Texas vs. West Virginia Total Pick
Will the final score between the Texas Longhorns and the West Virginia Mountaineers on Saturday fall under the betting total? Kickoff is set for 12:00 p.m. ET for this Big 12 matchup.
Matchup: Texas (5-5) at West Virginia (7-3)
TV: ESPN, 12:00 p.m. ET
Line: West Virginia -3.5
Current Point Spread & Over/Under Total
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the over/under currently sits at 53.5 points after hitting the board at 57. The Mountaineers, meanwhile, opened as a 3-point home favorite over the Longhorns but the line has climbed to 3.5 at the majority of online sportsbooks.
Who is the Public Backing?
As of Wednesday morning, over 70% of public bettors are backing the Mountaineers minus the points to cover the spread.
Key Betting Trends
The Longhorns are 6-2-1 against the spread in their last nine games overall and are 4-1-1 against the number in their last six games versus a team with a winning record. That said, they're just 5-12 against the spread in their last 17 games after scoring more than 40 points in their previous game and are winless at 0-5 at the betting window in their last five games in November.
On the other side, the Mountaineers are 3-1-1 against the spread in their last five home games and are 6-2-1 against the number in their last nine games played in November.
OUR PREDICTION: The under is 5-1 in the Longhorns' last six games in November, is 16-5 in their last 21 road games, and is 38-17 in their last 55 games overall. The under is also 35-16 in Texas' last 51 conference games and is 4-0 in its last four road games versus a team with a winning home record.
On the other side, the under has hit in 23 of the Mountaineers' last 33 conference games, is 43-20 in their last 63 games after allowing less than 170 yards passing in their previous game, and is 10-4 in their last 14 games played in November.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 12 PICK: TEXAS/WEST VIRGINIA UNDER 53.5