The Baylor Bears will travel in Big 12 conference action when they face the TCU Horned Frogs in an NCAA college football game set for Saturday afternoon.
Kick off time from TCU is set for 3:30PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ABC TV.
The point spread from this college football game has the road team Baylor Bears favored by -12 ½ points.
Baylor drops their first game of the season to fall to 9-1 on the season following a 49-17 road defeat last week to the Oklahoma St Cowboys as a -7 ½ point wagering favorite. The game total finished at under 279 points. Baylor fell behind 14-3 at the half then gave up 35 second half points to the Oklahoma St offense.
The Bears offense produced 453 yards with 94 running for 2 ½ yards per carry. Bryce Petty hit on 28 of 48 passes for 359 yards and two touchdowns. Baylor converted just 7 of 18 from three point range. They had three turnovers and took none away from the Cowboys. On defense Baylor gave up 594 yards to the Oklahoma St offense with 154 running for under 3 ½ yards per attempt.
TCU enters off the bye week. The team has lost four of five games. They fall to 4-7 and bowl eliminated after a 33-31 road defeat two weeks ago to the Kansas St Wildcats as a +11 ½ point underdog. The result means that TCU has been eliminated for bowl consideration. The total finished at over 45 points. TCU took a 31-30 lead with just two minutes remaining but allowed Kansas St to drive for the game winning 41 yards field goal with three seconds left.
The Horned Frogs offense put up 348 yards with 99 running for 3 yards a carry. The team converted just 6 of 15 on third down as the team has had trouble sustaining drives. Each team committed two turnovers each. Casey Pachall hit on 23 of 33 throws for 248 yards with a touchdown and pick. The TCU defense gave up 411 yards to the Kansas St offense with 154 yards rushing.