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    The Iowa State Cyclones (4-3) are in action on Saturday at 3:30 PM ET against the Baylor Bears (3-4) at McLane Stadium.

    The Bears are underdogs, but by less than a touchdown (+3), against the Cyclones (with an over/under of 47 points).

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    Game Info for Iowa State vs. Baylor

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 28, 2023
    • Game Time: 3:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN+
    • Location: Waco, Texas
    • Stadium: McLane Stadium
    Iowa State vs Baylor Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Iowa State -3 -110 -110 47 -109 -110 -152 +128

    Iowa State Pick Insights

    • Iowa State has posted a 3-3-0 record against the spread this season.
    • When it has played as at least 3-point favorites this season, Iowa State is 1-0 against the spread.
    • Out of Iowa State’s six games with a set total, two have hit the over (33.3%).

    Iowa State Stats & Insights

    • Iowa State is putting up 328.9 yards per game on offense this year (106th in the FBS), and are giving up 329.3 yards per game (29th) on the defensive side of the ball.
    • Iowa State ranks 101st in scoring offense (23 points per game) and 34th in scoring defense (20 points allowed per game) this year.
    • Iowa State is averaging 211.6 passing yards per game on offense (88th in the FBS), and ranks 32nd defensively with 198.1 passing yards allowed per game.
    • Iowa State is averaging 117.3 rushing yards per game on offense this year (107th in the FBS), and is allowing 131.1 rushing yards per game (54th) on the other side of the ball.
    • While Iowa State’s third-down defense ranks 32nd with a 34% third-down percentage allowed per game, the offense has been less successful, ranking 15th-worst with a 31.4% third-down percentage.
    • Iowa State owns the 11th-best turnover margin in college football at +7, forcing 12 turnovers (35th in the FBS) while turning it over five times (fifth in the FBS).

    Iowa State’s Best Players

    • Rocco Becht has racked up 1,464 yards (209.1 ypg) on 123-of-205 passing with 12 touchdowns compared to five interceptions this season. In addition, he’s added 75 rushing yards (10.7 ypg) on 32 carries while scoring two touchdowns on the ground.
    • Eli Sanders has carried the ball 59 times for a team-high 263 yards on the ground and has found the end zone two times as a runner.
    • This season, Cartevious Norton has carried the ball 61 times for 218 yards (31.1 per game).
    • Jayden Higgins’ team-high 438 yards as a receiver have come on 23 receptions (out of 38 targets) with three touchdowns.
    • Jaylin Noel has put up a 308-yard season so far with two touchdowns, hauling in 34 passes on 51 targets.
    • Daniel Jackson’s 11 catches are good enough for 173 yards and two touchdowns.
    • Zach Lovett has 2.5 sacks to pace the team, and also has two TFL and five tackles.
    • Beau Freyler, Iowa State’s top tackler, has 48 tackles, two TFL, one sack, and three interceptions this year.
    • Jeremiah Cooper leads the team with five interceptions, while also recording 28 tackles, one TFL, and five passes defended.

    Baylor Betting Insights

    • Baylor is 2-3-1 against the spread this year.
    • When they have played as at least 3-point underdogs this season, the Bears are 1-1-1 against the spread.
    • Baylor games have hit the over in three out of six opportunities (50%).

    Baylor Pick Insights

    • With 400.3 total yards per game on the offensive side of the ball, Baylor ranks 59th in the FBS in 2023. On defense, it ranks 98th, surrendering 398.4 total yards per contest.
    • Baylor is compiling 23.1 points per game on offense this season (99th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering 30 points per contest (103rd-ranked) on defense.
    • From an offensive standpoint, Baylor is compiling 284.7 passing yards per game (29th-ranked). It ranks 35th in the FBS defensively (199.3 passing yards surrendered per game).
    • In terms of rushing, this season has been ugly for Baylor on both offense and defense, as it is posting just 115.6 rushing yards per contest (24th-worst) and ceding 199.1 rushing yards per game (ninth-worst).
    • Baylor is putting up a 38.3% third-down conversion percentage on offense this season (82nd-ranked). Meanwhile, it is allowing a 41.5% third-down rate (93rd-ranked) on defense.
    • Baylor owns a +2 turnover margin this season, which ranks 43rd in the FBS.

    Baylor’s Best Players

    • Blake Shapen has thrown for 1,236 yards on 61.4% passing while collecting five touchdown passes with zero interceptions this season.
    • Dominic Richardson is his team’s leading rusher with 63 carries for 255 yards, or 36.4 per game.
    • Richard Reese has totaled 241 yards on 52 carries with two touchdowns.
    • Monaray Baldwin has hauled in 453 receiving yards on 24 catches to pace his squad so far this season while scoring two touchdowns as a receiver.
    • Ketron Jackson Jr. has caught 20 passes and compiled 365 receiving yards (52.1 per game).
    • Drake Dabney has racked up 250 reciving yards (35.7 ypg) and three touchdowns this season.
    • TJ Franklin has 2.5 sacks to pace the team, and also has four TFL and 21 tackles.
    • Baylor’s top-tackler, Matt Jones, has 47 tackles, seven TFL, and two sacks this year.
    • Caden Jenkins has picked off a team-leading two passes. He also has 13 tackles, one TFL, and three passes defended to his name.

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