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Hokies host Catamounts in Week 2 action

Western Carolina CatamountsVirginia Tech Hokies
Sep 7, 1:30 PM | Grass of Lane Stadium

Western Carolina Catamounts vs Virginia Tech Hokies Odds


The Hokies will do battle with the visiting Western Carolina Catamounts on Saturday, looking to bolster their record and fatten the pocketbooks of bettors who back them.

The Hokies sit at 0-1 (0-1 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Catamounts are currently 0-1 (1-0 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Virginia Tech is 1-0 OU, and Western Carolina is 1-0 OU.

View Western Carolina vs Virginia Tech Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Bettors looking to back the visiting Catamounts in this one found them as 41-point underdogs on the opening college football point spread at TopBet. Bookmark the college football odds pages to see where the over under number opens in this game.

How They Match Up:

In their last action, Western Carolina was a 45-24 loser on the road against Middle Tennessee. They covered the 31.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (69) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Karnorris Benson hauled in 4 passes for 113 yards against the Middle Tennessee defense in the team's last game, but the result was a 45-24 loss against the Blue Raiders on Thursday.

Virginia Tech lost its last outing, a 35-10 result against Alabama on August 31. Virginia Tech failed to cover in that game as a 21.5-point underdog, while the 45 combined points took the game OVER the total. Trey Edmunds ran through the Alabama defense for 132 yards in Virginia Tech's last game, but the Hokies still lost a 35-10 decision at Lane Stadium.

Virginia Tech Hokies Trends:
When playing in September are 8-2
When playing on grass are 3-7
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing outside the conference are 6-4

A few Catamounts at Hokies trends to consider:
Western Carolina is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
Western Carolina is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Virginia Tech is 18-5 SU in its last 23 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Virginia Tech's last 6 games at home
Virginia Tech is 4-10-1 ATS in its last 15 games at home
Virginia Tech is 4-11-1 ATS in its last 16 games

Next up:
Western Carolina at Auburn, Saturday, October 12
Virginia Tech at East Carolina, Saturday, September 14