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West Virginia Mountaineers Host the Missouri Tigers in Week 1 NCAA Football Betting Odds Action

West Virginia will look to improve on its 0-0 record this week when they host Missouri in Week 1 action at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium on Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the West Virginia Mountaineers as -11.5-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. Watch for over-under updates and superior underdogs lines at Bovada.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 32-16 result in favor of the Mountaineers. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Missouri Tigers vs West Virginia Mountaineers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Betting fans of the West Virginia Mountaineers have seen them go 0-0 and 0-0 ATS so far this season, while the Missouri Tigers are at 0-0 and 0-0 ATS. In over under totals betting, the Missouri Tigers are 0-0, while the West Virginia Mountaineers are 0-0. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and West Virginia vs Missouri injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the West Virginia Mountaineers rated this week at No. 56 and the Missouri Tigers sitting at No. 93.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits West Virginia's No. -ranked offense, averaging PPG, against a Missouri defense that ranks No. this week at PPG. The West Virginia aerial game is averaging yards per game, more than the Missouri Tigers secondary allows through the air, YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the Missouri Tigers own the league's No. 33-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 141.8 yards per game when on the road. West Virginia, on the other hand, rates No. 17 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Missouri didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Razorbacks as Arkansas blasted them 28-3 in Week 13 action.

Skyler Howard led his team to victory last time out, throwing for 532 yards Saturday as the Mountaineers downed the Sun Devils 43-42 at Chase Field.

Betting Trends
  • Missouri is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Missouri is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 11 of Missouri's last 12 games
  • Missouri is 14-7 ATS in its last 21 games on the road
  • West Virginia is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
  • West Virginia is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 17 of West Virginia's last 22 games
  • West Virginia is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Missouri home to Eastern Michigan, Saturday, September 10th
West Virginia home to Youngstown State, Saturday, September 10th