College Football Betting Preview
Auburn (4-3) at West Virginia (4-2)
Thursday, 7:45 pm Eastern – ESPN
SBG Global Opening Line: West Virginia – 3.5 , Total 38
Two teams that have fallen out of the national spotlight meet on Thursday night as West Virginia hosts Auburn. The Tigers have a solid defense but no offense while West Virginia has a solid offense but no defense. It should be an interesting contrast. SBG Global reports that early College Football betting has the public taking West Virginia at Home.
The Tigers are 9th in the country in scoring defense allowing just 13.1 points per game. They will have to contain a West Virginia offense that is 14th in the nation in rushing at 224.8 yards per game. “It’s going to be a tremendous challenge for us on the road, trying to improve on how we’ve played and how we’ve handled certain situations,” said Auburn head coach Tommy Tuberville. “It’s going to be a tough assignment, especially for us on defense playing against a Heisman Trophy candidate in Pat White, a young man from the state of Alabama that’s had a tremendous career and won a lot of football games.”
Auburn is 6-1 in Thursday night games with three straight wins. Here are more College Football betting stats for Thursday’s game. The Tigers are 18-7 ATS in their last 25 games in October. The Tigers are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 gamesoverall.
The Mountaineers are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 home games. The Mountaineers are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games on turf. The Mountaineers are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Mountaineers are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games following a bye week.
SBG Global Current Line: West Virginia – 3 , Total 38
The Under is 7-2 in the Tigers last 9 games overall. The Under is 6-2 in the Tigers last 8 road games. The Under is 5-2 in the Tigers last 7 non-conference games. The Under is 4-0 in the Mountaineers last 4 games on turf. The Under is 4-0 in the Mountaineers last 4 home games. The Under is 4-0 in the Mountaineers last 4 games in October. The Under is 5-0 in the Mountaineers last 5 games overall. The Under is 6-1 in the Mountaineers last 7 non-conference games. The Over is 4-1 in the Mountaineers last 5 home games vs. a team with a winning road record. The Over is 5-2 in the Mountaineers last 7 games following a bye week. The Over is 5-2 in the Mountaineers last 7 Thursday games.
Pick West Virginia 3 out of 5 units