Saturday, October 1, 2016
Jack Trice Stadium
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The Baylor Bears take on the Iowa State Cyclones on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Jack Trice Stadium. The opening line for this game has Baylor as 17 point favorites. This season the Bears are 1-3-0 against the spread and their over/under record is 0-4-0. The Cyclones have an over/under record of 2-2-0 and they are 2-2-0 against the spread.
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Seth Russell finished with 387 yards through the air for Baylor last week. He completed 18 passes out of 28 attempts for a 64% completion percentage. The Bears were led in rushing by Seth Russell, who finished with 65 yards on 10 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 7 yards per carry. Ishmael Zamora was the team leader in receiving with a total of 175 yards and 8 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 22 yards per reception. As a team in that game Baylor got a total of 20 first downs. Of those first downs, 8 came on the ground while 11 came through the air. They ran 65 total plays for 523 yards for the game. The Bears ran for 136 yards on 37 attempts.
Jacob Park finished with 165 yards passing for Iowa State last week. He went 15 for 19, resulting in a 79% completion percentage. The Cyclones were led on the ground by Mike Warren, who finished with 103 yards on 19 carries. He ended the game with an average of 5 yards per rush. Deshaunte Jones led the team in receiving with 78 yards and 3 catches. He finished the game with an average of 26 yards per reception. Iowa State had 23 first downs total. 9 came from running the ball and 13 came from a pass. They ran 61 total plays for 503 yards for the contest. The Cyclones ran for 187 yards on 32 carries as a team.
Baylor scores 42 points per game on offense this season, which ranks 24th in Division 1. In the passing department, they average 21.5 passes on 36.8 attempts for a 58.5 percent completion percentage this season. They throw for a total of 303.3 yards per game through the air as well, which ranks them 23rd in college football. The Bears run for an average of 249 yards per game on 47 attempts for an average of 5.3 yards per carry. That ranks them 17th in the nation. They also run 83.8 plays per contest and average 6.6 yards per play for an average of 552.3 yards per game, ranking their offense 8th overall this season. The Bears average 25.8 first downs per game which ranks them 19th in the country. They accumulate 87.3 penalty yards per game via 10.3 penalties, which ranks 9th in the nation.
Baylor allows 142.5 passing yards per game, ranking 7th in D-1, and they allow 13.5 points per contest on defense, which ranks 11th. They give up 14.5 completions on 34 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 42.6. The Bears allow 168.5 rushing yards per game on 43.5 carries for an average of 3.9 yards per carry, which ranks their rush defense 79th in the country. Baylor allows 311 total yards per game including 4 yards per play, which ranks their overall defense 21st in terms of yards per game. They force 2.3 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 4.5 penalties for 32.5 yards per game, ranking them 6th among D-1 teams.
Iowa State averages 21.8 points per game this season on offense, which ranks them 107th in the country. In the passing department, they complete 18.3 passes per game on 32 attempts for a 57 percent completion percentage. They throw for 238.5 yards through the air per game, ranking them 64th in Division 1. The Cyclones run for an average of 125.5 yards per game on 34.8 attempts for an average of 3.6 yards per carry this season, which ranks them 110th on the ground. They also run 66.8 plays per game and average 5.5 yards per play for a total of 364 yards per game, ranking them 97th in the country on offense. The Cyclones get an average of 18.3 first downs per game, which ranks 106th in the nation. They average 57.8 penalty yards per game via 7.3 penalties, ranking them 56th in college football.
Iowa State allows an average of 194.8 passing yards yards per game, which ranks 35th in Division 1. Their defense overall allows 29.5 points per contest, which has them ranked 83rd in the nation. They give up 17.5 completions on 29.8 attempts for a completion percentage of 58.8 per game. The Cyclones allow 209 rushing yards per contest on 44.5 carries for a 4.7 average per rush, ranking their overall rush defense 101st in the country. Iowa State allows 403.8 total yards per game for an average of 5.4 yards per play, which ranks 80th in D-1. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and 4.8 penalties for 45 yards in each contest, ranking 27th in the nation.
Baylor Betting Trends
Baylor is 0-4-0 against the over/under this season
Baylor has an ATS record of 1-3-0 this season
Iowa State Betting Trends
Iowa State is 2-2-0 against the over/under this season
Iowa State has an ATS record of 2-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
09/25/16 PK Chris Callahan Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Iowa State
09/25/16 CB Jordan Tolbert Suspension "?" Saturday vs. Iowa State
08/19/16 DL Byron Bonds Knee out indefinitely
08/19/16 RB Johnny Jefferson Personal out for season
09/25/16 TE Chase Allen Illness "?" Saturday vs. Baylor
09/25/16 DB De'Monte Ruth Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Baylor
09/17/16 OL Jaypee Philbert Jr. Suspension out indefinitely
08/29/16 QB Zeb Noland Knee out for season
08/15/16 OL Jake Campos Leg out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take Baylor
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