|2013 College Football Week 2 Odds & Spread: Baylor -27.5 vs. Buffalo|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 04 September 2013 12:00|
Buffalo vs. Baylor Odds
Baylor opened its season with a 69-3 trouncing of Wofford. The Bears covered the 29-point spread and hit the over in the win. Buffalo lost 40-20 at Ohio State but covered a 34-point spread and hit the over. Baylor has won and covered in its last two meetings with Buffalo.
Trends show that Baylor is 13-3 against the spread in its last 16 home games and 14-3 ATS in its last 17 games against a team with a losing record. Buffalo is just 1-7-1 against the spread in its last 9 games following a cover.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Baylor is the favorite at home in this game, as the Bears have odds of -27.5 points against Buffalo. The over/under total for the game has been set at 66 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Baylor favored by 24 points. The spread dipped to a low of 23 points and hit a high of 28.5 before settling in at Baylor -27.5. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 66 points.
Baylor had a dominant showing in its win over Woffrd. The Bears racked up 692 yards of offense, including 411 passing yards. The defense held Wofford to just 233 total yards and forced three turnovers. Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty went 19 of 24 passing for 312 yards and two touchdowns in the win. Running back Lache Seastrunk added 111 yards and two touchdowns on 11 carries.
Buffalo put up a fight against Ohio State last week. The Bulls found themselves down 23-0 after the first quarter, but fought to get the game within 10 points before halftime. Buffalo did allowed 460 yards of offense and was held to 258 total yards, but the Bulls did force two turnovers and had a defensive touchdown. Quarterback Joe Licata threw for 185 yards and two touchdowns on 19 of 32 passing while running back Branden Oliver had 73 rushing yards on 26 carries.
In terms of Injuries, both teams have no injuries to report.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Baylor, as the Bears are getting 60% of the wagers with odds of -27.5 points against Buffalo.