the official Predict Horns vs Baylor Bears

Discussion in 'On The Field' started by LonghornCatholic, Nov 17, 2019.

  1. BurntOrangeLH

    BurntOrangeLH 2,500+ Posts

    Baylor 34 Texas 17

    I hope I am wrong, but Texas will have to play up to its potential to enjoy this game.

    Bring the fun and energy back and Texas will win.
     
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  2. BurntOrangeLH

    BurntOrangeLH 2,500+ Posts

    So I take it the Hypocrites will prevail?
     
  3. BurntOrangeLH

    BurntOrangeLH 2,500+ Posts

    Remind me again how many bowl games Strong won at Texas?
     
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  4. ViperHorn

    ViperHorn 5,000+ Posts

    It doesn't matter whether Baylor is sky high or grave low. If Texas plays to its potential, no contest as Texas wins going away.

    Someone on the Texas defensive staff figures it out and Texas wins 28 - 24.
     
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  5. mb227

    mb227 2,500+ Posts

    Fixed that for ya. At least this week, it won't be the difference between a win and a loss.

    Actual score prediction to come later in the week...have not had enough alcohol yet.
     
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  6. FWHORN

    FWHORN 5,000+ Posts

    Baylor 38 Texas 20
     
  7. Clean

    Clean 5,000+ Posts

    Baylor 45 Us 28.

    There's 2 ways this can go, either Rape U will be down after their loss to blowu or they'll be pissed and take it out on us. I think since they have something to play for (spot in BXII CG), they'll be pissed and give us another butt kicking.
     
  8. RainH2burntO

    RainH2burntO 1,000+ Posts

    Will miss CJ, again, but....
    Gut tells me there is some righteous indignation building in this team.
    Can't figure out a score that works for what else I have in mind, so...

    Horns 30
    Bears 27
     
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  9. X Misn Tx

    X Misn Tx 2,500+ Posts

    Opponents score the last four games (including Kansas)...
    48, 37, 24, 23.

    Our score the last four games...
    50, 27, 27, 21

    I don't see Baylor scoring over 40 since we're getting our defensive guys back. And with Collin hurt and Eagles dealing with whatever, I don't see our offense skyrocket. Giving us 3 because :hookem:

    Texas 31
    Baylor 34
     
  10. Driver 8

    Driver 8 smoooove

    28-24 Texas
     
  11. HornDawg1957

    HornDawg1957 100+ Posts

    Bears 41, Horns 31.

    Sacrilegious to say as a Horns fan, but I'd almost welcome this outcome instead of a win. That way, I wouldn't have to lament the fact that an offsides penalty at the end of the Iowa State game cost us a chance to beat Baylor for a chance to play in the Big 12 Championship.
     
  12. ViperHorn

    ViperHorn 5,000+ Posts

    Clean, Texas' loss to ISU cemented ou/Baylor in the CCG since Baylor will have to lose to Texas and Kansas to get to 3 losses. Even then they will get the spot due to a better season record (this is how losing to LSU even hurt Texas in the Conference).
     
  13. HornDawg1957

    HornDawg1957 100+ Posts

    ViperHorn, I don't think that's correct. If only two teams are tied for second place, the first tiebreaker is head-to-head. If Texas beats Baylor and Texas Tech, and if Baylor loses to KU for their third loss, and if no other teams end up with three losses, Texas would win that tiebreaker and advance to the B12 Championship.

    The tiebreaking procedures (Tiebreaker Procedures) say that only conference games are used in breaking ties.
     
  14. Pomspoms

    Pomspoms 1,000+ Posts

    So we still have a mathematical chance to get to the big 12 championship?
     
  15. SteveInAustin

    SteveInAustin < 25 Posts

    Longhorns 31
    Bears 28

    We win by a field goal, probably in the last minute.
     
  16. Vol Horn 4 Life

    Vol Horn 4 Life 5,000+ Posts

    Baylor 31
    Texas 27
     
  17. HornDawg1957

    HornDawg1957 100+ Posts

    Yes, there's still a mathematical chance if we win out.

