Texas at West Virginia 10/5/19 - College Football Picks & Predictions

Last Updated: 09/30/2019 at 12:07 AM ET

Big 12 Conference foes will battle on Saturday afternoon, when the Texas Longhorns invade Milan Puskar Stadium to face the West Virginia Mountaineers. The 11th ranked Longhorns have one loss at home versus LSU and will face Oklahoma next weekend in the Red River Shootout. Last time out, Texas snapped a four-game losing streak versus Oklahoma State with a 36-30 home victory.

Texas QB Sam Ehlinger threw for 281 yards and four touchdowns to pace the offense. The Longhorns gained 217 yards on 43 rushing attempts on the evening.

The West Virginia Mountaineers have won three of their first four games for first year head coach Neal Brown. Last time out, West Virginia erased a three-point deficit entering the fourth quarter to score a 29-24 road victory against Kansas. The Mountaineers rushed for 192 yards and managed to control the ball for over 37 minutes.

West Virginia QB Austin Kendall completed 25 for 37 for 202 yards. Kennedy McKoy toted the ball 20 times for 73 yards and a touchdown for the Mountaineers.

This has been a brief and tightly contested series, with the Mountaineers stealing a 42-41 victory in Austin a season ago. Look for a well-balanced Texas squad to exact revenge with a convincing win and cover on Saturday. The speed of Texas is just too much this week, Final Score Prediction, Texas Longhorns win and cover ATS 38-20.

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