|Big 12 College Football Week 10 Odds & Spread: TCU vs. West Virginia|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Wednesday, 31 October 2012 11:30|
TCU vs. West Virginia Odds
West Virginia is 5-2 on the season, 2-2 in the Big 12 and 3-1 at home. TCU is 5-3 on the year, 2-3 in conference play and 3-1 on the road. The Horned Frogs are 3-5 against the spread this year while the Mountaineers are 2-5 ATS. These two have no recent meetings.
Trends show that TCU is 8-1 against the spread in their last 9 games following a loss and 6-0 ATS in their last 6 games following a bye week. West Virginia is just 1-5 against the spread in its last 5 home games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 conference games.
According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv West Virginia is the favorite at home in this game, as the Mountaineers are getting odds of -6.5 points against TCU. The over/under total has been set at 68 points. (View Matchup) The opening odds for this game had West Virginia favored by 6.5 points. The spread bumped up to 7 points during the week before closing against at 6.5 points.
West Virginia has lost two games in a row, as it was beaten by Texas Tech, 49-14, and by Kansas State, 55-14. The Mountaineers started on fire, scoring at least 31 points in their first five games of the year. WVU is still averaging 41.1 points per game on offense while the defense is allowing 39.9 points per game. The team is being led by quarterback Geno Smith, who has thrown for 2,417 yards and 26 touchdowns.
TCU is coming off back-to-back losses to Oklahoma State and Texas Tech. The Horned Frogs have now lost three of their last four games after starting 4-0. TCU is scoring 33.3 points per game on offense while the defense is allowing 22.4 points per game. Leading the team this year is receiver Josh Boyce, who has caught 44 passes for 507 yards and five touchdowns.
In terms of Injuries, West Virginia lineman Jeff Braun is questionable with an ankle injury while cornerback Brodrick Jenkins is out with a knee injury. TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin is questionable for this game with a knee injury.
The Public Bets for this game are backing West Virginia. The Mountaineers are getting 58% of the wagers with odds of -6.5 points against TCU on Saturday.