West Virginia vs. Baylor Prediction

West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Baylor Bears, 10/31/19 Predictions & Odds

Will No. 12 Baylor be able to cover a three-score spread at home when the Bears play host to West Virginia tonight at 8PM ET?

Game Snapshot & Odds

305 West Virginia vs. 306 Baylor

Thursday, October 31, 2019

8PM ET – McLane Stadium


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Public Betting Trends

According to the latest oddsmakers, Baylor is the clear favorite in this game, as the Bears are getting odds of -18.5 points against West Virginia. The over/under total for the contest is listed at 57.5 points. The public betting currently has 71 percent going on Baylor as the home favorite. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our NCAAF Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.

Baylor keeps rolling along

The Baylor Bears continued their unbeaten regular season two weeks ago with a 45-27 win at Oklahoma State. Baylor improved to 7-0 with the win and they are 4-0 in the Big 12, 4-3 against the spread and 4-3 with the over.

Baylor has been pretty good defensively this season, allowing just 19.1 points and 358.6 yards per game. Offensively, Baylor is putting up 38.9 points and 484.1 yards per outing. Charlie Brewer has been steady on offense this year, throwing for 1,866 yards and 12 touchdowns. He also has rushed for 145 yards and six scores. John Lovett is leading Baylor in rushing with 446 yards and four scores, while Denzel Mims has 33 receptions for 519 yards and five touchdowns.

West Virginia looking to end skid

The West Virginia football team has lost its last three games following a 52-14 loss at Oklahoma two weeks ago. The Mountaineers are now 3-4 on the season, 1-3 in the Big 12, 2-4-1 against the spread and 4-3 with the over.

WVU has struggled a great deal on offense this year, averaging just 22.7 points and 314.1 yards per game. Defensively, the Mountaineers are giving up 33.4 points and 409 yards per contest. WVU has really struggled to establish a ground game. Kennedy McKoy is the leading rusher with 188 yards on 66 carries. Austin Kendall is leading the team with 1,429 passing yards and 11 touchdowns, but he also has seven interceptions. TJ Simmons is his leading target, as he has 31 receptions for 409 yards and four scores.

College Football Betting Trends


The Bears have covered in four of their last five conference games, but just 4-9 ATS in their last 13 home games.

West Virginia

The Mountaineers are 1-5-1 against the spread in their last seven road games and 1-4-1 ATS in their last six Big 12 games.


WVU has won three straight meetings with Baylor, but the Bears have covered the spread in three of the last four against the Mountaineers. West Virginia looks to be mailing it in now. They have lost three straight by double figures and their last two by at least 24 points. Baylor is at home and not going to put themselves in danger of overlooking WVU, especially with a bye week under their belt. The Bears have the offense and defense to dominate this game and they should on national television.

College Football Week 10 Prediction: Baylor -18.5

Related: West Virginia vs. Baylor Total Prediction

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