Sooners or Laters: Oklahoma versus WVU Mountaineers
Posted by: Charlie Smith
College football betting lines favor the Oklahoma Sooners against the West Virginia Mountaineers on Saturday, November 19th at Mountaineer Field in Morgantown. Here are the odds for fans who bet on college football online:
Oklahoma Sooners -3 (-105) 66½ (-110) -155
The Sooners (8-2) defeated the Baylor Bears 45-24 on Saturday. QB Baker Mayfield threw 20 of 25 for 300 yards with two TDs and one interception, and ran for 12 yards and another TD on nine carries. Dede Westbrook had 88 yards and two TDs on four receptions. Joe Mixon ran for 124 yards and one TD on 24 carries, while Samaje Perine scored two rushing TDs. Ahmad Thomas recovered a fumble. Jordan Thomas had nine tackles, two interceptions, and two sacks. Austin Seibert kicked 1 of 1 field goals. The Sooners have won seven games in a row and lead the Big 12 conference.
WVU beat the Texas Longhorns 24-20 on Saturday. QB Skyler Howard went 21 of 35 for 269 yards with one TD and two interceptions. Ka’Raun White had 82 yards and one TD on six receptions. Kennedy McKoy ran for 73 yards and two TDs on 25 carries. Justin Arndt had 12 tackles and one sack. Kyzir White had two sacks. Rasul Douglas intercepted one pass. Mike Molina made 1 of 1 field goals. WVU has won two games in a row and are second in the Big 12 conference behind the Sooners and ahead of the Oklahoma State Cowboys.
Oklahoma is averaging 557.5 total yards (338.1 passing and 219.4 running), and allowing 429.5 total yards (297.1 passing and 132.4 running) per game. Mayfield is 213 of 296 (72%) for 3212 yards with 33 TDs and seven picks. Mark Andrews has 412 yards and six TDs on 27 catches. Mixon has run for 937 yards on 134 carries, while Perine has eight rushing TDs. Jordan Evans has 76 combined tackles and three interceptions. Ogbonnia Okoronkwo has seven tackles. College football betting lines are influenced by such stats as these: the Sooners are 5-0 straight-up in their last five games, 1-5 against the spread in their last six road games, 4-1 straight-up in their last five road games, and 4-1 straight-up in their last five games versus WVU.
WVU is averaging 496.6 total yards (285.1 passing and 211.4 running) and allowing 409.8 total yards (253.8 passing and 156.0 running) per game. Howard is 196 of 304 (64.5%) for 2562 yards with 17 TDs and nine picks. Daikiel Shorts has 753 yards and four TDs on 51 catches. Justin Crawford has run for 599 yards on 98 carries, while Rushel Shell has five rushing TDs. Arndt has 58 combined tackles and three sacks. Douglas has intercepted six passes. The following trends affect college football betting lines: WVU is 9-1 straight-up in their last 10 games, 1-4 against the spread and 5-0 straight-up in their last five home games, and 1-4 straight-up in their last five games versus the Sooners.