W.Virginia vs Texas Tech Prediction, Odds & Best Prop Bets – NCAAF, Week 8

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The West Virginia Mountaineers (3-5) visit Jones AT&T Stadium to take on the Texas Tech Red Raiders (4-4) on Oct. 22. Kickoff is scheduled for 1:00pm EDT in Lubbock.

are betting favorites in Week 8, with the spread sitting at ().

The Over/Under for W.Virginia vs. Texas Tech is total points.

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W.Virginia vs. Texas Tech Odds, Spread, Over/Under for Week 8

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W.Virginia vs Texas Tech Prediction for Week 8

Based on recent trends, the winning team model predicts Texas Tech will win this game with 52% confidence.

W.Virginia vs Texas Tech Spread Prediction for Week 8

Based on recent against-the-spread trends, the model predicts Texas Tech will cover the spread with 56% confidence.

Both predictions factor in up-to-date player injuries for both W.Virginia and Texas Tech, plus offensive & defensive matchups, recent games and key player performances this season.


Best W.Virginia Player Prop Bets Today

We’ve highlighted some favorite college football player prop bets for W.Virginia players for Week 8, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • Henry Colombi has hit the TD Passes Under in his last 3 games (+3.00 Units / 75% ROI)
  • Jarret Doege has hit the TD Passes Under in 4 of his last 5 games (+3.10 Units / 39% ROI)
  • JT Daniels has hit the Passing Yards Under in his last 4 away games (+4.00 Units / 82% ROI)
  • Sam James has hit the Receiving Yards Over in 5 of his last 6 games (+3.90 Units / 57% ROI)
  • JT Daniels has hit the TD Passes Under in his last 3 games (+3.00 Units / 88% ROI)
  • Best Texas Tech Player Prop Best Bets Today

    Top NCAAF player prop bets for Texas Tech players for Week 8, looking at profitable historical betting trends:

  • SaRodorick Thompson has hit the Rushing Yards Over in his last 3 games (+3.00 Units / 85% ROI)
  • Donovan Smith has hit the Passing Yards Over in his last 3 games at home (+3.00 Units / 83% ROI)
  • Tahj Brooks has hit the Rushing Yards Under in his last 3 games (+3.00 Units / 83% ROI)
  • Donovan Smith has hit the TD Passes Over in 2 of his last 3 games (+1.00 Units / 29% ROI)
  • West Virginia have covered the 1Q Spread in 8 of their last 12 games (+4.89 Units / 35% ROI)
  • West Virginia has hit the 1Q Moneyline in 7 of their last 12 games (+4.31 Units / 27% ROI)
  • West Virginia has hit the 1H Moneyline in 5 of their last 10 away games (+4.00 Units / 29% ROI)
  • West Virginia has hit the Team Total Under in 7 of their last 10 away games (+3.70 Units / 33% ROI)
  • West Virginia has hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 10 of their last 17 games (+3.34 Units / 17% ROI)
  • Texas Tech has hit the Moneyline in 4 of their last 5 games at home (+9.00 Units / 158% ROI)
  • Texas Tech has hit the Game Total Over in their last 5 games (+5.00 Units / 91% ROI)
  • Texas Tech has hit the 1H Moneyline in 4 of their last 6 games at home (+4.80 Units / 72% ROI)
  • Texas Tech has hit the 1Q Game Total Over in 10 of their last 16 games (+4.45 Units / 24% ROI)
  • Texas Tech has hit the 1Q Moneyline in 4 of their last 6 games at home (+3.64 Units / 55% ROI)
  • W.Virginia Against the Spread (ATS) Record

    W.Virginia has gone against the spread this college football season ( Units / ROI).

    • W.Virginia is when betting on the Moneyline for Units / ROI
    • W.Virginia is when betting the Over for Units / ROI
    • W.Virginia is when betting the Under for Units / ROI

    Texas Tech Against the Spread (ATS) Record

    Texas Tech has gone against the spread this college football season ( Units / ROI).

    • Texas Tech is when betting on the Moneyline for Units / ROI
    • Texas Tech is when betting the Over for Units / ROI
    • Texas Tech is when betting the Under for Units / ROI

    W.Virginia: Keys to the Game vs. Texas Tech

    West Virginia is 6-2 (.600) when rushing for more than 100 yards — tied for 8th-best among Power 5 Teams; Average: .428

    West Virginia is 10-2 (.667) when rushing for more than 100 yards since the 2020 season– tied for 7th-best among Power 5 Teams; Average: .470

    West Virginia is winless (0-8) when having a TD margin of -2 or worse since the 2020 season– tied for worst in FBS; Average: .007

    Texas Tech: Keys to the Game vs. W.Virginia

    Texas Tech is winless (0-9) when converting less than 50% of third down conversion opportunities — tied for worst among Power 5 Teams; Average: .355

