Check out our free West Virginia vs. Oklahoma preview for this week 11 college football matchup in Norman. See who we think will win and cover the spread in this NCAA preseason showdown.
- West Virginia’s defense ranks 88th in terms of points allowed.
- Oklahoma ranks tenth in passing yards.
WEST VIRGINIA VS OKLAHOMA PREVIEW
The Oklahoma Sooners will face the West Virginia Mountaineers on Saturday, November 11th at 7:00 p.m. ET. FOX will broadcast the Week 11 CFB game from Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma.In this week’s Big 12 clash, the Sooners are 12.5 point favorites at home. Will the Sooners win this one? Find out how I think this game will play out on Saturday.
WEST VIRGINIA VS. OKLAHOMA MATCHUP AT A GLANCE
- Sport: College Football
- Teams: West Virginia Mountaineers at Oklahoma Sooners
- Where: Norman at Memorial Stadium (Norman, OK)
- Date: Saturday, November 11th
WEST VIRGINIA PREVIEW: CAN WEST VIRGINIA GET BACK ON TRACK?
West Virginia improved to 6-3 with a 37-7 victory against BYU as they prepare for this week’s game against Oklahoma. Prior to this week’s game against Oklahoma, the Mountaineers had been favorite in four games and underdog in four. Their ATS record entering the game is 5-3. The average over/under line in West Virginia’s matches after nine games is 50.9 points. The average score in their games has been 55.8 points, giving OU a 4-4 record.
The Mountaineers completed 28 passes for 231 yards and two touchdowns against BYU. They averaged 7.2 yards per carry and scored two scores on the ground. Garrett Greene threw for 205 yards and a 50.0% completion rate against BYU. He threw two touchdowns and had a passer rating of 107.12 in the win.
The Mountaineers defense was outstanding against BYU, allowing only 7 scores on 277 yards. BYU’s passing game totaled 210 yards. West Virginia allowed 3.2 yards per attempt on the ground. West Virginia’s defense ranks 88th in points allowed, allowing 24.3 points per game heading into their game against Oklahoma. So far, opponents have averaged 227.8 passing yards per game (89th in the nation). They allow 139.4 rushing yards per game, which ranks them 72nd in NCAA football.
OKLAHOMA PREVIEW: IS OKLAHOMA ON TRACK FOR ANOTHER WIN?
Despite losing their most recent game to Oklahoma State by a score of 27-24, the Oklahoma Sooners still have an above.500 record of 7-2 when they face West Virginia. Oklahoma is 6-3 against the spread this season. The Sooners have been the favorite eight times and the underdog once. Oklahoma has a 5-4 over/under record this season. Their games have produced a combined total of 59.7 points on average, with a median over/under line of 61 points.
Against Oklahoma State, the Sooners passed the ball 37 times for 344 yards and one touchdown. They concluded with two running touchdowns and averaged 5.5 yards per carry. Dillon Gabriel had a huge game via the air against Oklahoma State, throwing for 344 yards and completing 26 of his 37 attempts. He ended with a passing rating of 97.13 and an average of 13.2 yards per completion.
Oklahoma’s defense surrendered 483 yards of offense against Oklahoma State. They allowed 334 yards in the passing game and 149 yards on the ground. Oklahoma’s defense is ranked 68th in points allowed, allowing 19.8 points per game heading into their game against West Virginia. So far, opponents have averaged 248.3 passing yards per game (138th in the nation). They allow 134.4 rushing yards per game, which ranks them 65th in NCAA football.
WEST VIRGINIA VS OKLAHOMA BETTING ODDS, TRENDS & ANALYSIS
West Virginia won the most recent game between the teams, defeating Oklahoma 23-20. West Virginia’s defense clamped down on Oklahoma, who passed for 190 yards. West Virginia finished with 406 yards total offense, with 203 yards passing and 203 yards rushing.
The point spread hasn’t moved much, since the current lines are exactly where they started. Oklahoma is presently a 12.5 (-110) favorite, while West Virginia is a +12.5 (-110). According to the current moneyline odds, Oklahoma has an 85% chance of winning, with a moneyline payout of -554. Meanwhile, the Mountaineers’ projected win percentage on a +399 moneyline is 20%.
KEY BETTING TRENDS
- West Virginia is 2-1 against the spread while playing on the road.
- Oklahoma is 5-5 against the spread in its last 10 home games.
- Oklahoma is 7-3 as a favorite in their last ten games.
- West Virginia is 5-5 as a favorite in their last ten games.
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