Cyclones open as slight underdogs vs. Baylor

Following Saturday’s 72-20 thrashing of Louisiana-Monroe, Iowa State will begin its Big 12 season in Waco next week vs. Baylor for a 2:30 p.m. kick.

The Cyclones have opened as 3.5 point underdogs to the Bears (3-0). It’s notable that the line quickly moved to Baylor -2.

Baylor has notched wins over Stephen F. Austin, UTSA and Rice so far this season. The Bears won at Rice Saturday night by a 21-13 final.

Saturday’s Big 12 opener for the Cyclones will be televised on ESPN.