West Virginia vs. Texas - 10/5/19 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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West Virginia vs. Texas

Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 2:30 PM (Milan Puskar Stadium )

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The No. 11 ranked Texas Longhorns visit Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown, West Virginia on Saturday to play a Big 12 clash against the West Virginia Mountaineers. Texas enjoyed a bye last week and beat Oklahoma State 36-30 in its last outing to improve to 3-1. Sam Ehlinger led Texas with 281 yards passing, four touchdowns and one interception and Keaontay Ingram rushed for 114 yards.

Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger has thrown for 1,237 yards, 15 touchdowns and one interception. The leading rusher for the Longhorns is Keaontay Ingram with 55 carries for 295 yards and three touchdowns. The leading receiver is Devin Dunvernay with 377 yards and four touchdowns. Caden Sterns is the leading tackler for the Longhorns with 30.

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The Mountaineers enjoyed a bye this past week as well and beat the Kansas Jayhawks 29-24 in their last outing. West Virginia improved to 3-1 with the win. Kendall Austin threw for 202 yards and Martell Pettaway rushed for a pair of touchdowns in West Virginia’s opening game of its Big 12 schedule.

Mountaineers quarterback Austin Kendall has 871 yards passing, six touchdowns and three interceptions. Kennedy McKoy is the leading rusher with 151 yards and three touchdowns. Sam Jones is the leading receiver with 263 yards and one touchdown. The leading tackler for West Virginia is Josh Chandler with 32.

The Longhorns are 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 Big 12 matchups

The UNDER has cashed in 13 of Texas’ last 18 on the road

The Mountaineers are 3-1-2 ATS in their last 6 Big 12 matchups

The OVER has cashed in 4 of West Virginia’s last 5 at home

Texas has much deeper talent than does West Virginia and will come out on top behind Sam Ehlinger. However, West Virginia will keep it close and cover. The Longhorns have not covered in each of the last 4 following a win straight up and 6 of the last 8 conference games. The Mountaineers covered the number in 5 of the last 8 versus an opponent with a winning record and in 3 of their last 5 at home. Final Score Prediction, Texas Longhorns win but fail to cover ATS 31-28

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David’s Pick West Virginia Mountaineers +11

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