The West Virginia Mountaineers (6-4), who have college football's seventh-ranked running game, square off against the Cincinnati Bearcats (3-7) and their fifth-ranked rushing attack on Saturday, November 18, 2023. The Mountaineers are 5.5-point favorites. The contest's point total is 54.5.

West Virginia is averaging 30.3 points per game on offense this year (46th in the FBS), and is surrendering 27.8 points per game (84th) on defense. Cincinnati is accumulating 25.2 points per game on offense this season (81st-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering 26.9 points per game (74th-ranked) on defense.

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West Virginia vs. Cincinnati Game Info

  • Game Date: Saturday, November 18, 2023
  • Game Time: 2:30 PM ET
  • Location: Morgantown, West Virginia
  • Venue: Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
West Virginia vs Cincinnati Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
West Virginia -5.5 -110 -110 54.5 -110 -110 -210 +170

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West Virginia Recent Performance

  • It's been a difficult three-game stretch for the Mountaineers, who rank -13-worst in total offense (449 yards per game) and eighth-worst in total defense (461.3 yards per game allowed) over their last three contests.
  • Over the Mountaineers' last three games, they rank 66th in scoring offense (32.7 points per game) and -53-worst in scoring defense (31.3 points per game surrendered).
  • With 183 passing yards per game on offense (-107-worst) and 302.3 passing yards per game allowed on defense (-107-worst) over the last three tilts, West Virginia has been struggling on both sides of the ball of late.
  • From an offensive perspective, the Mountaineers have been a top-25 rushing unit over the last three contests with 266 rushing yards per game (sixth-best). They haven't fared as well defensively, with 159 rushing yards allowed per game (-15-worst) over that period.
  • In their past three contests, the Mountaineers have two wins against the spread, and are 2-1 overall.
  • In West Virginia's past three games, it has hit the over twice.

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West Virginia Betting Records & Stats

  • West Virginia's ATS record is 5-4-0 this season.
  • The Mountaineers have covered the spread when playing as at least 5.5-point favorites in two of two games this season.
  • West Virginia games have gone over the point total on six of nine occasions (66.7%).
  • West Virginia has put together a 1-2 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 33.3% of those games).
  • West Virginia has played as a moneyline favorite of -210 or shorter in just one game this season, which it won.
  • Based on this matchup's moneyline, the Mountaineers' implied win probability is 67.7%.

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West Virginia Stats Leaders

  • Garrett Greene has thrown for 1,699 yards (169.9 ypg) to lead West Virginia, completing 51% of his passes and collecting 12 touchdown passes compared to three interceptions this season. He's also contributed in the ground game with 451 rushing yards on 86 carries with eight rushing touchdowns.
  • The team's top rusher, CJ Donaldson, has carried the ball 161 times for 755 yards (75.5 per game), scoring 10 times.
  • This season, Jahiem White has carried the ball 59 times for 455 yards (45.5 per game) and two touchdowns.
  • Devin Carter's team-high 481 yards as a receiver have come on 26 receptions (out of 50 targets) with two touchdowns.
  • Hudson Clement has hauled in 13 receptions totaling 311 yards, finding the end zone four times as a receiver so far this campaign.
  • Kole Taylor has been the target of 48 passes and hauled in 26 receptions for 308 yards, an average of 30.8 yards per contest. He's found the end zone four times through the air this season.
  • Jared Bartlett has collected three sacks to lead the team, while also picking up three TFL and 29 tackles.
  • Lee Kpogba is the team's tackle leader this year. He's totaled 60 tackles, three TFL, and two sacks.
  • Beanie Bishop has picked off a team-high four passes. He also has 44 tackles, one TFL, and four passes defended to his name.

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