    We need Iowa State to lose once, at home to KU or on the road at Kansas State. And we need Baylor to lose twice, both at home to Texas and on the road at Kansas. (Before I edited this, I said Okie State needed to lose a game, but on further musing I'm pretty sure that's irrelevant, as described in the next paragraph.)

    If these things happen and Okie State also loses a game, we're tied alone with Baylor for second at 6-3 and advance on the head-to-head win. If these things happen and Okie State wins out, we're tied with both Baylor and Okie State at 6-3, but we would've beaten them both, so we'd advance on the two head-to-head wins.
     
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  18. Run Pincher

    Run Pincher 1,000+ Posts

    Texas - 30
    Rapists - 31
     
  19. Clean

    Clean 5,000+ Posts

    Well that sucks. Baylor plays 3 cream puffs and we play a top five team and we get penalized!
     
  20. SteveInAustin

    SteveInAustin < 25 Posts

    KVUE has a good article about this. In short, Longhorns need to win out, Baylor needs to lose both games, and Iowa State needs to lose 1 of its remaining 2 games. It doesn't matter what Oklahoma and Oklahoma St. do.
     
  21. ViperHorn

    ViperHorn 5,000+ Posts

    I should have said, "all but cemented". However, the probability of ISU losing at KSU and KU has beating Baylor at home is very low. If it ends up a 3 way tie the first tie breaker is head to head. To reach this point Texas will have beat Baylor.

    Here are the three-way tiebreaker rules (it could come down to Texas' margin of victory against Baylor):

    b. If three or more teams are tied, steps 1 through 4 will be followed until a determination is made. If only two teams remain tied after any step, the winner of the regular season game between the two tied teams shall prevail.
    1. The Conference records of the three or more teams will be compared against each other in a “mini round-robin” format.
    2. The Conference records of the three or more teams will be compared against the remaining team(s) in the Conference
    standings from top to bottom.
    a. When comparing against the remaining teams in the Conference standings any two-way ties will be broken by head-to-head
    competition before the comparison begins.
    b. If more than a two-way tie exists amongst the remaining teams in the Conference standings, the record against the collective
    tied teams as a group will be used.
    3. Scoring differential among the tied teams. The team or teams with the lowest difference between points scored and points
    allowed in games vs. the tied teams is eliminated from consideration.
    4. Draw (In the event steps 1-3 cannot break a multi-team tie the prevailing team or teams will be determined by draw at the
    Conference office).
    In the event tiebreaking procedures are unsuccessful and a draw is necessary in determining any portion of seeding.
     
  22. HornHuskerDad

    HornHuskerDad 5,000+ Posts

    I refuse to pick against the Longhorns. Logic says Baylor wins, but I say

    Texas 34
    Baylor 31
     
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  23. dukesteer

    dukesteer 2,500+ Posts

    Dion, I’m going to change my pick based on what I saw Monday in the press conference:

    TX - 38
    BU - 24

    If as I suspect Herman finally got the message — that what he has been doing is not working, he may be prepared the throw out many of his preconceived notions and take a new and different approach. That has the potential to be very positive.
     
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  24. nashhorn

    nashhorn 2,500+ Posts

    I think it’s a huge stretch to think Herman can turn his whole direction/attitude around in one week but I’ll never predict against the Horns so against better judgement, 41-39 Horns.
     
  25. Creek

    Creek 500+ Posts

    Texas-27
    Baylor-24
     
  26. Handler

    Handler 100+ Posts

    Defense much improved with players back, horns win 31-24...
     
  27. humahuma

    humahuma 250+ Posts

    Texas 24

    Bears. 34

    No comment
     
  28. Statalyzer

    Statalyzer 10,000+ Posts

    Texas 24
    Baylor 23
     
  29. MajesticII

    MajesticII 1,000+ Posts

    Wasn't that the game where Baylor was down to their 3rd string QB starting that game, and had to go to a WR who played QB at Refugio high school ( 2A ); and still almost beat us ????
     
  30. 4th_floor

    4th_floor 1,000+ Posts

    Texas 41
    Crooked Rhulers 33
     

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