|2013 College Football Week 4 Odds & Total: Louisiana-Monroe vs. Baylor|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Thursday, 19 September 2013 08:00|
UL-Monroe vs. Baylor Odds
Baylor is off to a 2-0 start to the season. The Bears are 2-0 at home and 2-0 against the spread. UL-Monroe is 2-1 overall, 1-1 on the road and 1-2 against the spread. Baylor beat UL-Monroe, 47-42, on the road last season.
Trends show that Baylor is 0-4 against the spread in its last 4 games following a bye, while UL-Monroe is 8-2 ATS in its last 10 road games and 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games in September.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Baylor is the clear favorite at home, as the Bears have odds of -28 points against UL-Monroe. The over/under total for the game has been set at 74.5 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Baylor favored by 27.5 points. The spread hit a low of 27 before peaking at 28.5. It has since dropped back to Baylor -28. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 74.5 points.
Baylor has been all about offense this season. The Bears have beaten up Buffalo and Wofford by a combined score of 139-16 in two games. Baylor is averaging 736.5 yards per game thus far, a number it certainly can’t keep up. Starting quarterback Bryce Petty has thrown for 650 yards and four touchdowns while running back Lache Seastrunk has 261 yards and five touchdowns on the ground. Receivers Tevin Reese and Antwan Goodley have combined for 18 receptions for 441 yards and four touchdowns.
UL-Monroe is coming off a 21-19 win at Wake Forest. The Warhawks have won their last two games since starting the season with a 34-0 loss at Oklahoma. UL-Monroe is averaging 23 points per game and allowing 21 points per contest. The offense has been led by quarterback Kolton Browning, who has thrown for 614 yards and six touchdowns with four interceptions. Receiver Rashon Ceaser has caught 21 passes for 218 yards as well.
In terms of Injuries, UL-Monroe running back Centarius Donald is out with a knee injury while Baylor has no players listed on the injury report.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Baylor, as the Bears are getting 85% of the wagers with odds of -28 points against UL-Monroe.