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Oklahoma State vs West Virginia Odds, and Picks (Oct 21)

By · October 20, 2023
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  • Oklahoma State took down Kansas last week, winning by a score 39-32.
  • West Virginia fell just short against Houston, losing 41-39 on the road.
  • These two teams last met on November 26, 2022, in a game West Virginia won 24-19.

The college football season is in full swing. Let’s preview the upcoming Oklahoma State vs West Virginia game. Both of these teams are fighting for bowl eligibility, with an opportunity to get a key win this week.


How to Watch

  • ESPN

Preview

Oklahoma State improved to 4-2 last week after defeating Kansas. They’ve now won two straight games and gained a good amount of momentum back. They have the chance to get to within one game of bowl eligibility if they beat West Virginia this week, but will face a tough task on the road. QB Alan Bowman completed 28 of 41 passes for 336 yards and 2 TDs, while Ollie Gordon II rushed for 168 yards and a TD.

West Virginia dropped to 4-2 last week following a close loss to Houston. The Mountaineers have exceeded expectations this season after being picked to finish last in the Big-12’s preseason poll. They’ll have the chance to keep proving themselves against an Oklahoma State team with an identical record. Their defense struggled against Houston, allowing 41 points, and will need to take a big step forward here.


Prediction

Both of these teams have improved this season after struggling last year, and are closing in on bowl eligibility. While a loss wouldn’t be detrimental to their hopes, a win would be massively beneficial. I see these two teams matching up pretty evenly, so I’m leaning towards taking the home team here. As long as West Virginia bounces back on defense, they should be able to get the win this week and improve to 5-2.

NCAAF Picks:

  • West Virginia 29, Oklahoma State 25 (WVU -3.5)
Keith McCarthy
Contributor Keith McCarthy is an experienced sports analyst with a passion for predicting the outcomes of games spanning across sports such as football, basketball, baseball, and hockey, with a special expertise in college sports.

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