Free Week 8 Prediction: Cyclones vs Bears Odds
Week 8 College football betting sees the Iowa State Cyclones taking on the Baylor Bears Saturday October 24th at McLane Stadium, Waco, Texas. Cappers Picks provides complimentary handicapping picks all NCAA football season long so stay tuned for more FREE college football predictions.
Iowa State Cyclones (2-4) vs. Baylor Bears (6-0)
Venue:McLane Stadium, Waco, Texas
NCAA Football Spread: Baylor -37
NCAA Betting Total: 80.0
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Baylor is moving right through opponents and will look to continue their BCS Playoff trek as they take on the Iowa State Cyclones Saturday afternoon.
Iowa State gave TCU a small scare, but ultimately fell in the end Saturday night.
Baylor is making a joke of the opposition. They had no problem taking down the West Virginia Mountaineers at home.
Kick off is set for 12:00 PM.
The Cyclones go from one high powering,quick paced offense, to another as they took on TCU last week.
The Cyclones actually held serve with the Horned Frogs in the first half as the teams exchanged touchdowns, but the 2nd half was a different story.
Iowa State struggled to move the ball and ended up not scoring as they saw TCU pull away.
RB Mike Warren has been the backbone of this offense thus far, but struggled to get the big run against TCU. On the season, Warren has 662 yards, but the freshman had just 78 yards on 22 carries as the Horned Frogs bottled him up.
QB Sam Richardson struggled to throw the ball, but showed off his dual threat ability with his feet. Richardson ran 14 times and compiled 99 yards
The Cyclones have lost 13 straight games to ranked opponents.
The Bears are making laugh stocks of their competition. Baylor hasn’t scored less than 56 points in a game and hasn’t lost a game by less than 3 touchdowns.
Baylor got arguably their most difficult opponent of the season in West Virginia last week and they had no problem finding the end zone against them. Baylor putting a beating on them 62-38 and continue their journey to a BCS Playoff.
QB Seth Russell has just been unreal this season. Russell has thrown for 1907 yards to go along with 27 touchdowns and just 5 interceptions. Russell’s QB rating on the season sits at 210.
WR Corey Coleman continues to be the go to for Seth Russell. Coleman has 877 yards and a ridiculous 16 TDs on the season.
Baylor is averaging 63.8 points per game on the season while conceding 24.8. This Bears offense should be licking their chops as they take on a defense that is allowing 461.8 yards against.
NCAA Football Handicapping Trends
- Cyclones are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 road games vs. a team with a winning home record.
- Cyclones are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games after accumulating more than 280 yards passing in their previous game.
- Cyclones are 6-17-3 ATS vs. a team with a winning record.
- Bears are 21-6 ATS in their last 27 games after accumulating more than 200 yards rushing in their previous game.
- Bears are 20-6-1 ATS vs. a team with a losing record.
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Iowa State held their own against TCU last week. They actually led the game 21-14 at one point in the first half. Baylor is just literally too good, especially when this team is rhythm. Seth Russell and Corey Coleman are the best connection arguably in the nation.
4* Free NCAA Betting Pick: Baylor ATS
Baylor has no problem finding the end zone many times as they dominate the Cyclones on Saturday afternoon.
Week 8 Free Score Prediction: Baylor 70- Iowa State 24/strong>
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