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    A pair of excellent running backs will be on display when Bijan Robinson and the Texas Longhorns (2-2) host CJ Donaldson and the West Virginia Mountaineers (2-2) on Saturday, October 1, 2022.

    The Mountaineers are expected to lose (currently +9.5) against the Longhorns (with an over/under of 62 points).

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for Texas vs. West Virginia

    • Game Day: Saturday, October 1, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: Fox Sports 1
    • Location: Austin, Texas
    • Stadium: Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium
    Longhorns vs Mountaineers Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Longhorns -9.5 -114 -107 62 -110 -111 -366 +273

    Texas Betting Insights

    • So far this year, West Virginia has put together a 3-1-0 record against the spread.
    • West Virginia has hit the over in three of their four games with a set total (75%).

    Texas Stats & Insights

    • From an offensive standpoint, Texas ranks 70th in the FBS with 409.8 yards per game. Meanwhile, its defense ranks 77th in total defense (380.3 yards allowed per contest).
    • Texas is putting up 36.5 points per game on offense this year (47th in the FBS), and is allowing 21.8 points per game (52nd) on the defensive side of the ball.
    • Texas is averaging 244.8 passing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 71st in the FBS. The defense ranks 84th, allowing 245.0 passing yards per game.
    • From an offensive standpoint, Texas ranks 65th in the FBS with 165.0 rushing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defensive unit ranks 62nd in rushing yards allowed per contest (135.3).
    • Offensively, Texas ranks 102nd in the FBS with a 33.3% third-down percentage. Meanwhile, the team’s defense ranks 84th in third-down conversion rate allowed (135.3).
    • With two forced turnovers (117th in the FBS) against three turnovers committed (25th in the FBS), Texas’ -1-1 turnover margin ranks 100th in college football.

    Texas’ Best Players

    • Hudson Card has thrown for 620 yards (155.0 ypg) to lead Texas, completing 66.2% of his passes and tossing three touchdown passes compared to one interception this season. He’s also figured in the ground game with 56 rushing yards on 13 carries.
    • The team’s top rusher, Robinson, has carried the ball 67 times for 412 yards (103.0 per game) and seven touchdowns. He’s proven to be a dual threat, racking up 154 receiving yards on eight catches with one touchdown through the air.
    • This season, Roschon Johnson has carried the ball 30 times for 146 yards (36.5 per game) and one touchdown, while also racking up 66 yards through the air with one touchdown.
    • Xavier Worthy’s leads his squad with 212 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 14 receptions (out of 27 targets) and scored one touchdown.
    • Jordan Whittington has caught 18 passes for 199 yards (49.8 yards per game) this year.
    • Barryn Sorrell paces the team with 1.5 sacks, and also has 2.0 TFL and seven tackles.
    • Jaylan Ford, Texas’ leading tackler, has 33 tackles, 3.0 TFL, and one sack this year.
    • Jahdae Barron has picked off a team-high one pass. He also has 20 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and one pass defended to his name.

    West Virginia Betting Insights

    • So far this year, West Virginia has put together a 3-1-0 record against the spread.
    • Three of West Virginia’s four games with a set total have hit the over (75%).

    West Virginia Stats & Insights

    • West Virginia’s offense has been leading the charge for the team, as it ranks 23rd-best in the FBS with 487.5 total yards per game. In terms of defense, it is surrendering 302.8 total yards per game, which ranks 29th.
    • West Virginia’s offense has been excelling, posting 42.8 points per game (19th-best) this season. Defensively, it ranks 83rd by surrendering 27.5 points per game.
    • West Virginia is generating 270.0 passing yards per game on offense this season (44th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering 204.5 passing yards per contest (55th-ranked) on defense.
    • West Virginia’s run offense has been leading the way for the team, as it ranks 22nd-best in the FBS with 217.5 rushing yards per contest. In terms of defense, it is giving up 98.3 rushing yards per game, which ranks 32nd.
    • West Virginia’s third-down defense ranks 93rd in the FBS with a 41.2% third-down conversion percentage surrendered, but it has been lifted up by its offense, which ranks 24th-best by generating a 49.2% third-down rate.
    • After forcing three turnovers (108th in the FBS) and turning the ball over five times (61st in the FBS) this season, West Virginia sports the 100th-ranked turnover margin of -2.

    West Virginia’s Best Players

    • JT Daniels has racked up 946 yards (236.5 per game) while completing 65.4% of his passes and tossing seven touchdown passes with two interceptions this season.
    • Donaldson has rushed for 380 yards on 52 carries so far this year while scoring six times on the ground.
    • Tony Mathis has run for 272 yards across 58 attempts, scoring two touchdowns.
    • Bryce Ford-Wheaton has registered 27 receptions this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 319 (79.8 yards per game). He’s been targeted 45 times and has four touchdowns.
    • Kaden Prather has 20 receptions (on 31 targets) for a total of 220 yards (55.0 yards per game) and one touchdown this year.
    • Sam James’ 19 targets have resulted in 13 grabs for 219 yards and two touchdowns.
    • Dante Stills has 2.5 sacks to lead the team, and also has 2.0 TFL and seven tackles.
    • Lee Kpogba, West Virginia’s leading tackler, has 23 tackles this year.
    • Jacolby Spells has a team-high one interception to go along with one pass defended.
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