West Virginia Vs. Texas: College Football Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – November 20, 2021

Written By Staff on November 16, 2021

The Texas Longhorns (4-6, 2-5 Big 12) bring a five-game losing streak into matchup with the West Virginia Mountaineers (4-6, 2-5 Big 12). The Longhorns, +109 on the moneyline to win, and the Mountaineers, listed at -2.5 on the spread, kick things off on November 20, 2021 at 12:00 PM ET. A total of 56.5 points has been set for the game by sportsbooks.

In this article you’ll see everything you need to know to make a bet on the game, including statistical trends, key metrics and more, as well as updated odds.

The betting facts in the following article are based off odds valid as of November 20, 2021 at 10:05 AM ET. See below for a table with the latest odds for this outing and click here to get the best DraftKings Sportsbook deposit bonus!

West Virginia Vs. Texas Betting Odds

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West Virginia Offense Vs. Texas Defense

Mountaineers Offense Stats (Rank) Longhorns Defense
25.7 (86) Points/Gm 32.5 (107)
372.9 (82) Yards/Gm 435.8 (112)
262.5 (32) Pass Yards/Gm 235.4 (81)
110.4 (113) Rush Yards/Gm 200.4 (117)
7.5 (69) Yards/Pass 7.4 (74)
3.3 (115) Yards/Rush 5.2 (115)
37.0% (87) 3rd Down % 41.8% (93)
13 (94) Turnovers 10 (47)
12 (100) Sacks 11 (34)

Texas Offense Vs. West Virginia Defense

Texas Offense Stats (Rank) West Virginia Defense
37.8 (13) Points/Gm 24.1 (54)
432.4 (40) Yards/Gm 350.2 (48)
238.1 (58) Pass Yards/Gm 224.0 (58)
194.3 (28) Rush Yards/Gm 126.2 (34)
8.2 (39) Yards/Pass 7.6 (84)
5.1 (19) Yards/Rush 3.7 (38)
45.5% (26) 3rd Down % 35.8% (34)
9 (45) Turnovers 5 (117)
7 (52) Sacks 12 (20)

When West Virginia Has The Ball

  • The Mountaineers are 100th-ranked in college football in sacks conceded (12), and are up against the team ranked 34th in bringing down opposing quarterbacks, the Longhorns (11).
  • The 262.5 passing yards per game West Virginia averages ranks 32nd in the FBS, while the 235.4 Texas allows ranks 81st in college football.
  • The Mountaineers rank 94th in college football, committing 13 turnovers this season, while the Longhorns are 47th with 10 turnovers forced.
  • West Virginia has the 82nd-ranked offense in the FBS in yards per game (372.9). They take on a Texas defense ranked 112th, giving up 435.8 yards per game.

When Texas Has The Ball

  • The Longhorns offense is 45th-ranked in college football in terms of turnovers allowed (9), and are up against the 117th-ranked team in turnovers forced, the Mountaineers (5).
  • Texas ranks 39th in the FBS at 8.2 yards per pass attempt. West Virginia gives up 7.6 yards per passing play (84th in college football).
  • The Longhorns have the 13th-ranked offense in the FBS (37.8 points per game), and will be up against the Mountaineers’ 54th-ranked defense (24.1 ppg).
  • Texas is 52nd-ranked in college football in sacks allowed (seven), and is facing the team ranked 20th in bringing down opposing quarterbacks, West Virginia (12).
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West Virginia Betting Trends And Insights

  • West Virginia has put together a 5-5-0 record against the spread this season.
  • The Mountaineers have been favored by 2.5 points or more three times this season, and covered the spread in one of those matchups.
  • A total of four out of West Virginia’s 10 games this season have gone over the point total.
  • West Virginia and its opponents have combined to score more than 56.5 points in three of 10 games this season.
  • The Mountaineers have won 33.3% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (1-2).

Texas Betting Trends And Insights

  • Texas has compiled a 4-6-0 record against the spread this season.
  • The Longhorns have not covered the spread this season (0-2 ATS) when playing as at least 2.5-point underdogs.
  • A total of five Texas games this year have gone over the point total.
  • Texas has played six games this season that finished with a point total over 56.5 points.
  • This season, the Longhorns have been listed as the underdog in three games and failed to win any of those contests.

West Virginia Players To Watch

  • Jarret Doege has passed for 2,456 yards while completing 65.5% of his throws (211-of-322), with 13 touchdowns and 10 interceptions (245.6 yards per game).
  • Leddie Brown has churned out a team-best 739 rushing yards (73.9 per game) and 11 touchdowns. He has tacked on 30 receptions for 198 yards (19.8 yards per game) and one TD.
  • So far this year Garrett Greene has rushed for 303 yards on 47 carries (37.9 ypg), with four rushing touchdowns.
  • This season Winston Wright has 51 receptions for a team-high 576 receiving yards (57.6 per game) and two touchdowns.
  • Bryce Wheaton has contributed with 37 receptions for 502 yards and three touchdowns.
  • Sam James has caught 32 passes for 389 yards and three touchdowns, averaging 38.9 yards per game this year.

Texas Players To Watch

  • This season, Casey Thompson has collected 1,914 passing yards (191.4 yards per game) while completing 144 of 224 passes (64.3% completion percentage), with 23 touchdowns and seven interceptions. He has added 148 rushing yards on 51 carries (plus four touchdowns), averaging 14.8 yards per game.
  • Bijan Robinson has rushed for a team-leading 1,104 yards on 192 carries (110.4 yards per game) while scoring 11 touchdowns. He also averages 29.5 receiving yards per game, grabbing 26 passes for 295 yards and four touchdowns.
  • Roschon Johnson has run for 307 yards on 49 carries (30.7 yards per game), with three touchdowns on the ground this year.
  • Xavier Worthy has racked up 50 receptions for 848 yards, best on his team, and 11 touchdowns. He averages 84.8 receiving yards per game.
  • Jordan Whittington has also tacked on 359 yards on 24 catches and three touchdowns. He averages 59.8 receiving yards per game this year.

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