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    The West Virginia Mountaineers (6-4) will host the Cincinnati Bearcats (3-7) on Saturday at 2:30 PM ET.

    The Mountaineers are the favorites (-6.5) in their game against the Bearcats, with the over/under at 54.5 points. (On the moneyline, the Mountaineers are -261 and the Bearcats are +212.)

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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 -112 -108 54.5 -111 -109 -261 +212

    West Virginia Pick Insights

    • So far this season, West Virginia has compiled a 6-4-0 record against the spread.
    • In games it has played as at least 6.5-point favorites this season, West Virginia is 2-0 against the spread.
    • West Virginia games have gone over the point total on six of 10 occasions (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 season.
    • West Virginia is averaging 30.3 points per game offensively this season (46th in the FBS), and is surrendering 27.8 points per game (82nd) on defense.
    • West Virginia is totaling 196.7 passing yards per game offensively this season (101st in the FBS), and is surrendering 247.3 passing yards per game (108th) on defense.
    • On offense, 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 percentage offensively this season (58th in the FBS), and is giving up a 38.6% third-down conversion rate (67th) on the other side of the ball.
    • West Virginia has the 55th-ranked turnover margin in college football at +1, forcing 13 turnovers (72nd in the FBS) while turning it over 12 times (41st in the FBS).

    West Virginia’s Best Players

    • Garrett Greene has thrown for 1,699 yards (169.9 ypg) to lead West Virginia, completing 51% of his passes and collecting 12 touchdown passes compared to three interceptions this season. He’s also figured in the ground game with 451 rushing yards on 86 carries with eight rushing touchdowns.
    • CJ Donaldson has 755 rushing yards on 161 carries with 10 touchdowns.
    • Jahiem White has piled up 455 yards on 59 attempts, scoring two times.
    • Devin Carter’s leads his squad with 481 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 26 catches (out of 50 targets) and scored two touchdowns.
    • Hudson Clement has caught 13 passes for 311 yards (31.1 yards per game) and four touchdowns this year.
    • Kole Taylor’s 26 grabs have turned into 308 yards and four touchdowns.
    • Jared Bartlett has racked up three sacks to pace the team, while also recording three TFL and 29 tackles.
    • Lee Kpogba is the team’s top-tackler this year. He’s amassed 60 tackles, three TFL, and two sacks.
    • Beanie Bishop leads the team with four interceptions, while also putting up 44 tackles, one TFL, and four passes defended.

    Cincinnati Betting Insights

    • So far this year, Cincinnati has compiled a 4-6-0 record against the spread.
    • In games they have played as at least 6.5-point underdogs this season, the Bearcats are 1-2 against the spread.
    • Out of Cincinnati’s 10 games with a set total, six have hit the over (60%).

    Cincinnati Pick Insights

    • Cincinnati’s offensive attack has been leading the charge for the team, as it ranks 24th-best in the FBS with 443.9 total yards per contest. In terms of defense, it is giving up 363.7 total yards per game, which ranks 53rd.
    • Cincinnati is posting 25.2 points per game on offense this season (81st-ranked). Meanwhile, it is allowing 26.9 points per game (74th-ranked) on defense.
    • 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 game).
    • Cincinnati’s rushing attack has been leading the charge for the team, as it ranks fifth-best in the FBS with 223.3 rushing yards per game. In terms of defense, it is surrendering 138.7 rushing yards per game, which ranks 50th.
    • With a 42.3% third-down conversion percentage on offense, Cincinnati ranks 42nd in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 59th, allowing a 37.9% third-down rate.
    • 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 carried the ball 161 times for 885 yards, with five touchdowns.
    • Xzavier Henderson has racked up 648 receiving yards on 48 receptions to pace his team so far this season while scoring three touchdowns as a receiver.
    • 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’s 28 targets have resulted in 20 grabs for 221 yards and three touchdowns.
    • Daniel Grzesiak has 3.5 sacks to pace 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 a team-high two interceptions to go along with 32 tackles, two TFL, one sack, and two passes defended.
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