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    The West Virginia Mountaineers (6-4) play on Saturday at 2:30 PM ET versus the Cincinnati Bearcats (3-7) at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium.

    The Mountaineers are the favorites (-6.5) in their game against the Bearcats, with the over/under being 56 points. (In terms of the moneyline, the Mountaineers are -268 and the Bearcats are +218.)

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    Game Info for West Virginia vs. Cincinnati

    • Game Day: Saturday, November 18, 2023
    • Game Time: 2:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN+
    • Location: Morgantown, West Virginia
    • Stadium: Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium
    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 -6.5 -110 -110 56 -111 -109 -268 +218

    West Virginia Pick Insights

    • So far this season, West Virginia has compiled a 6-4-0 record against the spread.
    • West Virginia is 2-0 against the spread so far when playing as at least 6.5-point favorites.
    • West Virginia games with a set total have hit the over six times this season (60%).

    West Virginia Stats & Insights

    • West Virginia is averaging 410.5 yards per game offensively this year (47th in the FBS), and are surrendering 394.5 yards per game (89th) on defense.
    • West Virginia is putting up 30.3 points per game on offense, which ranks them 46th in the FBS. Defensively, the defense ranks 82nd, giving up 27.8 points per contest.
    • West Virginia ranks 101st in pass offense (196.7 passing yards per game) and 108th in pass defense (247.3 passing yards allowed per game) this year.
    • Offensively, West Virginia has been a top-25 unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking eighth-best in the FBS by putting up 213.8 per game. The Mountaineers rank 63rd on defense (147.2 rushing yards allowed per game).
    • West Virginia is averaging a 40% third-down conversion rate on offense, which ranks them 58th in the FBS. On defense, the defense ranks 67th, surrendering a 38.6% third-down percentage.
    • With 13 forced turnovers (72nd in the FBS) against 12 turnovers committed (41st in the FBS), West Virginia’s +1+1 turnover margin ranks 55th in college football.

    West Virginia’s Best Players

    • Garrett Greene has 1,699 yards passing for West Virginia, completing 51% of his passes and throwing 12 touchdowns and three interceptions this season. He’s also helped out on the ground with 451 rushing yards (45.1 ypg) 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.
    • Jahiem White has racked up 455 yards on 59 carries, scoring two times.
    • Devin Carter’s 481 yards as a receiver lead the team. He’s been targeted 50 times and has totaled 26 receptions and two touchdowns.
    • Hudson Clement has put together a 311-yard season so far with four touchdowns, reeling in 13 passes on 21 targets.
    • Kole Taylor has been the target of 48 passes and hauled in 26 grabs 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 racked up three sacks to lead the team, while also picking up three TFL and 29 tackles.
    • Lee Kpogba, West Virginia’s leading tackler, has 60 tackles, three TFL, and two sacks this year.
    • Beanie Bishop leads the team with four interceptions, while also collecting 44 tackles, one TFL, and four passes defended.

    Cincinnati Betting Insights

    • Cincinnati is 4-6-0 against the spread this season.
    • When they have played as at least 6.5-point underdogs this year, the Bearcats are 1-2 against the spread.
    • Cincinnati games have hit the over in six out of 10 opportunities (60%).

    Cincinnati Pick Insights

    • Cincinnati’s defense ranks 53rd in the FBS with 363.7 total yards surrendered per contest, but it has been led by its offense, which ranks 24th-best by racking up 443.9 total yards per contest.
    • With 25.2 points per game on the offensive side of the ball, Cincinnati ranks 81st in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 74th, giving up 26.9 points per contest.
    • With 220.6 passing yards per game on offense, Cincinnati ranks 75th in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 63rd, allowing 225 passing yards per game.
    • Cincinnati’s run offense has been dominant, piling up 223.3 rushing yards per contest (fifth-best) this season. On defense, it ranks 50th by surrendering 138.7 rushing yards per game.
    • Cincinnati ranks 42nd in the FBS with a 42.3% third-down conversion percentage on offense, and 59th with a 37.9% third-down percentage allowed on the defensive side of the ball.
    • After forcing 12 turnovers (89th in the FBS) and turning the ball over 16 times (91st in the FBS) this season, Cincinnati has the 98th-ranked turnover margin of -4.

    Cincinnati’s Best Players

    • Emory Jones has thrown for 1,949 yards on 168-of-271 passing with 15 touchdowns and 10 interceptions this season. He has chipped on the ground, as well, with 455 yards and three rushing touchdowns.
    • Corey Kiner has run for 885 yards on 161 carries so far this year while scoring five times on the ground.
    • Xzavier Henderson’s 648 receiving yards (64.8 yards per game) lead the team. He has 48 catches on 76 targets with three touchdowns.
    • Braden Smith has 38 receptions (on 58 targets) for a total of 538 yards (53.8 yards per game) and four touchdowns this year.
    • Chamon Metayer has racked up 221 reciving yards (22.1 ypg) and three touchdowns this season.
    • Daniel Grzesiak has 3.5 sacks to lead the team, and also has three TFL and 31 tackles.
    • Cincinnati’s tackle leader, Deshawn Pace, has 54 tackles, eight TFL, 1.5 sacks, and one interception this year.
    • Bryon Threats has picked off a team-leading two passes. He also has 32 tackles, two TFL, one sack, and two passes defended to his name.

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