Texas Tech vs. West Virginia Total Pick
Will Texas Tech and West Virginia light up the scoreboard for bettors this Saturday afternoon when the Big 12 rivals meet at 12:00PM ET?
Who: Texas Tech (4-1) at West Virginia (3-2)
When: 12:00PM ET, Saturday, October 14
Where: Milan Puskar Stadium, Morgantown, West Virginia
Current Point Spread & Over/Under Total
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the over/under for Saturday's game currently sits at 79 points, down slightly from the opening number of 80.5. West Virginia, meanwhile, is a 3.5-point home favorite over Texas Tech, which opened as a 7-point underdog.
Texas Tech Betting Trends
The Red Raiders have covered the spread in five of their last six road games and in four of their last five conference games. They're also a respectable 23-9-1 at the betting window in their last 33 games overall and have covered the spread in six straight games when facing an opponent that owns a winning record.
West Virginia Betting Trends
The Mountaineers have struggled to cover the spread in this matchup, going just 1-4 against the number in the last five meetings between these two teams. They're also just 5-14 against the number in their last 19 games versus an opponent with a winning record, are 3-9 at the betting window in their last 12 games coming off a loss, and are 6-21 against the number in their last 27 home games versus a team with a winning road record.
OUR PREDICTION: The over is 4-1 in the Red Raiders' last five conference games, is 6-2 in their last eight road games, and is 20-8 in their last 28 games played in the month of October. On the other side, the over has cashed in four of the Mountaineers' last five home games, is 3-1-1 in their last five games overall, and is 21-7 in their last 28 conference tilts. With the way both of these offenses can score, the 80 combined points shouldn't be a problem.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 7 PICK: TEXAS TECH/WEST VIRGINIA OVER 79