The Iowa St Cyclones hit the road in week eight to battle the Baylor Bears in an NCAA college football game set for Saturday night.
Start time from Baylor is set for 7PM Eastern Time with national television coverage provided by ESPNU.
The point spread from this Big 12 conference game have the home side Baylor Bears favored by -34 points with a total lined at 76 ½ points.
Iowa St drops to 1-4 on the season after a 42-35 road defeat last week at the Texas Tech Red Raiders as a +14 point betting odds underdog. The game total landed at over 58 points. It was 21-21 at the half then the Cyclones get outscored 21-14 in the second half.
The team put up 311 offensive yards with 143 running for under four yards a carry. QB Sam Richardson hit on 15 of 38 passes for 168 yards and a touchdown. The Cyclones failed to capitalize from a +3 turnover margin. On defense they give up 666 yards to the Red Raiders offense with 251 running for 5 ½ yards per carry. They allowed 415 passing yards and three touchdown passes to Davis Webb.
Baylor is a perfect 5-0 on their 2013 campaign following a 35-25 road victory last week to the Kansas St Wildcats as a -17 point betting favorite. The game total finished at under 73 points. Baylor was able to hold a 21-10 lead at the half.
The club generated 456 yards of offense with 114 running for 3 yards per attempt. Bryce Petty completed 13 of 22 passes for 342 yards and three touchdowns. On defense the Bears gave up 445 offensive yards to the Wildcats with 327 yards running for 5 ½ yards a carry. The difference in this game was big plays as the Bears QB Bryce Petty had a 54, 72 and 93 yards touchdown pass.