College Bowl Predictions for Texas Bowl: Illinois vs. Baylor

Posted by Doc Moseman on December-28-2010 Add Comments

The Dec. 29 Texas Bowl between Illinois and Baylor would probably be a much better basketball matchup than a football clash, but I’m sure both schools are happy to be traveling to Houston’s Reliant Stadium.

Both schools stumbled down the stretch.

Illinois (6-6) lost three of its final four games but is in the postseason for the first time since getting crushed in the 2008 Rose Bowl.

Baylor (7-5) had its first winning season since 1995 and earned a bowl bid for the first time since the 1994 Alamo Bowl.

This could be a very high-scoring game as Baylor allowed 150 points in its final three games while the Illini allowed 15...

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