Baylor Bears 33-Point Chalk at Home to Open Season

Is anyone interested in seeing a game with oh 70, 80 or even more points scored? Then just tune into Sunday’s matchup between the SMU Mustangs and the Baylor Bears.

The current line on Bovada and betonline has Baylor favored by 33 points. At the same, sites like topbet and sportsbook.com have the point total at 74.5.

The Bears are 20-6 ATS over their past 26 games at home. Dating all the way back to 1989 or 25 years ago, SMU has not won or covered versus Baylor.

Baylor has beat down SMU numerous times. The Bears have beaten SMU most times by double-digits and many times by over 30 points.

Art Briles the Baylor head coach will make sure the Bears score and score often. Bryce Petty a Heisman Trophy hopeful at quarterback for Baylor returns along with Antwan Goodley one of his favorite targets at wide receiver.

Baylor will have another strong season on offense. Just the Bears alone scored 70 or more points on four occasions last year.

On August 31 of last year, the Bears rolled over Wofford easily 69-3.

Last season, six of the first seven Baylor games had the Bears favored by between 28.5 and 34.5 points. Baylor covered each of them.

Baylor has similar weak competition beginning the 2014 season as they faced to start 2013. However, after covering the number in 8 of their first 9 games, the Bears covered just 1 of their last 4.

Last season in the first four games, the score cashed on the OVER all 4 times, but adjustments were made by sports books and the last 9 games for Baylor the OVER was 4-4-1.

Things will get tougher for Baylor as the season wears on and the competition on their schedule gets tougher. However, early in the season there is no reason to believe that Baylor will do anything else than score, score and scored some more.

There are a number of trends, which are convincing that point to an OVER in this game. However, the value is more important here than the trends.

The total is incredibly high in this game and looks as if it is being bet up higher. The value in this is with the UNDER.

The line is also a tough choice as Baylor will score and score often, but SMU will be strong offensively.

SMU last season moved the ball well with their pass happy attack, yet could only score an average of 26.8 points a game. Two receivers return that caught over 100 passes but the team only averaged 10 yards per reception.

The two teams have faced one another 79 times and it cannot get any closer than it is at 36-36-7. However, the Bears have won 10 consecutive meetings and will win their 11th tonight.

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