West Virginia at Oklahoma State NCAA Football Week 12 Odds & Pick

West Virginia at Oklahoma State NCAA Football Week 12 Odds & Pick

Written by on November 15, 2018

The #9 West Virginia Mountaineers head to Stillwater, Oklahoma with their College Football Playoffs still alive. WVU believes that if they win out over both Oklahoma State and Oklahoma, the Selection Committee will find it impossible to leave them out of the Top 4. Will the Mountaineers succeed? Or, will the Cowboys end their dreams?

West Virginia at Oklahoma State NCAA Football Week 12 Odds & Pick

  • When: Saturday, Nov. 17 at 3:30 pm ET
  • Where: Boone Pickens Stadium, Stillwater, OK
  • TV: ABC
  • Radio: TuneIn
  • Live Stream: WatchESPN
  • ATS Odds: West Virginia -4.5 (-110)
  • Over/Under Total Odds: 72.5 (-110)

Weather Forecast

  • Mostly Cloudy: 13°C/56°F
  • Humidity: 53%
  • Precipitation: 1%
  • Wind: 10 mph NE
  • Cloud Cover: 79%
  • Type of Stadium: Open

Why #9 West Virginia is a good bet at -4.5?

The only loss on West Virginia’s card was to ranked Iowa State. The Cyclones battle ranked Texas. So, if Iowa State beats the Longhorns, West Virginia should be in a better position to move up.

The Mountaineers won’t waste this opportunity. The only game where they didn’t score at least 35 points was in the loss to Iowa State. Oklahoma State simply won’t keep up on the scoreboard.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Average Score For: 40.9
  • Total Yards: 496.3
  • Pass Yards: 337.3
  • Rush Yards: 159
Defense:
  • Average Score Against: 20.9
  • Total Yards: 354.2
  • Pass Yards: 233.2
  • Rush Yards: 121

Why Oklahoma State is a good bet at +4.5?

Is Oklahoma State a safe bet for NCAA Football Week 12?

The Cowboys almost pulled off the upset versus the Oklahoma Sooners in Week 11. Oklahoma State pushed the Sooners to overtime. It looked like the Cowboys might actually win before Oklahoma pulled out the 48-45 win.

The Cowboys have played well at home in their last couple. They almost upset Oklahoma while they did upset Texas. With homefield advantage, Oklahoma State could pull off the upset victory over the West Virginia Mountaineers

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Average Score For: 39.2
  • Total Yards: 510.6
  • Pass Yards: 316.1
  • Rush Yards: 194.5
Defense:
  • Average Score Against: 31.7
  • Total Yards: 426.9
  • Pass Yards: 255.5
  • Rush Yards: 171.4

NCAA Football Betting Trends for #9 West Virginia at Oklahoma State

  • West Virginia is 6-2-1 ATS in the last 9 games
  • West Virginia is 8-1 SU in the last 9 games
  • The total went OVER in 4 of West Virginia’s last 6 games
  • Oklahoma State is 4-2 ATS in the last 6 games when playing West Virginia
  • Oklahoma State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total went OVER in 4 of Oklahoma State’s last 6 games

West Virginia at Oklahoma State Final Analysis

This is one’s a tough game to handicap because Oklahoma State’s played so well at home. In last year’s battle, the Cowboys beat the Mountaineers 50 to 39. West Virginia quarterback Will Greir didn’t play in that game, though.

Greir’s the reason to back West Virginia in pretty much every game. At the beginning of the season, he was a Heisman Hopeful. He won’t win the award, but he does complete 70% of his passes and has only thrown 8 interceptions to 31 touchdowns.

More importantly? Greir’s got that Baker Mayfield attitude where he believes he can lead his team to victory no matter the situation. West Virginia should beat and cover against Oklahoma State on Saturday.

NCAA Football Week 12 Pick: West Virginia -4.5
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