Head coach Mack Brown has grown accustomed to spending Thanksgiving Day on the sidelines, as the Texas Longhorns (8-2) prepare to take on the TCU Horned Frogs (6-4) in Austin, with the opening kickoff scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET on ESPN.
The Longhorns opened up as eight-point home favorites in the Week 13 college football betting odds (courtesy of SBR Forum), while the total stands at 58 in the market.
Brown has led Thursday night's host to four consecutive victories, including a 33-7 blowout win over the Iowa State Cyclones as 10.5-point home favorites on Nov. 10.
Let's take a closer look at this Big 12 Conference matchup from a betting perspective while offering up an against-the-spread (ATS) pick along the way.