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Virginia Tech at West Virginia 9/18/21 - College Football Picks & Predictions

West Virginia Mountaineers vs Virginia Tech Hokies Odds & Info

Game West Virginia Mountaineers vs Virginia Tech Hokies
Date & Time Saturday September 18, 2021, 12:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Mountaineer Field At Milan Puskar Stadium, Morgantown, WV
Latest odds
WVU -2.5 ; O/U 50
TV Channel
FS1

The No. 19 ranked Virginia Tech Hokies visit Milan Puskar Stadium and Morgantown, West Virginia on Saturday to play the West Virginia Mountaineers. The Virginia Tech Hokies improved to 2-0 following a 35-14 victory over Middle Tennessee State on Saturday. Raheem Blackshear had two touchdowns on the ground to lead the Hokies. Jalen Holston scored on a 29-yard rush in the third quarter for the Hokies.

Braxton Burmeister has passed for 211 yards with two touchdowns and one interception. The leading rusher is Jalen Holston with 104 yards and one touchdown, while the leading receiver is Trea Turner with 131 yards. On defense, the leading tackler is defensive back Chamarri Conner with 13 while DB Jermaine Waller is second with 11.

West Virginia improved to 1-1 following a 66-0 rout of Long Island University on Saturday. Quarterback Jarrett Doege threw for 259 yards and three touchdowns, while running back Garrett Greene rushed for 98 yards and a pair of touchdowns. Sean Ryan caught three passes for 77 yards and one touchdown. West Virginia gained 542 yards of total offense and allowed LIU just 95 yards of total offense.

West Virginia quarterback Jarret Doege has passed for 536 yards with four touchdowns and two interceptions. The leading rusher is Leddie Brown with 115 yards and three touchdowns. Sean Ryan is the leading receiver with 122 yards and one touchdown reception. On defense, safety Sean Mahone is the leading tackler with 16 and linebacker Josh Chandler-Semedo is the second-leading tackler with 15.

Recent Betting Trends

  • Virginia Tech is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 versus West Virginia
  • The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Hokies last 6
  • West Virginia is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 versus an opponent from the ACC
  • The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Mountaineers last 6 versus VT

Free NCAAF Pick:

Virginia Tech Hokies +2.5

Although West Virginia scored 66 points in its last outing the Mountaineers played against a very weak opponent in LIU and will face a much more difficult task when hosting Virginia Tech. The Hokies are 2-0 to start the season following a victory over Middle Tennessee State on Saturday. Virginia Tech has covered the number in five of the last seven head-to-head with West Virginia while the Mountaineers have failed to cover the number in five of the last six versus an ACC opponent. Final Score Prediction, Virginia Tech Hokies win and cover ATS 27-23.

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