West Virginia vs. Baylor Odds
No. 2 Baylor looks to continue its road toward a playoff spot on Saturday when it hosts upset-minded West Virginia at Noon ET on FOX.
According to oddsmakers at MyBookie, Baylor is the clear favorite in this game, as the Bears are getting odds of -21 points against the Mountaineers on Saturday. The over/under total for the game has been set at a lofty 78 points. WVU has won two of its three Big 12 meetings with Baylor, but the Bears have covered the spread in two of the three games.
Baylor is 5-0 on the season, 2-0 in the Big 12, 3-1 against the spread and 4-1 with the over. The Bears have been dominating this year, winning all five games by at least 28 points. Baylor is averaging 64.2 points and 725 yards per game on offense while allowing just 22.2 points and 363.6 yards per game on defense. Seth Russell has thrown for 1,527 yards and 22 touchdowns this season while Corey Coleman has 31 receptions for 678 yards and 13 touchdowns. Shock Linwood is the leading rusher with 719 yards and seven touchdowns.
West Virginia is 3-2 on the season, 0-2 in the Big 12, 2-3 against the spread and 4-1 with the under. The Mountaineers have lost two straight to Oklahoma and Oklahoma State entering this game. WVU is still putting up 36 points and 488.6 yards per game on offense this year while giving up just 20 points and 342.2 yards per game. Skyler Howard is leading the team with 1,277 passing yards and 11 touchdowns while Wendell Smallwood has run for 589 yards and five scores. Shelton Gibson has added 20 catches for 448 yards and five touchdowns.