|West Virginia vs. Maryland College Football Week 3 Odds & Spread|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 14 September 2011 13:40|
West Virginia vs. Maryland Odds
Both teams are unbeaten as West Virginia is 2-0 and 0-2 against the spread while Maryland is 1-0 overall and 1-0 against the point spread odds. Maryland hit the over in its lone game while WVU has split the over/under total in two games. Current Maryland coach Randy Edsall is 1-6 against the Mountaineers all-time.
Trends show that WVU has covered the spread in their last 4 games with Maryland while the favorite has covered the odds in 10 of the last 14 games in this series. Maryland is 8-17 ATS in their last 25 games following a win.
Oddsmakers have Maryland the slight favorite in this game. The Terrapins have odds of -1 at home against West Virginia. The over/under total has been set at 54.5 points. (View Matchup)
Maryland defeated Miami 32-24 in its season opener a few weeks ago. The Terps posted 499 yards of offense in the win with quarterback Danny O’Brien throwing for 348 yards and one touchdown on 31-of-44 passing. On defense, Maryland allowed 367 yards but held Miami to just 195 passing yards while forcing four turnovers.
West Virginia is 2-0 on the season, averaging 44.5 points per game while allowing just 12.5. The Mountaineers have been led this season by quarterback Geno Smith, who has thrown for 620 yards and six touchdowns in the two games. On defense, WVU has not given up more than 290 yards in a game this season, but they have yet to get a turnover on the year.
In terms of Injuries, West Virginia running back Shawne Alston is questionable with a neck injury while Maryland offensive linemen Stephen Grommer, Justin Gilbert, and Pete DeSouza are all questionable to play because of leg injuries.
Currently only 2,150 Public Bets have been placed on this game and West Virginia is getting 66% of the wagers with odds of +1 against Maryland on Saturday.