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Point Spread Favors the Mountaineers in NCAA College Football Battle with the Texas Longhorns

Week 11 action on Saturday will see the Texas Longhorns looking to boost their win total and cover the spread when the West Virginia Mountaineers visit Memorial Stadium.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans backing the Texas Longhorns here saw them at Bovada as 1-point underdogs in this college football clash. (Check back shortly for opening totals at sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark as none was available at the time this preview was written.)

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 42-35 win for the Mountaineers on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

West Virginia Mountaineers vs Texas Longhorns Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Texas Longhorns sit at 5-4 (6-3 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the West Virginia Mountaineers are currently 7-1 (3-5 ATS). Looking to bet on the totals? Texas is 4-5 OU, and West Virginia is 3-5 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Texas vs West Virginia injuries news.

The Texas Longhorns sit at No. 40 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the West Virginia Mountaineers are at No. 28 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Texas's No. 35-ranked offense, averaging 34.25 PPG, against a West Virginia defense that ranks No. 26 this week at 20.57 PPG. The Texas aerial game is averaging 245.5 yards per game, more than the West Virginia Mountaineers secondary allows through the air, 239.29 YPG per game.

Defensively, the West Virginia Mountaineers feature the league's No. 0-rated road run defense, allowing 59.5 yards per game. Texas, meanwhile, ranks No. 0 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Justin Crawford went over the 100-yard mark (129) in his team's latest effort as West Virginia defeated Kansas by a score of 48-21 on Saturday.

In their last game, Texas got a 341-yard performance from D'Onta Foreman as a key part of its 45-37 win over Texas Tech.

Betting Trends
  • West Virginia is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • West Virginia is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of West Virginia's last 5 games
  • West Virginia is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Texas is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games
  • Texas is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • Texas is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

West Virginia home to Oklahoma, Saturday, November 19th
Texas at Kansas, Saturday, November 19th

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