Texas Tech vs. West Virginia Pick
MORGANTOWN, WV (ATS Consultants) - No. 16 Texas Tech improved to 6-0 last week but it also failed to cover versus Iowa State. Will the Red Raiders cover today when they visit West Virginia at 12:00PM ET?
ODDS: According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, Texas Tech is a 5.5-point favorite over West Virginia, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 57 points. The Red Raiders are 6-0 overall and 3-0 in the Big 12 this season, while the Mountaineers are 3-3 and 1-2 in conference play.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Red Raiders opened as 9.5-point favorites but the spread has been bet down to 5.5, while the over/under total opened at 64 and has been bet down to 57 at the majority of sports books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the current wagers placed on tonight’s game, 57% of College Football public bettors currently favor the Red Raiders. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided to get the most updated public betting numbers.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL FREE PICK: Take Texas Tech. According to latest college football trends, the Red Raiders are 5-2 against the spread in their last seven road games and 5-2 ATS in their last seven games after allowing less than 170 yards passing in their previous game. The Mountaineers, meanwhile, are 1-4 ATS in their last five games on fieldturf, 2-5 ATS in their last seven games overall, and 0-4 ATS in their lat four games following a bye week. Texas Tech's defense wasn't sharp last week against Iowa State but West Virginia has been brutal outside of its upset win over Oklahoma a few weeks ago. Look for the Mountaineers to struggle against Texas Tech's perimeter-based offense.
2013 COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 8 FREE PICK: TEXAS TECH RED RAIDERS -5.5