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TCU vs West Virginia Prediction, Odds & Betting Trends for College Football Week 9 Game on FanDuel Sportsbook

Devon Platana
TCU vs. West Virginia prediction, odds and betting trends for NCAA college football game.
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TCU vs West Virginia Week 9 Game Info

2022 NCAA College Football Game
No. 7 TCU Horned Frogs (7-0, 4-0 Big 12) vs. West Virginia Mountaineers (3-4, 1-3 Big 12)
Date: Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022
Time: 12 p.m. ET
Venue: Milan Puskar Stadium — Morgantown, WV
Coverage: ESPN

Week 9 of the 2022 NCAA college football season includes a Big 12 showdown between the No. 7 TCU Horned Frogs and West Virginia Mountaineers. TCU managed to keep its flawless record intact last week thanks to a 38-28 victory against then-No. 17 Kansas State.

On the other hand, West Virginia a 48-10 blowout loss to Texas Tech marked the program's second loss in its last three outings. With the Mountaineers now falling to 1-3 against the Big 12 this season, it's clear that Neal Brown's team will need a huge effort to upset TCU this weekend.

TCU vs West Virginia Odds & Spread

All NCAAF betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: TCU: (-310) | WVU: (+245)
Spread: TCU: -7 (-115) | WVU: +7 (-105)
Total: 69.5 — Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)

TCU enters this contest as a clear road favorite on the spread. This 12 p.m. ET clash also features a total of 69.5, which is high compared to the rest of this week's projected totals.

TCU vs West Virginia Prediction & Pick

West Virginia has owned TCU in recent history, winning each of the last four games in this Big 12 rivalry. However, this isn't the same Horned Frogs from past years. TCU is now viewed as a top-10 program in the nation and rightfully so, having beaten ranked teams in each of its last four victories.

The passing game has been one of West Virginia's biggest weaknesses this season, leaving no doubt that TCU will exploit that area. The Horned Frogs' average of 291.3 passing yards over their last three games ranks 27th-best in the NCAAF. Meanwhile, the Mountaineers' 305.3 passing yards against per contest is the nation's 125th-worst average.

Including how TCU has a top-10 overall offense this year while West Virginia has given up 38-plus points in three straight games, it's easy to back the Horned Frogs to continue their success.

Final Score Prediction: TCU: 42 | West Virginia: 24

TCU vs West Virginia Betting Trends

- TCU is 5-1-1 against the spread (ATS) in its last seven games.
- West Virginia is 1-4 ATS in its last five games against the Big 12.
- The total has hit the over in eight of TCU's last 12 games.
- The total has hit the under in seven of West Virginia's last eight games against TCU.  

TCU vs West Virginia Best Bet

All NCAAF betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.

TCU has been rock solid against the spread this season, going 5-1-1 ATS so far. After defeating teams like Kansas, Oklahoma State and Kansas State lately, I just don't see the Horned Frogs having much of an issue with the Mountaineers.

Don't overthink his one: TCU should win this one decisively, covering the 7-point spread in the process.

Bet: TCU -7 (-115)

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Devon Platana is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Devon Platana also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username PepeSilvia0. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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