Oklahoma State Cowboys vs West Virginia Mountaineers Prediction, Picks and Game Preview - 11/06/2021

by Amedeus Mastrangelo

Game Time: 3:30 pm ET, Saturday, November 6, 2021
Venue:  Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium, Morgantown, WV
Where to Watch:  ESPN

 

Opening Odds at USA Sportsbooks

DraftKings:  Point Spread:  OK State -2.5, WVU +2.5; Over/Under:  49 points
Bet365:  Point Spread:  OK State -3.5, WVU +3.5; Over/Under:  49.5 points
BetMGM:  Point Spread:  OK State -3, WVU +3; Over/Under:  49.5 points
 

Season Record

Oklahoma State Cowboys:  7-1 (2nd place, Big 12)
West Virginia Mountaineers:  4-4 (7th place, Big 12)
 
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Oklahoma State Cowboys vs West Virginia Mountaineers Preview and Analysis

 
Recent Form
Oklahoma State Cowboys:  won at home on Oct. 30 against the Kansas Jayhawks 55-3.
West Virginia Mountaineers:  won at home on Oct. 30 against the Iowa State Cyclones 38-31.
 
 
 

Oklahoma State Cowboys Analysis

Oklahoma State is coming into this college football game with a 7-1 record overall and they are 2-1 in their road games this season where they will be in this game. This will be their 6th conference matchup of the year and they are in a great position right now with a 4-1 record in their conference games this season. They suffered their first loss of the season against the Iowa State Cyclones but they bounced back in their last game with a big win over Kansas 55-3. Oklahoma State dominated that game from start to finish as they took an early lead and proceeded to score in every quarter of that game. Spencer Sanders played well in that game as he completed 12/19 passes for 157 yards and 2 touchdowns. Shane Illingworth also got some snaps at the quarterback position in that game and he also played well in his limited time completing 6/10 passes for 70 yards and 2 touchdowns. Dominic Richardson led the team in rushing with 79 yards and 1 touchdown on 11 carries while Jaylen Warren was right behind with 69 yards on 11 carries. Davontavean Martin led the receivers with 84 yards and 1 touchdown on 5 receptions in that game. Bryson Green, John Paul Richardson, and Brennan Presley all caught the other touchdown passes with 1 each. Nick Session led the defense in that game with 4 solo tackles. He also had 1 interception in that game along with Kolby Harvell-Peel and Jason Taylor II while no one on the defense recorded a sack for them in that one. They have scored 235 points in their 8 games this season averaging 29.4 PPG and they have allowed their opponents to score 144 points against them allowing 18 PPG. Their offense is averaging 394.6 YPG while their defense is allowing 295 YPG.
 
 

West Virginia Mountaineers Analysis

WVU is coming into this game with a 4-4 record overall and they are 3-1 in their home games this season where they will be in this game. This will be the 6th conference matchup on their schedule this year and they are not in a good position right now with a 2-3 record in their conference games this season. WVU have won their last 2 games coming into this one and are coming off of a big upset win over ISU. That game was close the whole time and they even trailed in the third quarter but they made a fourth quarter comeback and took the lead late winning the game. Jarret Doege played well in that game but he also struggled at times as he completed 30/46 passes for 370 yards, 3 touchdowns and 2 interceptions. Leddie Brown had a nice day on the ground with 109 yards and 2 touchdowns on 22 carries but he was their entire ground game in that one. Bryce Wheaton had a nice day as well as he led the receivers with 106 yards and 2 touchdowns on 6 receptions while Winston Wright was right behind with 100 yards and 1 touchdown on 6 receptions. Josh Chandler led the defense in that game with 9 solo tackles and 3 assisted ones. He also had 1 sack in that game along with Dante Stills who had the only other sack for them but no one on the defense came away with an interception for them in that one. They have scored 237 points in their 8 games this season averaging 29.6 PPG and they have allowed their opponents to score 183 points against them allowing 22.9 PPG. Their offense is averaging 405.9 YPG while their defense is allowing 364.8 YPG.
 

 

Oklahoma State vs West Virginia Prediction

Oklahoma State is coming into this game as a 3.5 point favorite with the current betting odds according to Draftkings Sportsbook. They have been playing well all season with just 1 loss and they have been playing very well in their conference games as well, winning most of them by 2 or more scores. They bounced back nicely after their first loss of the season winning their last game by over 50 points. WVU has also been playing well in their last few games with 2 straight wins now but they caught Iowa State in a very bad spot after they had given Oklahoma State their first loss of the year. Oklahoma State still has title hopes alive and they will be finishing the season very strong to make it there. The best bet to place in this game is on Oklahoma State to cover the spread here.
 
Oklahoma State West Virginia Prediction:  Our NCAAF Pick for Saturday, November 6, 2021 (3:30 pm ET start time) is Oklahoma State 31 WVU 20.
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NCAAF Betting Trends

 
Oklahoma State Cowboys: 178-156 ATS in all games. 103-76 ATS as a favorite. 34-28 ATS as a road favorite. 121-114 ATS against conference opponents. 138-118 ATS in games played on turf.
West Virginia Mountaineers: 165-171 ATS in all games. 79-84 ATS in home games. 100-108 ATS after playing a conference game. 117-121 ATS in games played on turf. 
 

Key Injuries

 
Oklahoma State Cowboys:  L. Anderson (WR) Ques Sat - Undisclosed injury. D. Jackson (RB) Out indefinitely - Leg injury. L. Brown (RB) Early Nov - Undisclosed injury.
West Virginia Mountaineers:  M. O'Laughlin (TE) Ques Sat - Leg injury. N. Fortune (CB) Ques Sat - Leg injury.
 

Notable Quotes

 
"It's just a great chemistry moment for our team, I thought we just all grew as a team today. No matter what the score was, we just kept moving." - Spencer Sanders on their win over Kansas in their last game.
 
 
"We wanted to make a statement of how good a football team that we actually are." - Jarret Doege on their win over ISU in their last game.
 
 

Starting Lineups

 
Oklahoma State Cowboys
WR Green, Blaine 
WR Rashod Owens
WR Presley, Brennan 
WR Martin, Tay 
CW Cassity, Braden 
QB Sanders, Spencer 
RB Warren, Jaylen 
 
West Virginia Mountaineers
WR Ford-Wheaton, Bryce 
WR Isaiah Esdale 
WR James, Sam 
WR Wright Jr., Winston 
TE O'Laughlin, Mike 
QB Doege, Jarret 
RB Brown, Leddie 
 

Statistical Leaders

 
Oklahoma State Cowboys
Passing: S. Sanders (1341)
Rushing: J. Warren (850)
Receiving: T. Martin (3529)
Touchdowns: J. Warren (6)
 
West Virginia Mountaineers
Passing: J. Doege (2071)
Rushing: L. Brown (642)
Receiving: W. Wright Jr. (523)
Touchdowns: L. Brown (11)
 
Coaches:
Oklahoma State Cowboys: Mike Gundy (17th season)
West Virginia Mountaineers: Neal Brown (3rd season)


Amedeus Mastrangelo

About the Author:

Amedeus Mastrangelo has been heavily wagering on all sports for years and plays just about everything, including sides, totals, favorites, underdogs, against the spread, alternative spreads, first half, second half, player props, and futures. The bottom line is, if Mastrangelo can see an edge in any way shape or form, then he's going to take advantage.

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