TCU vs. Baylor prediction, odds, spread: 2022 Week 12 college football picks, best bets from proven model

The fourth-ranked TCU Horned Frogs aim to keep their perfect record intact when they visit Big 12 rival Baylor Bears on Saturday. TCU (10-0, 7-0 Big 12) has gone undefeated or tied twice in program history, most recently going 13-0 in 2010. The Horned Frogs had their worst offensive performance of the season last week but rallied to a 17-10 win over then-No. 18 Texas. Baylor (6-4, 4-3) had its three-game winning streak snapped last Saturday with a 31-3 loss at home to No. 19 Kansas State.

The kickoff at McLane Stadium in Waco, Tex. is set for noon ET. The Horned Frogs are 2-point favorites in the latest TCU vs. Baylor odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over/under for total points scored is 57. Before making any Baylor vs. TCU picks, you should check out our college football predictions and betting tips tips from SportsLine’s advanced computer model.

The SportsLine projection model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past six-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated a staggering profit of nearly $3,000 for $100 players on college football’s top picks against the spread. Anyone who has followed it has seen tremendous returns.

Now, the model has TCU vs. Baylor in its sights and has locked in its picks and CFB projections. You can head over to SportsLine now to check out the model options. Here are several college football odds and betting lines for Baylor vs. TCU:

  • TCU vs. Baylor spread: Horned Frogs -2
  • TCU vs. Baylor over/under: 57 points
  • TCU vs. Baylor money line: Horned Frogs -135, Bears +1115
  • TCU: Horned Frogs are 8-2 against the spread in their last 10 meetings with Baylor
  • BAY: Bears are 22-8 ATS in their last 30 games against teams with a winning record
  • TCU vs. Baylor picks: See the picks at SportsLine

Selected game | Baylor Bears vs. TCU Horned Frogs

Because TCU can cover

The Horned Frogs own a 57-53-7 record in the all-time series and have actually had more success on the road, where they are 29-24-1 as opposed to 28-29-4 at home. TCU has won six of the last seven meetings overall, with the lone loss during that stretch coming in triple overtime in 2019. It has performed well offensively in recent years, scoring at least 30 points in four of its last five wins vs. of the Bears.

TCU is becoming known for big plays as they are first in the nation with 15 that have gone for at least 50 yards. The Horned Frogs are also No. 1 in FBS with nine plays of 60 or more yards and lead all Power 5 schools with 13 touchdowns of 50 or more yards, while senior Max Duggan ranks first among Power 5 quarterbacks with 15 TD passes at least. 20 yards. Junior running back Kendre Miller has posted five straight 100-yard performances, the program’s longest streak since Lonta Hobbs had five in 2002, and has run for at least one touchdown in every contest this year.

Because Baylor can cover

The Bears will be motivated by the fact that they still have a chance to reach the Big 12 championship game and defend their title. They’ll also look to return to form offensively, as they scored at least 35 points in four straight games before being held to just one field goal last week. Despite that performance, Baylor is averaging 34.8 points this season.

Richard Reese is also hoping to get back on track, having rushed for just 61 yards in his last two outings after back-to-back 100-yard efforts. He leads the Bears with 852 yards and needs 30 to break the program record set by a freshman in 2013 by Shock Linwood. Reese is second in the nation among freshmen in both rushing yards and rushing TDs (13).

How to make Baylor vs. TCU picks

The SportsLine model leans on the whole, projecting a total of 63 points. The model also says that one side of the spread occurs in over 60% of the simulations. You can see the model’s CFB options only at SportsLine.

So who wins TCU vs. Baylor? And which side of the spread hits in over 60% of simulations? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the spread to jump on, all from the model who crushed his college football picks and find out.

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