Who: Virginia Tech vs West Virginia
Time & Date: September 18, 2021 12:00 EST
Venue: Milan Puskar Stadium – Morgantown, WV
Virginia Tech vs West Virginia Odds:
Moneyline: Virginia Tech: (+126) | West Virginia: (-154)
Spread: Virginia Tech: +2.5 (-100) | West Virginia: -2.5 (-115)
Total: 50.5 – Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)
Virginia Tech vs West Virginia Betting Preview
A fun ACC vs Big 12 battle is on the schedule for Saturday, September 18, 2021, when the #15 Virginia Tech Hokies (2-0) visit the West Virginia Mountaineers (1-1). This used to be one of the best rivalries in College Football but has been dormant the past few seasons. This game will air live on FS1 at 12:00 p.m. EST.
Through two games, the Virginia Tech offense is averaging 26.0 points per game and 339.5 total yards, 164.0 through the air and 175.5 on the ground. Defensively, the Hokies are allowing 12.0 points and 351.5 yards, 245.5 passing and 106.0 rushing.
The West Virginia offense is averaging 45.0 points per game and 433.5 total yards, 310.5 through the air and 123.0 on the ground. Defensively, the Mountaineers are allowing 15.0 points and 295.5 yards, 196.0 passing and 99.5 rushing.
Below is my college football pick, and preview, for the battle between the #15 Virginia Tech Hokies and West Virginia Mountaineers.
Virginia Tech vs West Virginia Betting Stats
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Virginia Tech’s last 6 games.
Virginia Tech is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games against West Virginia.
Virginia Tech is 7-2 SU in their last 9 games against West Virginia.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Virginia Tech’s last 6 games on the road.
Virginia Tech is 4-2 SU in their last 6 games when playing on the road against West Virginia.
Virginia Tech is 5-2 SU in their last 7 games against an opponent in the Big 12 conference.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Virginia Tech’s last 7 games played in September.
Virginia Tech is 4-8 ATS in their last 12 games played in week 3.
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of West Virginia’s last 6 games against Virginia Tech.
West Virginia is 6-0 SU in their last 6 games at home.
West Virginia is 2-4 SU in their last 6 games when playing at home against Virginia Tech.
West Virginia is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against an opponent in the Atlantic Coast conference.
West Virginia is 8-3 ATS in their last 11 games played in September.
The total has gone OVER in 10 of West Virginia’s last 12 games played in week 3.
The total has gone OVER in 11 of West Virginia’s last 14 games when playing as the favourite.
Virginia Tech vs West Virginia Pick
Virginia Tech backed up their upset win over #10 North Carolina with a 35-14 home win over the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders. The Hokies never trailed in this game and led by 20+ points most of the second half. Braxton Burmeister went 14/24 for 142 yards, one touchdown, zero interceptions, and added 52 yards on the ground. The Hokies ran the ball 39 times for 224 yards and four touchdowns on the day. Defensively, the Hokies allowed 349 total yards and forced one Middle Tennessee interception.
West Virginia rebounded from a tough week one loss to beat the Long Island University Sharks 66-0. There is not much to look into in this game as I was not aware that Long Island University even had a football team. West Virginia used three QBs that combimed to go 20/32 for 344 yards, three touchdowns, and zero interceptions. The Mountaineers did struggle running the ball as they totaled 198 yards and five touchdowns on 55 yards, an average o 3.6 per rush. Defensively, the Mountaineers allowed just 95 yards and recovered one Sharks fumble.
Virginia Tech vs West Virginia Series History: One of the better rivalries in college football, this will be the first meeting since 2017, and West Virginia leads the all-time series 28-23-1.