A key Week 9 battle has the visiting West Virginia Mountaineers travelling to Oklahoma State on Saturday to face the Cowboys.
Opening Odds & Computer Pick
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Oklahoma State Cowboys as 3-point underdogs on the opening betting line for this contest. Watch for over-under updates and superior underdogs lines at [custom:bodog-link].
Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 48-27 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.
Team Betting Records & Power Rankings
Betting fans of the Oklahoma State Cowboys have seen them go 5-2 and 4-3 ATS so far this season, while the West Virginia Mountaineers are at 6-0 and 3-3 ATS. In over under totals betting, the West Virginia Mountaineers are 2-4, while the Oklahoma State Cowboys are 5-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Oklahoma State vs West Virginia injuries news.
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Oklahoma State Cowboys rated this week at No. 69 and the West Virginia Mountaineers sitting at No. 11.
The game also pits Oklahoma State's No. 14-ranked offense, averaging 41.14 PPG, against a West Virginia defense that ranks No. 15 this week at 17.83 PPG. The Oklahoma State aerial game is averaging 336 yards per game, more than the West Virginia Mountaineers secondary allows through the air, 233.67 YPG per game.
Defensively, the West Virginia Mountaineers feature the league's No. 2-rated road run defense, allowing 34 yards per game. Oklahoma State, meanwhile, ranks No. 120 in rushing offense at home.
Recent Outings Betting Recap
Rushel Shell tore up the turf for 117 rushing yards in the latest Mountaineers game, a 34-10 win over the Horned Frogs at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium.
Kansas was unable to contain Justice Hill in its last action Saturday and the result was a 44-20 Week 8 loss against the Cowboys.
Next Betting Matchups
West Virginia home to Kansas, Saturday, November 5th
Oklahoma State at Kansas State, Saturday, November 5th
Doc's Picks Service
Need more winning picks? Get $60 worth of premium member picks from Doc’s Sports – a recognized leader and trusted name in sports handicapping since 1971.