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    The Baylor Bears (3-8) are in action on Saturday at 7:00 PM ET at McLane Stadium against the West Virginia Mountaineers (7-4).

    The Bears are expected to lose by at least two scores (currently +11) versus the Mountaineers (with an over/under of 54.5 points).

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    Game Info for West Virginia vs. Baylor

    • Game Day: Saturday, November 25, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: Fox Sports 1
    • Location: Waco, Texas
    • Stadium: McLane Stadium
    West Virginia vs Baylor Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    West Virginia -11 -111 -109 54.5 -110 -110 -409 +314

    West Virginia Pick Insights

    • West Virginia has posted a 7-4-0 record against the spread this season.
    • When it has played as at least 11-point favorites this season, West Virginia is 2-0 against the spread.
    • West Virginia has gone over in seven of its 11 games with a set total (63.6%).

    West Virginia Stats & Insights

    • West Virginia is averaging 430.8 yards per game on offense (34th in the FBS), and rank 87th defensively, yielding 388.8 yards allowed per game.
    • West Virginia is totaling 31.4 points per game on offense (40th in the FBS), and ranks 79th on the other side of the ball with 27.2 points allowed per game.
    • West Virginia is compiling 197.9 passing yards per game on offense (97th in the FBS), and ranks 103rd on defense with 242.2 passing yards allowed per game.
    • West Virginia owns the 62nd-ranked defense this season in terms of rushing yards (146.6 rushing yards allowed per game), and has been more effective offensively, ranking fifth-best with 232.9 rushing yards per game.
    • West Virginia is averaging a 41.1% third-down conversion rate on offense, which ranks them 51st in the FBS. On defense, the defense ranks 69th, giving up a 38.9% third-down percentage.
    • With 13 forced turnovers (92nd in the FBS) against 13 turnovers committed (38th in the FBS), West Virginia’s even turnover margin ranks 63rd in college football.

    West Virginia’s Best Players

    • Garrett Greene has 1,909 passing yards for West Virginia, completing 52% of his passes and collecting 13 touchdowns and four interceptions this season. He’s also chipped in on the ground with 605 rushing yards (55 ypg) on 97 carries with 11 rushing touchdowns.
    • CJ Donaldson has carried the ball 166 times for a team-high 775 yards on the ground and has found the end zone 11 times.
    • This season, Jahiem White has carried the ball 80 times for 659 yards (59.9 per game) and three touchdowns.
    • Devin Carter has hauled in 27 catches for 501 yards (45.5 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. He’s found the end zone two times as a receiver.
    • Kole Taylor has put together a 347-yard season so far with four touchdowns, reeling in 29 passes on 51 targets.
    • Preston Fox’s 23 grabs are good enough for 317 yards and two touchdowns.
    • Tomiwa Durojaiye paces the team with three sacks, and also has four TFL and 15 tackles.
    • West Virginia’s tackle leader, Lee Kpogba, has 69 tackles, four TFL, and three sacks this year.
    • Beanie Bishop has a team-high four interceptions to go along with 49 tackles, one TFL, and four passes defended.

    Baylor Betting Insights

    • Baylor has covered the spread only twice in 10 opportunities this year.
    • Baylor is winless against the spread (0-3) when playing as at least 11-point underdogs.
    • Out of Baylor’s 10 games with a set total, five have hit the over (50%).

    Baylor Pick Insights

    • Baylor’s defense has been bottom-25 in total defense this season, ceding 412.5 total yards per game, which ranks 24th-worst. On offense, it ranks 68th with 381.8 total yards per contest.
    • Baylor ranks 102nd in points per game (22.4), but it has been less effective defensively, ranking 17th-worst in the FBS with 33.3 points ceded per contest.
    • Baylor is generating 267.4 passing yards per game on offense this season (34th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is surrendering 233.5 passing yards per contest (81st-ranked) on defense.
    • Baylor has lots of room to get better in the running game, as it ranks 23rd-worst in rushing yards per game (114.5) and 17th-worst in rushing yards allowed per game (179).
    • Baylor’s defense has been bottom-25 on third down this season, allowing a 45.1% third-down conversion percentage, which ranks 16th-worst in the FBS. On the offensive side of the ball, it ranks 94th with a 45.1% third-down rate.
    • Baylor owns a 0 turnover margin this season, which ranks 63rd in the FBS.

    Baylor’s Best Players

    • Blake Shapen has 2,188 passing yards, or 198.9 per game, so far this season. He has completed 61.7% of his passes and has recorded 13 touchdowns with three interceptions.
    • The team’s top rusher, Dominic Richardson, has carried the ball 115 times for 494 yards (44.9 per game).
    • Dawson Pendergrass has rushed for 322 yards on 74 carries with five touchdowns, while also catching 22 passes for 178 yards and two scores.
    • Monaray Baldwin has collected 38 catches this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 623 (56.6 yards per game). He’s been targeted 71 times and has four touchdowns.
    • Drake Dabney has recorded 529 receiving yards (48.1 yards per game) and five touchdowns on 31 receptions.
    • Ketron Jackson Jr. has racked up 401 reciving yards (36.5 ypg) this season.
    • Matt Jones leads the team with four sacks. He’s also the team’s tackle leader, and has racked up nine TFL and 64 tackles.
    • Caden Jenkins has picked off a team-high three passes. He also has 21 tackles, one TFL, and four passes defended to his name.
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