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Kansas Jayhawks vs West Virginia Mountaineers Week 6 Betting Prediction and Odds

Kansas Jayhawks


West Virginia Mountaineers
Saturday, October 04, 2014 4:00 PM ET
Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium

The Kansas Jayhawks started 2-1 this season, but following a shutout loss to Texas they've fired head coach Charlie Weis. Rudderless Kansas now hits the Big 12 road, a place it hasn't won since 2008, for a game at West Virginia on Saturday afternoon. The Jayhawks just lost their conference opener at home to the Longhorns 23-0, turning the ball over four times. The Mountaineers, 2-2 SU but 3-1 ATS, also lost their Big 12 opener, falling at home to Oklahoma two weeks ago 45-33.

Kansas only won one Big 12 game last year; it just happened to come in a 31-19 upset of West Virginia in Lawrence.

Kansas Jayhawks vs West Virginia Mountaineers Opening Odds and Betting Line

The West Virginia Mountaineers were sitting as -23.5-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.

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Computer Prediction: Kansas Jayhawks vs West Virginia Mountaineers Pick

Odds Shark computer score prediction models pick a possible 40-19 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.

Kansas Jayhawks vs West Virginia Mountaineers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The West Virginia Mountaineers sport a record of 2-2 and 3-1 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Kansas Jayhawks sit at 2-2 and 1-3 ATS on the season. The over under totals records are 3-1 for the Mountaineers and 1-3 for the Jayhawks. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and West Virginia vs Kansas injuries news.

The West Virginia Mountaineers sit at No. 98 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Kansas Jayhawks are at No. 122 on that chart.

How Kansas Jayhawks vs West Virginia Mountaineers Stats Matchup

The game also pits West Virginia's No. 39-ranked offense, averaging 37.5 PPG, against a Kansas defense that ranks No. 68 this week at 25.5 PPG. The West Virginia aerial game is averaging 401.75 yards per game, more than the Kansas Jayhawks secondary allows through the air, 218.25 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Kansas Jayhawks own the league's No. 120-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 331 yards per game when on the road. West Virginia, on the other hand, rates No. 96 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last action, Kansas was a 23-0 loser at home against Longhorns. They failed to cover the +10.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (23) was profitable news for UNDER bettors. Kansas didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Longhorns as Texas blasted them 23-0 in Week 5 action.

West Virginia lost its last outing, a 45-33 result against Sooners on September 20. West Virginia failed to cover in that game as a +8.5-point underdog, while the 78 combined points took the game OVER the total. Clint Trickett led the way last time out for the Mountaineers, connecting for 376 passing yards, but failing to earn the victory in a 45-33 loss to the Mountaineers at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium.

Kansas Jayhawks vs West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Odds Trends

Kansas is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
Kansas is 5-20 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Kansas's last 6 games
Kansas is 6-19 ATS in its last 25 games on the road
West Virginia is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 7 of West Virginia's last 8 games
West Virginia is 8-16-1 ATS in its last 25 games at home
West Virginia is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Kansas home to Oklahoma State, Saturday, October 11th
West Virginia at Texas Tech, Saturday, October 11th