Baylor vs. West Virginia Pick
Both teams come into this game at 3-0 overall. The Mountaineers are 1-2 against the spread and 2-0 at home while the Bears are 1-0 on the road and 1-2 against the spread. This is the first meeting between these two teams.
Odds: The oddsmakers at Bovada.lv have West Virginia as the favorite to win this game, as the Mountaineers have odds of -12.5 points against Baylor. The over/under total for the game has been set at 79 points.
Line Movement: Opening odds had WVU as an 11.5-point favorite at home. The spread has since climbed up a full point to 12.5.
Public Betting: Of the wagers that have been placed on this game, 71% are going on West Virginia with odds of -12.5 points at home against Baylor. Be sure to click on the public betting link to get the latest odds and betting percentages.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL FREE PICK: West Virginia is 6-14-1 ATS L21 conf. home games. This is West Virginia’s first Big 12 game and they take on a tough #25 Baylor squad. Baylor is averaging 51.3 points per game, while West Virginia is putting up 47.3. West Virginia did not look great in their 31-21 win over a young Maryland team at home last Saturday (27-point fave). Baylor struggled on the road last Friday, edging underrated UL Monroe, 47-42 on the road. Senior QB Nick Florence has done a nice job replacing Robert Griffin III as the he’s thrown for at least 300 yards and three touchdowns in each of Baylor’s first three games. Baylor has won nine straight and is looking to match the school record. Their defense has its issues but they will put points on the board.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 5 FREE PICK: BAYLOR +12.5