The Baylor Bears will take on the No. 19 BYU Cougars at 3:30 p.m. ET on Saturday at McLane Stadium. Both teams are 5-1; Baylor is 3-0 at home, while BYU is 1-0 on the road. The Bears beat the West Virginia Mountaineers, 45-20 last Saturday. BYU lost to Boise State, 26-17. BYU is 3-0 against Power Five teams.
The Bears are favored by six points in the latest Baylor vs. BYU odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 50.5. Before entering any BYU vs. Baylor picks, you'll want to see the college football predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Baylor vs. BYU and just revealed its coveted CFB picks and analysis. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several college football odds and betting lines for Baylor vs. BYU:
- Baylor vs. BYU spread: Baylor -6
- Baylor vs. BYU over-under: 50.5 points
What you need to know about Baylor
Gerry Bohanon passed for four TDs and 336 yards on 29 attempts in addition to punching in one rushing touchdown against West Virginia. He threw a 75-yard TD pass to Tyquan Thornton in the first quarter. Bohanon has rushed for a TD in five straight games and has passed for 11 scores. He does not have an interception, and the Bears are one of two FBS teams without a pick this season.
Baylor is averaging more than 38 points and 461 total yards per game so far this season. Offensive coordinator Jeff Grimes is in his first season with the Bears after his second tenure at BYU over the past three years. Baylor offensive line coach Eric Mateos also was at BYU the last two seasons.
What you need to know about BYU
BYU entered last week's matchup with Boise State with only two turnovers in five games. The Cougars turned the ball over four times in the upset loss to the Broncos last week. Lopini Katoa had two of BYU's three fumbles and Jaren Hall threw an interception. The Cougars scored one TD in the final three quarters.
Hall finished with a career-high 302 yards and had a TD pass. BYU did not force a turnover after coming into the game with 10 forced turnovers. The Cougars are averaging 404 total yards and 27 points a game so far this season.
How to make BYU vs. Baylor picks
The model has simulated Baylor vs. BYU 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning over on the point total, and it's also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in over 60 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.
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