Baylor at West Virginia - 10/13/22 College Football Picks and Prediction
West Virginia Mountaineers (2-3) vs Baylor Bears (3-2)
Game Info: Thursday, October 13, 2022 at 7:00 pm (Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium)
Betting Odds: West Virginia Mountaineers +3.5 -- Over/Under: 54.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Baylor Bears will play the West Virginia Mountaineers in a Big-12 Game on Thursday night at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown, West Virginia.
The Baylor Bears are 3-2 (1-1) this season after they lost to Oklahoma State by a score of 36-25 in their last game. Baylor out gained Oklahoma State by a total of 457-379, but turned the ball over twice and had two turnovers on downs in the loss. The Baylor offense is averaging 37.4 points per game with 248.4 passing yards per game and 187.8 rushing yards per game. Blake Shapen has thrown for 1,118 yards, nine touchdowns, and three interceptions for the Bears this season. Richard Reese has rushed for 400 yards and seven scores, while Monaray Baldwin has caught 12 passes for 261 yards and three touchdowns for Baylor. The Baylor defense is giving up 20.6 points per game and 320 yards per game.
The West Virginia Mountaineers are 2-3 (0-2) this season after they lost to Texas by a score of 38-20 in their last game. West Virginia fell behind 28-0 in the second quarter and was never able to dig out of the hole in this game. The West Virginia offense is averaging 38.2 points per game with 268.6 passing yards per game and 186.2 rushing yards per game. JT Daniels has thrown for 1,209 yards, eight touchdowns, and two interceptions for the Mountaineers this season. CJ Donaldson has rushed for 389 yards and six scores, while Bryce Ford-Wheaton has caught 35 passes for 412 yards and four touchdowns for West Virginia. The West Virginia defense is allowing 29.6 points per game and 331.4 yards per game.
Baylor is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Thursday games. The under is 7-3 in Baylor’s last 10 games. West Virginia is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Thursday games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 conference games. The under is 4-1 in West Virginia’s last 5 games following a bye week. The home team is 4-1 ATS in these two teams last 5 head to head meetings.
West Virginia has had some issues on defense this season, but their offense is averaging more than 38 points per game. Baylor has been better on defense, but did just lose at home by double-digits and gave up 36 points. I think this game will be a shootout, especially with how bad the West Virginia defense has been this year. I am taking the over.