|Oklahoma State vs. West Virginia 2013 College Football Week 5 Odds|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 25 September 2013 09:00|
Oklahoma State vs. West Virginia Odds
Oklahoma State is 3-0 on the season, 1-0 on the road and 2-1 against the spread. West Virginia is 2-2 on the season, 2-0 at home and 1-3 against the spread. Oklahoma State has won and covered in its last two against the Mountaineers.
Trends show that Oklahoma State is just 1-6 against the spread in their last 7 road games and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games after covering the spread in their previous game. West Virginia has covered in its last 4 conference games.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Oklahoma State is the favorite on the road, as the Cowboys have odds of -18.5 points against West Virginia. The over/under total has been set at 57 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had Oklahoma State favored by 21 points. The spread was never higher than that and hit a low of 18 before settling in at 18.5. The over/under total hasn’t changed since opening at 57 points.
Oklahoma State got off to a 3-0 start with a 59-3 win over Lamar two weeks ago. The Cowboys are currently averaging 45.3 points per game on offense while the defense is holding opponents to 13.7 points per contest. Oklahoma State is being led this season by quarterback J.W. Walsh. He is leading the team in rushing with 182 yards and he also has thrown for 642 yards and five touchdowns. Running back Jeremy Smith has also rushed for 176 yards and six touchdowns.
West Virginia is coming of an embarrassing 37-0 loss at Maryland last week. The Mountaineers were held to 175 total yards and had six turnovers in the non-conference loss. WVU is surprisingly struggling on offense this season, averaging just 18 points per game. Running back Charles Sims has rushed for 328 yards and two scores while Dreamius Smith has 251 yards and two scores on the ground.
In terms of Injuries, Oklahoma State linebacker DeMarcus Sherod is out for the game with a knee injury while West Virginia linebacker Garrett Hope (concussion) and Jewone Snow (shoulder) are both questionable for the game.
The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Oklahoma State, as the Cowboys are getting 70% of the wagers with odds of -18.5 points at West Virginia.