English
Menu

OddsShark Top Sportsbooks

Cyclones vs Bears Game Preview

Iowa State CyclonesBaylor Bears
Oct 8, 7:00 PM | Turf of Floyd Casey Stadium

Iowa State Cyclones vs Baylor Bears Odds

3-1TEAM RECORD3-1

Baylor will look to improve on its 3-1 record this week when they host Iowa State in Week 6 action at Floyd Casey Stadium on Saturday.

The Bears are 3-1 so far on the season, and 3-1 ATS vs. the number. The Cyclones, meanwhile, are 3-1 and 2-2 ATS. Over under bettors have seen Baylor go 3-1 and the Cyclones go 2-2 on the totals.

View Iowa State vs Baylor Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Sportsbooks have set the Bears as 16.5-point favorites on the opening line for this contest.

Power Rankings / Prediction: The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Bears at No. 44 and the Cyclones at No. 69 heading into this contest. Handicapping models project a 51-29 result in favor of the Bears.

ADVERTISEMENT:

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Baylor's No. 4-ranked offense (47.2 PPG) against a Cyclones defense that ranks No. 85 at 29.2 PPG. The Bears passing attack has averaged 351.5 yards per game, more than the Cyclones give up through the air (218.5 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Cyclones own the league's No. 23-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 112 yards per game when on the road. Baylor, on the other hand, rates No. 21 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Iowa State lost its last outing, a 37-14 result against Texas on October 1. Iowa State failed to cover in that game as a 8.5-point underdog, while the 51 combined points took the game OVER the total.

Baylor was a 36-35 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Kansas State. They failed to cover the 3.5–point spread as favorites, while the total score (71) made winners of OVER bettors.

Iowa State Cyclones Trends:
When playing in October are 5-5
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 3-7

Baylor Bears Trends:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on turf are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 4-6

A few Cyclones at Bears trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Iowa State's last 7 games on the road
Iowa State is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing Baylor
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Iowa State's last 6 games
Iowa State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 10 of Baylor's last 13 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Baylor's last 8 games at home
Baylor is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
Baylor is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games when playing Iowa State

Next up:
Iowa State at Missouri, Saturday, October 15
Baylor at Texas A&M, Saturday, October 15

Comments