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West Virginia Favored by -7 Against Texas Tech on Saturday - Week 7 College Football Betting Odds and Pick

A key Week 7 battle has the visiting Texas Tech Red Raiders travelling to West Virginia on Saturday to face the Mountaineers.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the West Virginia Mountaineers pegged as -7-point favorites in this matchup. The total, meanwhile, had yet to be posted as of writing - check the lines shortly.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pointed to a potential 42-35 result in favor of the Mountaineers early in the week. That outcome may change during the week, if injuries alter the models, so check the college football picks page before game time. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Texas Tech Red Raiders vs West Virginia Mountaineers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Supporters of the Texas Tech Red Raiders have seen them go 4-1 and 4-0-1 ATS so far this season, while the West Virginia Mountaineers are at 3-2 and 2-3 ATS. In totals betting, the Mountaineers are 3-1-1, while the Red Raiders are 2-3. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and West Virginia vs Texas Tech injuries news.

The game pits the West Virginia Mountaineers, currently No. 34 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the Texas Tech Red Raiders, who rate No. 44 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits West Virginia's No. 9-ranked offense, averaging 43.8 PPG, against a Texas Tech defense that ranks No. 80 this week at 27.8 PPG. The West Virginia aerial game is averaging 364.2 yards per game, more than the Texas Tech Red Raiders secondary allows through the air, 299 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Texas Tech Red Raiders feature the league's No. 31-rated road run defense, allowing 111 yards per game. West Virginia, meanwhile, ranks No. 42 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, Texas Tech got a 161-yard performance from Justin Stockton as a key part of its 65-19 win over Kansas.

In their last game, West Virginia's aerial attack generated 366 yards but it was the Horned Frogs coming away with a 31-24 victory over West Virginia at Amon Carter Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Texas Tech is 5-0-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Texas Tech is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • Texas Tech is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas Tech's last 8 games on the road
  • West Virginia is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • West Virginia is 18-6 SU in its last 24 games
  • West Virginia is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • West Virginia is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas Tech home to Iowa State, Saturday, October 21st
West Virginia at Baylor, Saturday, October 21st