West Virginia vs LSU Wrap - LSU Wins 20-14
LSU got a 116-yard performance from Stevan Ridley as a key part of its 20-14 victory over the Mountaineers on Saturday at Tiger Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Tigers were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 9.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 44.5.
Jordan Jefferson completed 10 of 22 pass attempts for 75 yards for the Tigers in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Mountaineers defense.
Noel Devine rushed for 37 yards for West Virginia, while Ryan Clarke added 12 yards. Geno Smith threw for 119 yards for the Mountaineers, while receivers Jock Sanders and Tavon Austin had 47 and 33 yards respectively.
West Virginia lost the offensive yardage battle to LSU 230-177 yards in Saturday's game. West Virginia had more first downs as that total ended up 14-12.
The time of possession battle favored LSU as their offense was on the field for 33:53, longer than the 26:07 of their opponents.
Next game, LSU takes its act home to face Tennessee looking for another win. For West Virginia, they head home to face UNLV.