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Baylor BearsTexas A&M Aggies
Oct 15, 12:00 PM | Grass of Kyle Field

Baylor Bears vs Texas A&M Aggies Odds

4-1TEAM RECORD3-2

The NCAAF betting menu features a clash between Texas A&M and Baylor on Saturday, with the host Aggies trying to win both for fans supporting them and bettors backing them.

The Aggies sit at 3-2 (1-4 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Bears are currently 4-1 (4-1 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Texas A&M is 3-2 OU, and Baylor is 4-1 OU.

View Baylor vs Texas AM Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Fans backing the Aggies here saw them open as 8.5-point favorites in this college football clash. (Check back shortly for opening totals at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark as none was available at the time this preview was written.)

Power Rankings / Prediction: According to the Power Rankings here at OddsShark it's the No. 21-rated Aggies and the No. 25-rated Bears in this matchup. Predictive formulas point to a 55-48 win for the Bears on Saturday.

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How They Match Up:
The game also pits Texas A&M's No. 18-ranked offense, averaging 39 PPG, against a Bears defense that ranks No. 77 this week at 28.2 PPG. The Aggies aerial game is averaging 273.4 yards per game, more than the Bears secondary allows through the air, 204.6 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Bears own the league's No. 99-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 210 yards per game when on the road. Texas A&M, on the other hand, rates No. 52 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Baylor was a 49-26 winner in their most recent outing at home against Iowa State. They covered the 16–point spread as favorites, while the total score (75) made winners of OVER bettors.

Texas A&M was a 45-40 winner in its last match on the road against Texas Tech. They failed to cover the 8.5–point spread as favorites, while the total score of 85 sent OVER bettors to the payout window.

Baylor Bears Trends:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on grass are 1-9
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 5-5

Texas A&M Aggies Trends:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on grass are 8-2
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 7-3

A few Bears at Aggies trends to consider:
Baylor is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baylor's last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baylor's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Baylor's last 6 games when playing Texas A&M
Texas A&M is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Baylor
Texas A&M is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games when playing Baylor
Texas A&M is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas A&M's last 5 games at home

Next up:
Baylor at Oklahoma State, Saturday, October 29
Texas A&M at Iowa State, Saturday, October 22

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