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Mountaineers vs Huskies Betting Matchup Report

Connecticut HuskiesWest Virginia Mountaineers
Oct 8, 12:00 PM | Turf of Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium

Connecticut Huskies vs West Virginia Mountaineers Odds

2-3TEAM RECORD4-1

The Mountaineers will do battle with the visiting Connecticut Huskies on Saturday, looking to bolster their record and fatten the pocketbooks of bettors who back them.

The Huskies will look to vanquish their hosts on Saturday, as they are 1-4 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Mountaineers are 2-3 ATS. Connecticut is 1-3 against the total, while West Virginia is 4-1 versus the number.

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Betting Line: Oddsmakers opened the Mountaineers as 20.5-point favorites in the game, while the betting total had not been set at the time of writing.

Power Rankings / Prediction: This game matches up the No. 29 (Mountaineers) and the No. 65 (Huskies) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAF Power Rankings at OddsShark. A 44-33 result in favor of the Mountaineers is predicted by handicapping models.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up West Virginia's No. 13-ranked offense (40.4 PPG) against a Huskies defense that ranks No. 24 at 18.4 PPG. The Mountaineers passing attack has averaged 362.8 yards per game, more than the Huskies give up through the air (240.4 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Huskies own the league's No. 29-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 122 yards per game when on the road. West Virginia, on the other hand, rates No. 85 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

In their last action, Connecticut was a 38-31 loser at home against Western Michigan. They failed to cover the 3–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (69) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

In their last action, West Virginia was a 55-10 winner at home against Bowling Green. They covered the 17.5–point spread as favorites, while the combined score (65) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Connecticut Huskies Trends:
When playing in October are 4-6
When playing on turf are 5-5
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 7-3

West Virginia Mountaineers Trends:
When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on turf are 8-2
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 7-3

A few Huskies at Mountaineers trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Connecticut's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Connecticut's last 7 games when playing West Virginia
Connecticut is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Connecticut is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
West Virginia is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games when playing Connecticut
West Virginia is 17-4 SU in its last 21 games at home
West Virginia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of West Virginia's last 5 games

Next up:
Connecticut home to South Florida, Saturday, October 15
West Virginia at Syracuse, Friday, October 21

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