Baylor Bears vs Iowa State Cyclones Prediction, 11/7/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Baylor Bears vs Iowa State Cyclones
Date: Saturday, November 7, 2020
Location: MidAmerican Energy Field
Odds/Point Spread: Baylor (+12.5)
MidAmerican Energy Field is the venue where Brock Purdy and the Iowa State Cyclones (4-2) will play the Baylor Bears (1-3) on Saturday. Iowa State opens this game as 12.5-point favorites. The O/U opens at 54.5.
The last time they took the field, the Baylor Bears played the TCU Horned Frogs and took the loss by a score of 33-23. Craig Williams paced the team on the ground for the game. He broke a long run for 32 yards and he notched 1 TD for this outing. He rushed for 91 yards by way of 10 carries which meant he was running for 9.1 yards per run. Yusuf Terry was the receiving yardage leader with a total of 43 yards on 2 receptions. He averaged 21.5 yards per reception for the game. Charlie Brewer went 17/37 with 203 yards by way of passing and completed 2 touchdowns. He walked away with 1 interception on the day.
The Bears have racked up 1,202 yards in total for the season. Offensively they're holding an average of 92.3 yards on the ground ranking this team at 96th in the nation. In terms of getting the ball in the endzone, Baylor has earned 8 passing touchdowns and 4 rushing touchdowns. When talking about putting points on the board, the Baylor Bears are averaging 26.8 PPG. When it comes to yards via the pass, the Bears have conceded 778 yards which ranks them 45th in D-1. During the season, they are giving up 371.8 yards per contest which puts them 50th in D-1. The Bears rank 51st in the nation regarding team defense, allowing 25.3 PPG. The opposition is running for 4.1 yards per running attempt and 177.3 yards on the ground per game for the campaign. Over the course of their 4 games, they are allowing 194.5 yards per game via the pass and allowed a completion percentage of 64.4%. For the year, they have allowed 709 yards on the ground through 4 outings.
Charlie Brewer has completed 715 of his career 1,124 tosses for a completion percentage of 63.6%. He is averaging 219.8 yds per game. For his collegiate career, Brewer has passed for 8,572 yds with 59 TD's and 23 interceptions. His quarterback rating is 140.9 with a TD percentage of 5.2% and an interception percentage of 2.0%. Since his college career started, he has taken off and run 385 different times for a total of 893 rushing yards.
In their last contest, the Iowa State Cyclones went up against the Kansas Jayhawks and notched a win by a score of 52-22. Breece Hall paced the team in rushing in this game. He had a long run of 58 yards and he notched 2 TD's in this game. He racked up a total of 185 yards on 21 carries which gave him an average of 8.8 yards per tote. Xavier Hutchinson was the receiving yardage leader by earning 87 yards on 5 catches. He averaged 17.4 yards per catch in this game. Brock Purdy went 23/34 with 239 yards through the air and added 2 TD's. He tossed 1 interception on the day.
Concerning their scoring prowess, the Cyclones currently sit 38th in Division 1 by scoring 32.0 points per contest. For the season thus far, the Cyclones have thrown for a total of 1,396 passing yards as well as an average of 232.7 passing yards per contest, which has them ranked 53rd in college football. They are averaging 200.7 run yards per game and have toted the ball for 1,204 yards in total. The Iowa State Cyclones are averaging 433.3 yards per outing which ranks them 33rd in college football. Iowa State has given up a total of 702 yards rushing (117.0 yards per outing) as well as 6 touchdowns on the ground on the campaign. The Cyclones are relinquishing 26.0 points per game, ranking them 55th in D-1. This season, they have allowed 156 total points. They have conceded 9 touchdowns from the passing game and 244.5 yards/outing, ranking them 72nd in the country.
In 29 games in his career, Brock Purdy has completed 578 of his 888 attempts for 7,545 yards. He is averaging 260.2 passing yards per game with a 150.8 QB rating. Purdy has thrown for 50 TD's while tossing 19 interceptions in his collegiate career. He has taken off and run for 696 yds on 236 tries. His touchdown percentage on pass attempts is 5.6% and his interception rate is 2.1%.
Who will win tonight's Bears/Cyclones college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Bears +12.5
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