Baylor vs. West Virginia Prediction & Odds
Baylor is looking to improve to 4-2 on the season and is favored on the road Thursday night in Morgantown where the Bears will take on conference foe West Virginia at 7:00 p.m. ET.
Are the Bears a safe bet to cover or will the Mountaineers come through as a home dog?
Game Matchup & Betting Odds
107 Baylor Bears (-3.5) at 108 West Virginia Mountaineers (+3.5); o/u 54.5
7:00 p.m. ET, Thursday, October 13, 2022
Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium
Baylor vs. West Virginia Public Betting Information
As of this writing, our CFB Public Betting page shows that 63% of bets are on Baylor. That said, this page is updated frequently so make sure that you click on the link provided so that you’re getting the most updated information.
Baylor Bears Game Notes
Blake Shapen completed 28 of 40 passes for 345 yards and two touchdowns with two interceptions in Saturday's 36-25 loss to Oklahoma State. Shapen was able to record multiple touchdowns for the third time this year, however, he also had multiple turnovers for the first time this season. Those two interceptions turned out to be too costly as Baylor fell to Oklahoma State in a crucial conference match-up early in the season. The 345 passing yards were a season-high as he connected with Monaray Baldwin for a pair of long scores. Shapen and the Bears will be off next week before playing at West Virginia on Oct. 13.
West Virginia Mountaineers Game Notes
J.T. Daniels completed 29 of 48 passes for 253 yards and a touchdown in Saturday's 38-20 loss at Texas. Daniels' attempted a season-high 48 passes as the Mountaineers were fighting from behind the entire game against the Longhorns. After starting the season with a couple of decent fantasy performances, Daniels has just one touchdown pass in each of his last three games. West Virginia is off next week before hosting Baylor on Oct. 13.
Baylor vs. West Virginia Betting Trends
Under is 4-1 in Bears last 5 games following a bye week
Under is 4-1 in Bears last 5 road games
Under is 4-1 in Mountaineers last 5 games following a bye week
Baylor vs. West Virginia Betting Prediction
The home team has covered in four of the previous five meetings, while the Mountaineers are 10-3-1 against the spread in their last 14 games in Morgantown. West Virginia has also covered in four of its last five Thursday games, is 4-1-1 against the number in its last six home games versus a team with a winning road record and is 7-3 ATS in its last 10 games coming off a bye. Baylor, meanwhile, is 11-24 against the spread in its last 35 games following a double-digit loss at home, is 7-16-1 against the spread in its last 24 games when facing a team with a losing record and is 1-6-1 ATS in its last eight games following a bye.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 7 PREDICTION: WEST VIRGINIA MOUNTAINEERS +3.5