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Baylor Bears Host the SMU Mustangs in Week 2 NCAA Football Betting Odds Action

SMU travels to Baylor on Saturday, hoping to boost its 1-0 mark in Week 2 action with a victory over the Bears.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The home Baylor Bears were -28.5-point favorites in this NCAA football battle at Bovada earlier (watch for line movement). No over under line was available early in the week, but was set to be posted shortly.

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 55-14 win for the Bears on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

SMU Mustangs vs Baylor Bears Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Baylor bring a 1-0 record (0-1 ATS) to the Week 2 betting matchup against the 1-0 SMU Mustangs, who are 1-0 ATS against the spread. Over under betting has seen Baylor go 0-1 so far and the Mustangs go 0-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Baylor vs SMU injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 19-rated Baylor Bears and the No. 114-rated SMU Mustangs in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Baylor Bears No. 14-ranked offense (55 PPG) against a SMU Mustangs defense that ranks No. 74 at 21 PPG. The Baylor Bears passing attack has averaged 223 yards per game, less than the SMU Mustangs give up through the air (311 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the SMU Mustangs own the league's No. 6-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 83 yards per game when on the road. Baylor, on the other hand, rates No. 21 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time we saw the Mean Green, they had no answer for Xavier Jones as the Mustangs rolled to a 34-21 victory at Apogee Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Southern Methodist is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • Southern Methodist is 4-21 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 16 of Southern Methodist's last 24 games
  • Southern Methodist is 2-11 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • Baylor is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Baylor is 16-4 SU in its last 20 games
  • Baylor is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Baylor is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

SMU home to Liberty, Saturday, September 17th
Baylor at Rice, Friday, September 16th

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