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West Virginia Favored by -38 Against Ga Southern on Saturday - Week 1 College Football Betting Odds and Pick

Ga Southern visits West Virginia on Saturday, hoping to send the Mountaineers to a loss while also covering the spread in college football betting action at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The West Virginia Mountaineers were sitting as -38-point favorites earlier in the week at Bovada. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 45-33 result in favor of the Mountaineers on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Ga Southern Eagles vs West Virginia Mountaineers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

West Virginia bring a 7-6 record (7-6 ATS) to the Week 1 betting matchup against the 9-3 Ga Southern Eagles, who are 8-4 ATS against the spread. Over under betting has seen West Virginia go 4-9 so far and the Eagles go 6-6. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and West Virginia vs Ga Southern injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 36 (West Virginia Mountaineers) and the No. 34 (Ga Southern Eagles) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA football Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits West Virginia's No. 37-ranked offense, averaging 33.46 PPG, against a Ga Southern defense that ranks No. 30 this week at 23.42 PPG. The West Virginia aerial game is averaging 317 yards per game, more than the Ga Southern Eagles secondary allows through the air, 234.42 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Ga Southern Eagles feature the league's No. 45-rated road run defense, allowing 157 yards per game. West Virginia, meanwhile, ranks No. 76 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kevin Ellison tore up the turf for 104 rushing yards in the latest Eagles game, a 22-16 win over the Warhawks at Paulson Stadium.

In their last game, Texas A&M got a 133-yard performance from Tra Carson as a key part of its 45-37 win over West Virginia.

Betting Trends
  • Ga Southern is 11-4 ATS in its last 15 games
  • Ga Southern is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
  • Ga Southern is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • Ga Southern is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • West Virginia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 8 of West Virginia's last 9 games
  • West Virginia is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of West Virginia's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Ga Southern home to Western Michigan, Saturday, September 12th
West Virginia home to Liberty, Saturday, September 12th