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Texas Longhorns Face the West Virginia Mountaineers: Week 12 NCAA Football Odds and Pick

The visiting Texas Longhorns hope to send their betting fans to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium against the Mountaineers.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the West Virginia Mountaineers pegged as -3-point favorites in this matchup. The total, meanwhile, had yet to be posted as of writing - check the lines shortly.

Odds Shark college football prediction models picked a 35-31 result in favor of the Mountaineers on Saturday. Check the matchup report for any updates or pick revisions before kickoff. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Texas Longhorns vs West Virginia Mountaineers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The West Virginia Mountaineers sit at 7-3 (5-5 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Texas Longhorns are currently 5-5 (7-3 ATS). Looking to bet on the totals? West Virginia is 6-3-1 OU, and Texas is 3-7 OU. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and West Virginia vs Texas injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the West Virginia Mountaineers rated this week at No. 39 and the Texas Longhorns sitting at No. 32.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the West Virginia Mountaineers No. 12-ranked offense (39 PPG) against a Texas Longhorns defense that ranks No. 32 at 21.9 PPG. The West Virginia Mountaineers passing attack has averaged 352.1 yards per game, more than the Texas Longhorns give up through the air (252.3 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Texas Longhorns own the league's No. 2-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 72.25 yards per game when on the road. West Virginia, on the other hand, rates No. 95 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, the Longhorns were Week 11 winners, coming out on top of the Jayhawks by a score of 42-27.

Will Grier throttled the Wildcats defense in his team's most recent action, throwing for 372 yards as West Virginia handed Kansas State a 28-23 defeat.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 14 of Texas's last 17 games
  • Texas is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Texas is 5-10 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
  • West Virginia is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • West Virginia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • West Virginia is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games at home
  • West Virginia is 14-2 SU in its last 16 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas home to Texas Tech, Friday, November 24th
West Virginia at Oklahoma, Saturday, November 25th