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BYU vs. Baylor prediction, odds, line: 2022 college football picks, Week 2 bets from proven model on 48-37 run

The No. 9 Baylor Bears will take on the No. 21 BYU Cougars in a battle of ranked teams at 10:15 p.m. ET on Saturday at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, UT. Both teams are 1-0; BYU is 0-0 at home, while the Bears are 0-0 on the road. Baylor dismantled Albany 69-10 in Week 1, while BYU blew out South Florida 50-21. This matchup could be a preview of what’s to come with BYU set to join the Big 12 Conference next season. 

The Cougars are favored by 4 points in the latest BYU vs. Baylor odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over/under is set at 53.5. Before making any Baylor vs. BYU picks, you need to see the college football predictions and betting advice from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past six-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated a stunning profit of almost $3,500 for $100 players on its top-rated college football picks against the spread. It enters Week 2 of the 2022 college football season on a 48-37 run on all top-rated college football spread and money-line picks that dates back to 2021. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on BYU vs. Baylor and just locked in its picks and CFB predictions. You can head to SportsLine now to see the model’s picks. Here are several college football odds and betting lines for BYU vs. Baylor:

  • BYU vs. Baylor spread: BYU -4
  • BYU vs. Baylor over-under: 53.5 points
  • BYU vs. Baylor picks: See picks here

Latest Odds: BYU Cougars -2.5

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What you need to know about Baylor

Baylor ran circles around Albany last Saturday in a 69-10 victory. The Bears outgained the Great Danes 574 yards to 246 yards and astonishingly, six different Bears scored rushing touchdowns. Baylor averaged 6.3 yards on the ground as Albany provided little resistance. Additionally, Bears quarterback Blake Shapen threw for two scores and completed 85% of his passes in the rout. 

Baylor has high expectations in 2022 after posting a 12-2 overall record, which included wins in the Big 12 Championship Game and the Sugar Bowl. Bears offensive coordinator Jeff Grimes held the same position at BYU from 2018-2020.

What you need to know about BYU

Meanwhile, the Cougars also blew out their opponent, South Florida, 50-21 last Saturday in Tampa. They gained 563 yards on offense including 312 on the ground led by RB Christopher Brooks, who accounted for 135 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries. WR Puka Nacua scored twice on the ground including a 75 yard touchdown run in the first quarter.

The Cougars own a 5-22-1 all time record against ranked opponents. BYU put up a good fight against Baylor in 2021, but ultimately fell 38-24. Quarterback Jaren Hall is looking to build off his 20 touchdown, 5 interception campaign in 2021.

How to make BYU vs. Baylor picks

The model has simulated BYU vs. Baylor 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 holds all the value. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.

So who wins the matchup between Baylor and BYU? And which side of the spread holds all the value? Visit SportsLine now to see which side of the Baylor vs. BYU spread to jump on, all from the advanced model that finished the past six-plus years up nearly $3,500 on its FBS college football picks, and find out.

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