    Texas Tech is 2-12 (.105) when converting less than 50% of third down conversion opportunities since the 2020 season– 5th-worst among Power 5 Teams; Average: .361

    Texas Tech is 3-13 (.176) when allowing 7 or more explosive plays since the 2020 season– tied for 6th-worst among Power 5 Teams; Average: .408

    Texas Tech is 2-11 (.143) when allowing 120 or more rushing yards since the 2020 season– tied for 7th-worst among Power 5 Teams; Average: .360

    Matchup Notes for W.Virginia vs. Texas Tech

    Texas Tech’s TEs has 47 receptions in 17 games (just 2.8 per game) since the 2021 season — fifth-best among Big 12 TEs. West Virginia’s defense has allowed just 17.8 receptions per game since the 2021 season — third-best among Big 12 defenses.

    Texas Tech’s WRs has 23 receiving touchdowns since the 2021 season — fifth-fewest among Big 12 WRs. West Virginia’s defense has allowed 29 receiving touchdowns since the 2021 season — tied for fourth-most among Big 12 defenses.

    Texas Tech’s WRs has 11 receiving touchdowns this season — tied for second-most among Big 12 WRs. West Virginia’s defense has allowed 12 receiving touchdowns this season — tied for most among Big 12 defenses.

    West Virginia’s WRs has been targeted 197 times this season — most among Power 5 WRs. Texas Tech’s defense has allowed 1,046 receiving yards this season — third-fewest among Big 12 defenses.

    West Virginia’s WRs has been targeted 197 times this season — most among Big 12 WRs. Texas Tech’s defense has allowed 1,046 receiving yards this season — third-fewest among Big 12 defenses.

    West Virginia’s WRs has been targeted 544 times since the 2021 season — most among Big 12 WRs. Texas Tech’s defense has allowed 4,523 receiving yards since the 2021 season — fourth-most among Big 12 defenses.

    W.Virginia Offensive Stats & Trends

    West Virginia WRs have been targeted 34 times in the Red Zone this season– tied for most among FBS Teams

    West Virginia TEs have no touchdowns on 30 receptions since last season– tied for 3rd worst Receptions Per TD among Power 5 Teams; Average: 9.5

    West Virginia WRs have been targeted 34 times in the Red Zone this season– tied for most among Power 5 Teams

    West Virginia’s WRs has been targeted 197 times this season — most among Power 5 WRs. Texas Tech’s defense has allowed 1,046 receiving yards this season — third-fewest among Big 12 defenses.

    West Virginia’s WRs has been targeted 197 times this season — most among Big 12 WRs. Texas Tech’s defense has allowed 1,046 receiving yards this season — third-fewest among Big 12 defenses.

    Texas Tech Offensive Stats & Trends

    Texas Tech WRs have averaged 24.6 receptions per game (123/5) this season– 2nd best among FBS Teams; Average: 13.4

    Texas Tech Skill Players have been targeted 47.2 times per game (236/5) this season– highest among Power 5 Teams; Average: 31.4

    Texas Tech Skill Players have averaged 32.0 receptions per game (160/5) this season– tied for best among FBS Teams; Average: 19.7

    Texas Tech Skill Players have averaged 32.0 receptions per game (160/5) this season– best among Power 5 Teams; Average: 20.6

    Texas Tech WRs have been targeted 36.4 times per game (182/5) this season– tied for highest among FBS Teams; Average: 21.3

    West Virginia Mountaineers Defensive Stats & Trends

    West Virginia has allowed 16.2 yards per completion (1,667 yards/103 completions) this season– worst among Power 5 Teams; Average: 12.1

    West Virginia has allowed first downs on 54% of pass attempts in the Red Zone this season– worst in FBS; Average: 22%

    West Virginia has allowed passes of 20+ yards on 30 of 176 attempts (17%) this season– best among Power 5 Teams; Average: 10%

    West Virginia has allowed 30 receptions for 20+ yards this season– 2nd fewest among Power 5 Teams

    West Virginia defense has allowed 30 completions for 20 or more yards this season– 2nd fewest among Power 5 Teams

    Texas Tech Red Raiders Defensive Stats & Trends

    Texas Tech has no interceptions (84 pass attempts) in the Red Zone since last season– tied for worst among Power 5 Teams; Average: 42.5

    Texas Tech has intercepted one of 150 attempts this season– 2nd worst among Power 5 Teams; Average: 37.7

    Texas Tech has sacked opposing QBs on 21% of pass attempts (8/38) on 1st down this season– best among Power 5 Teams; Average: 6%

    Texas Tech opponents has averaged 13.0 Passing Attempts per TD (26 Pass Attempts/2 Passing TDs) in the Red Zone this season– 4th best among Power 5 Teams; Average: 4.3

    Texas Tech has allowed 45.3 receiving yards per game (815/18) to RBs since last season– 4th worst in FBS; Average: 26.8


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