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WVU Opens as Touchdown Underdog at No. 12 Iowa State on Saturday



(phot via Texas Tech Athletics)

The West Virginia University football team returns to the gridiron this week following consecutive weeks off with a trip to No. 12 Iowa State, where the Mountaineers open as a seven-point underdog to the Big 12-leading Cyclones according to

WVU (5-3) has won all five of its home games in Morgantown this season, but is winless away from Milan Puskar Stadium. The Mountaineers have not played since a November 14 win against TCU — first on a scheduled off week before last week’s game against Oklahoma was postponed due to COVID problems within the Sooners’ program.

The over/under for Saturday’s game in Ames, Iowa opened at 50.5 points. So far this season, the Mountaineers are 5-4 against the spread while going over four time and under four times in their eight games.

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