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

    The Mountaineers are the favorites (-6.5) in their game against the Bearcats, with the over/under at 55.5 points. (In terms of the moneyline, the Mountaineers are -266 and the Bearcats are +216.)

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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 -111 -109 55.5 -110 -110 -266 +216

    West Virginia Pick Insights

    • West Virginia has posted a 6-4-0 record against the spread this season.
    • West Virginia is a perfect 2-0 against the spread when favored by 6.5 points or more this season.
    • Six of West Virginia’s 10 games with a set total have hit the over (60%).

    West Virginia Stats & Insights

    • West Virginia ranks 47th in total offense (410.5 yards per game) and 89th in total defense (394.5 yards allowed per game) this year.
    • West Virginia ranks 46th in scoring offense (30.3 points per game) and 82nd in scoring defense (27.8 points allowed per game) this year.
    • West Virginia is totaling 196.7 passing yards per game offensively this season (101st in the FBS), and is allowing 247.3 passing yards per game (108th) on defense.
    • Offensively, West Virginia has been a top-25 unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking eighth-best in the FBS by totaling 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 percentage on offense (58th in the FBS), and ranks 67th on the other side of the ball with a 38.6% third-down conversion rate allowed.
    • With 13 forced turnovers (72nd in the FBS) against 12 turnovers committed (41st in the FBS), West Virginia (+1) has the 55th-ranked turnover margin in college football.

    West Virginia’s Best Players

    • Garrett Greene has 1,699 yards passing for West Virginia, completing 51% of his passes and collecting 12 touchdowns and three interceptions this season. He’s also contributed on the ground with 451 rushing yards (45.1 ypg) on 86 carries with eight rushing touchdowns.
    • CJ Donaldson has carried the ball 161 times for a team-high 755 yards on the ground and has found the end zone 10 times as a runner.
    • Jahiem White has been handed the ball 59 times this year and racked up 455 yards (45.5 per game) with two touchdowns.
    • Devin Carter’s team-leading 481 yards as a receiver have come on 26 catches (out of 50 targets) with 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 a total of 308 receiving yards so far this year, hauling in 26 throws and scoring four touchdowns.
    • Jared Bartlett has collected three sacks to lead the team, while also picking up three TFL and 29 tackles.
    • West Virginia’s leading tackler, Lee Kpogba, has 60 tackles, three TFL, and two sacks this year.
    • Beanie Bishop has picked off a team-high four passes. He also has 44 tackles, one TFL, and four passes defended to his name.

    Cincinnati Betting Insights

    • Cincinnati is 4-6-0 against the spread this year.
    • Cincinnati is 1-2 against the spread when an underdog by 6.5 points or more this year.
    • Cincinnati has gone over in six of their 10 games with a set total (60%).

    Cincinnati Pick Insights

    • Cincinnati’s defense ranks 53rd in the FBS with 363.7 total yards surrendered per game, but it has been carried by its offense, which ranks 24th-best by piling up 443.9 total yards per contest.
    • With 25.2 points per game on offense, Cincinnati ranks 81st in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 74th, allowing 26.9 points per contest.
    • In terms of passing, Cincinnati ranks 75th in the FBS (220.6 passing yards per game) and 63rd on the other side of the ball (225 passing yards allowed per contest).
    • Cincinnati’s run offense has been thriving, posting 223.3 rushing yards per game (fifth-best) this season. On defense, it ranks 50th by giving up 138.7 rushing yards per game.
    • From an offensive standpoint, Cincinnati is generating a 42.3% third-down conversion rate (42nd-ranked). It ranks 59th in the FBS defensively (37.9% third-down rate allowed).
    • At -4, Cincinnati has the 98th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with 12 forced turnovers (89th in the FBS) and 16 turnovers committed (91st in the FBS).

    Cincinnati’s Best Players

    • Emory Jones has been a dual threat for Cincinnati this season. He has 1,949 passing yards (194.9 per game) while completing 62% of his passes. He’s tossed 15 touchdown passes and 10 interceptions this season. On the ground, he’s compiled 455 yards (45.5 ypg) on 132 carries with three rushing touchdowns.
    • Corey Kiner is his team’s leading rusher with 161 carries for 885 yards, or 88.5 per game. He’s found paydirt five times on the ground, as well.
    • Xzavier Henderson has totaled 48 catches this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 648 (64.8 yards per game). He’s been targeted 76 times and has three touchdowns.
    • Braden Smith has caught 38 passes and compiled 538 receiving yards (53.8 per game) with four touchdowns.
    • Chamon Metayer’s 20 catches (on 28 targets) have netted him 221 yards (22.1 ypg) and three touchdowns.
    • Daniel Grzesiak paces the team with 3.5 sacks, and also has three TFL and 31 tackles.
    • Deshawn Pace is the team’s top-tackler this year. He’s collected 54 tackles, eight TFL, 1.5 sacks, and one interception.
    • Bryon Threats has a team-high two interceptions to go along with 32 tackles, two TFL, one sack, and two passes defended.
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