Okla State vs West Virginia Betting
Oklahoma State, which has crept up to No. 11 in this week's college football polls, looks to move to 4-0 on the season when it travels to Morgantown to tangle with 2-2 West Virginia Saturday afternoon (noon ET, ESPN).
In the early betting the Cowboys, who have tallied 115 points over their last two games, were favored by 21 points over the Mountaineers, who just got shut out by Maryland 37-0.
The Mountaineers sport records of 2-2 and 1-3 ATS heading into this matchup, while the Cowboys sit at 3-0 and 2-1 ATS on the season. The over under records are 0-4 for the Mountaineers and 1-2 for the Cowboys.
The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Mountaineers at No. 69 and the Cowboys at No. 17 heading into this contest. Handicapping models project a 52-21 result in favor of the Cowboys.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up West Virginia's No. 109-ranked offense (18 PPG) against a Cowboys defense that ranks No. 17 at 13.67 PPG. The Mountaineers passing attack has averaged 219 yards per game, less than the Cowboys give up through the air (238.33 YPG on average).
Defensively, the Cowboys feature the league's No. 77-rated road run defense, allowing 214.5 yards per game. West Virginia, meanwhile, ranks No. 59 in rushing offense at home.
A few Cowboys at Mountaineers trends to consider:
Oklahoma State is 6-2 ATS in its last 8 games
Oklahoma State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Oklahoma State's last 9 games
Oklahoma State is 1-6 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
West Virginia is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
West Virginia is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of West Virginia's last 5 games
West Virginia is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games at home
Oklahoma State at Kansas State, Saturday, October 5th
West Virginia at Baylor, Saturday, October 5th