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

Larry Rupp
West Virginia vs Virginia Tech prediction, odds and betting trends for NCAA college football game.
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West Virginia vs Virginia Tech Week 4 Game Info

2022 NCAA College Football Game
West Virginia Mountaineers (1-2) vs. Virginia Tech Hokies (2-1)
Date: Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022
Time: 7:30 p.m. ET
Venue: Lane Stadium — Blacksburg, VA
Coverage: ESPN

Week 4 of the 2022 NCAA college football season includes a showdown between the West Virginia Mountaineers and Virginia Tech Hokies. The Mountaineers captured their first win of the season last Saturday in a 65-7 drubbing of Towson. West Virginia scored an impressive 6 rushing touchdowns.

Meanwhile, Virginia Tech is coming off a 27-7 win over Wofford. It was the second straight game in which the defense gave up 10 or less points and allowed 161 yards or less through the air. Transfer quarterback Grant Wells led the Hokies' offense with 314 passing yards and 2 touchdowns

West Virginia vs Virginia Tech Odds & Spread

All NCAAF betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: WVU: (-137) | VTECH: (+114)
Spread: WVU: -2.5 (-110) | VTECH: +2.5 (-110)
Total: 52.5 — Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)

West Virginia enters this contest as the small favorite on the moneyline and the spread. This Thursday night clash also features a total of 52.5 points, which is about average compared to this week's college football projected totals.

West Virginia vs Virginia Tech Prediction & Pick

This is a rivalry that dates all the way back to 1912 and it has involved some thrilling games. When these two teams met in Morgantown last year, the Mountaineers emerged victorious by a score of 27-21. It's worth noting that it was their first win against the Hokies since the 2003 season, though.

When it comes down it, I'll side with the more impressive offense here. West Virginia is averaging a respectable 36.5 points per game in 2022 (No. 32 in FBS), while Virginia Tech is only averaging 22.0 PPG (T-No. 87 in FBS). A strong rushing attack will help the Mountaineers secure a win on the road.

Final Score Prediction: West Virginia: 27 | Virginia Tech: 23

West Virginia vs Virginia Tech Betting Trends

- West Virginia is 3-7 straight up in its last 10 games against Virginia Tech.
- The total has hit the over in four of West Virginia's last five games.
- Virginia Tech is 4-10 against the spread (ATS) in its last 14 games.
- The total has hit the under in five of Virginia Tech's last seven games against West Virginia.

West Virginia vs Virginia Tech Best Bet

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

This one is a toss up, so it's better to shift gears to betting on the total. The last seven meetings between these two teams have resulted in an average total of 42.1 points. The under has hit in five of those seven games and it has also hit in nine of Virginia Tech's last 12 games at Lane Stadium overall.

The rushing attack of West Virginia combined with the defensive prowess of Virginia Tech should lead to a lot of lengthy drives that stall out in the red zone. This game is going to be a close one, but seeing a shootout would be surprising. Back the under with confidence in this weeknight showdown.

Bet: Under 52.5 Points (-110)

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