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With Top Five Rankings, TCU and Baylor Battling On Field, But Not Secondary Ticket Market

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It is known as one of the most storied rivalries in all of college football, and The Revivalry is growing even more competitive in terms of secondary market tickets prices this season. Both TCU and Baylor find themselves within the top five on the AP Top 25 Poll ahead of Week 4, but it is the Bears who control the more expensive ticket prices at home over their remaining five games at McLane Stadium. 

According to TiqIQ, the average price for Baylor tickets is $174.57 over the school’s final five home games on the secondary market. That marks a 20.5% jump over the Horned Frogs’ average of $144.78. While there is plenty of skepticism as to whether both teams will compete at this high of a level down the stretch, both have enjoyed early success and massive offensive outpouring over the first three weeks. That will be difficult to recreate as their respective schedules strengthen, though ticket brokers and fans alike will be paying big to be on hand for those games. 

Baylor will play its most expensive remaining home game on November 14 against Oklahoma. The average secondary market price for Baylor vs Oklahoma tickets is now $231.11, 32.4% above season average, and the get-in price starts at $55. One other game will also exceed the $200 average, and that comes against Texas on December 5. Baylor vs Texas tickets own a secondary market average of $230.19 and a $64 get-in price.

The 111th chapter of The Revivalry will serve as No. 3 TCU’s top-priced game this season. Held at Amon Carter Stadium on November 27 TCU vs Baylor tickets average a whopping $324.19, making it the most expensive game between the two schools since at least 2010, when TiqIQ began tracking secondary market ticket data. Before this year’s game, 2014’s matchup at McLane Stadium was the most expensive at an average price of $233.79. The cheapest ticket to the late-November showdown is currently $85. With their hopes of a College Football Playoff berth on the line each week of the season, TCU fans will treat every game like a must win. Booking Dallas flights through can get out-of-town fans to Amon G. Carter Stadium for kickoff, in addition to offering hotels in Dallas near the best transportation options to and from the game. 

Both schools will hope that this year’s installment of their historic rivalry will yield a better defensive result than 2014’s game, which saw Baylor sneak a 61-58 shootout win away from TCU. The victory gave the Bears a 52-51-7 overall record against the Horned Frogs and served as their second consecutive win in The Revivalry. Should both teams stretch their early success into their November 27 game, 2015 would also mark the second straight year that they both hold a position within the Top 10, with No. 5 Baylor hosting No. 9 TCU in Waco last season.