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TCU Opens as Heavy Favorites to Beat West Virginia in Morgantown

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To np surprise, odds makers are heavily favoring TCU over West Virginia as the college football lines open for Week 9.

TCU is starting out as a 7-point favorite to beat WVU, according to Circa Sports. The Mountaineers are at home, but have already lost once at Milan Puskar Stadium this season and are reeling following a poor showing in Lubbock, losing to Texas Tech 48-10. On the flip side, TCU is coming into Morgantown as the class of the Big 12 after back-to-back wins against ranked conference opponents.

The loss to the Red Raiders dropped WVU to 3-4 overall and 1-3 in conference play. A win over the 7-0 undefeated Horned Frogs could give Neal Brown and his team the big win they desperately need in an attempt to close this season on a positive note and keep hope of a bowl appearance alive.

This matchup between WVU and TCU will take place at 12 pm EST and be televised nationally on ESPN.

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Mike Asti is an experienced media personality and journalist with a vast résumé and skillset, most notably with TribLIVE Radio, WPXI and 93.7 The Fan. Asti now serves as the Managing Editor of WV Sports Now, manages and serves as the lead host for Pittsburgh Sports Live and contributes to Steelers Now, Pittsburgh Sports Now and Nittany Sports Now. He also contributes to West Virginia's Metro News among other outlets.

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