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Baylor (No. 7) vs Iowa State Preview

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In week 5 the Baylor Bears head to Jack Trice Stadium in Ames, Iowa to face the Iowa State Cyclones Saturday. The Bears are 3-0 SU and ATS. The Cyclones are 1-2 SU and 1-2 ATS.

Baylor is coming off a win 63-21 against Buffalo. Quarterback Seth Russell who has 626 passing yards and 7 touchdowns leads the offense this season. Shock Linwood leads the rushing game with 219 yards, 4 touchdowns and a 4.7 average yards per carry. KD Cannon leads the wide receivers with 471 yards and 5 touchdowns.

The Baylor Bears defense has been outstanding only allowing nine points per game and 220 yards per game through week 4.

Iowa State is coming off a win 20-17 against Iowa. Quarterback Sam B. Richardson who has 591 passing yards and 3 touchdowns leads the offense this season. Richardson also leads the rushing game with 119 yards on 35 carries and a 3.4 yards per carry average. Allen Lazard leads the wide receivers with 143 yards and 1 touchdown.

Iowa State’s defense has allowed 27.7 points per game and 417 yards per game through week 4.

Keys to Baylor win

They there will have to shut down dual threat quarterback Sam B. Richardson. In addition, Baylor will need Shock Linwood to play a good game.

Keys to Iowa State win

Iowa State will need to shut down Seth Russell’s favorite target KD Cannon. In addition, Iowa State will need Sam B. Richardson to play a good game.

Injuries

Baylor – Clay Fuller, Levi Norwood

Iowa State – Rob Standard, Jacob Dunning, P.J. Harris, Levi Peters, Quenton Bundrage, Ben Loth

Favorite

Baylor -22

Conclusion

This will be an easy win for Baylor. Baylor’s defense will keep Iowa States score down. Seth Russell will score the necessary points to make the difference. The Baylor Bears will stay undefeated and improve to 4-0.

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