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West Virginia Mountaineers vs James Madison Dukes Odds
James Madison will look to improve on its 1-1 record this week when they host West Virginia in Week 3 action at FedExField on Saturday.
The Dukes sit at 1-1 (0-2 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Mountaineers are currently 1-0 (1-0 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? James Madison is 0-2 OU, and West Virginia is 1-0 OU.
How They Match Up:
West Virginia was a 69-34 winner in their most recent outing at home against Marshall. They covered the 26.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (103) made winners of OVER bettors. Geno Smith throttled the Thundering Herd defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 323 yards as West Virginia handed Marshall a 69-34 defeat.
Last time out for James Madison, they were a 42-10 loser as they battled North Carolina on the road. James Madison failed to cover in the match as a 18-point underdog, while 52 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.
West Virginia Mountaineers Trends:
When playing in September are 7-3
When playing on turf are 7-3
After outgaining opponent are 6-4
When playing outside the conference are 7-3
A few Mountaineers at Dukes trends to consider:
West Virginia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of West Virginia's last 7 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 11 of West Virginia's last 13 games
West Virginia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
James Madison is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games
James Madison is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games on the road
West Virginia home to Maryland, Saturday, September 22