST (2:30 p.m. CST/1:30 p.m. MST/12:30 p.m. PST) live on FOX. By the time Texas and Baylor take the field this afternoon, the outcome of the Oklahoma vs. Oklahoma State game would most likely have been decided.
Rest assured that the Longhorns and the Bears will be doing some scoreboard watching leading up to kickoff, as an OSU loss would leave the Big 12 title up for grabs.
So, which team do you think ATS oddsmakers and NCAA football predictions specialists foresee having the upper hand in Game 2 of this year’s Big 12 Championship?
According to Las Vegas NCAAF betting experts, most sportsbooks in the world have Baylor favored against Texas by double-digits tonight.
To be exact, 16½ points separate these teams in the ATS odds department, while the OVER/UNDER indicates we may be in for a barnburner with 73 total points.
Texas vs Baylor 2013 Predictions & ATS Consensus
- Longhorns [16½ pts.]: 300 units.
- Longhorns [15½ pts.]: 117 units.
- Longhorns [+14½ pts.]: 187 units.
- Longhorns [+14 pts.]: 24 units.
- Longhorns [+13½ pts.]: 302 units.
- Longhorns [44 pct.]: 930 units.
- Bears [-16½ pts.]: 369 units.
- Bears [-15½ pts.]: 151 units.
- Bears [-14½ pts.]: 247 units.
- Bears [-14 pts.]: 55 units.
- Bears [-13½ pts.]: 396 units.
- Bears [56 pct.]: 1218 units.
While Baylor is clearly the superior team, a spread of two touchdowns and a field goal against this Texas squad is a tough proposition.
The Longhorns do a better job when it comes to time of possession, Red Zone efficiency, special teams, and are even more disciplined in terms of avoiding penalties.
In addition, Texas is 6-1 against the spread in its last seven road games versus teams over .500, and own a 5-2 ATS mark after accumulating more than 450 total yards in their previous game.
- Examiner Free NCAA Football Picks: Texas Longhorns [+16½]
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