Connect with us

WVU Football

WVU Football Opens as Big Favorite at Home Against Kansas

Published

on

(photo via WVU Athletics/Ben Queen-USA TODAY Sports)

West Virginia has opened as a big favorite for Saturday’s game against Kansas at Milan Puskar Stadium in Morgantown.

The Mountaineers, who were off last week, return to Big 12 play this week against the Jayhawks as 23-point favorites with an over/under at 51 points according to William Hill Sportsbook.

WVU was a three-point underdog going into its win two weeks ago against Baylor, and the over/under of 55 points went under despite the Mountaineers and Bears going to double overtime. West Virginia’s season-opening win against Eastern Kentucky went over the established 59-point line as WVU covered as 41.5-point favorite against the Colonels. In the Mountaineers’ only outright loss of the season, WVU did not cover an eight-point spread at Oklahoma State and the total went under the closing number of 50.5 points.

 

Welcome to the new home of WVU football and basketball breaking news, analysis and recruiting. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and check us out on YouTube. And don't forget to subscribe for all of our articles delivered directly to your inbox.

Tom Bragg covers WVU, Marshall, high schools and other sports for West Virginia Sports Now. Tom spent more than a decade as a sports journalist based in West Virginia covering high school, college, youth and professional sports for newspapers in Huntington, Fairmont and Charleston before joining WVSN in 2020. Tom is a graduate of Marshall University's W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications.

Get WVSN in your mailbox!

Enter your email address to subscribe to WVSN and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Sign up for the best in WVU sports!

Subscribe to WVSN today and get all of our posts directly in your inbox the second they're published.

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.

Send this to a friend