Baylor Bears vs West Virginia Mountaineers Prediction, 10/3/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Baylor Bears vs West Virginia Mountaineers
Date: Saturday, October 3, 2020
Location: Mountaineer Field
Odds/Point Spread: Baylor (-2.5)
Jarret Doege and the West Virginia Mountaineers (1-1) host the Baylor Bears (1-0) at Mountaineer Field on Saturday, October 3, 2020. Baylor opens this game as 2.5-point favorites. The O/U has been set at 55.
In their last outing, the Baylor Bears took the field against the Kansas Jayhawks and notched a win by a score of 47-14. John Lovett led the team on the ground for that contest. He tore off a long run of 19 yards and he added 1 touchdown for this contest. He racked up a total of 78 yards on 17 carries which meant he was running for 4.6 yards per run. Trestan Ebner led the team in receiving yardage with a tally of 53 yards on 2 receptions. He notched an average of 26.5 yards per reception for that contest. Charlie Brewer went 15/23 with 142 yards by way of passing and threw 1 TD. He finished the game without throwing an interception.
The Bears have earned 352 total yards over the course of this season. Offensively they average 203 yards on the ground which has them sitting 22nd in college football. When it comes to getting the ball in the endzone, Baylor has amassed 1 touchdown through the air and 3 touchdowns via the ground. Concerning getting in the endzone, the Baylor Bears hold an average of 47 points per contest. When talking about yards via the pass, the Bears are conceding 159 yards which has them sitting in 14th in the nation. For the season, they are allowing 328 yards per game putting them at 29th in D-1. The Bears sit in 23rd in college football when it comes to team defense, giving up 14 points per game. The opposition is running for an average of 3.9 yards per run and 169 yards on the ground per game on the year.
Charlie Brewer has completed 645 of his career 1,006 passes for a completion percentage of 64.1%. He is averaging 219 yards per contest. For his career, Brewer has thrown for a total of 7,884 yards with 52 TD's and 20 picks. He has a QB rating of 143.0 with a TD percentage of 5.2% and an interception percentage of 2.0%. Over the course of his time in college, he has attempted a run 353 times totaling 908 rushing yards.
The last time they took the field, the West Virginia Mountaineers faced the Oklahoma State Cowboys and were on the losing end of this game by a score of 27-13. Jarret Doege went 20/37 with 285 yards by way of passing and added 1 TD. He ended the game without an interception. Leddie Brown paced the team on the ground in this game. He broke a long run for 19 yards but he wasn't able to rush for a TD on this day. He ran for a total of 104 yards by way of 26 carries which had him averaging 4.0 yards per carry. Winston Wright Jr. led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 127 yards on 6 receptions. He earned an average of 21.2 yards per reception in this game.
For the season to this point, the Mountaineers have thrown for 580 passing yards in addition to holding an average of 290 throwing yards per game, which has them sitting 19th in the nation. The West Virginia Mountaineers average 488.5 yards/outing which has them ranked 17th in Division 1. They hold an average of 198.5 yards per game on the ground and have rushed for 397 yards for this season. In relation to how much they score, the Mountaineers are ranked 28th in Division 1 scoring 34.5 points per outing. West Virginia has given up a total of 278 rushing yards (139.0 yards per contest) and 2 touchdowns on the ground for the year. The Mountaineers are relinquishing 18.5 PPG, ranking them 27th in Division 1. Overall, they have relinquished 37 total points. They have given up 1 touchdown via the pass in addition to 135.0 yards per outing, ranking them 15th in the nation.
In the 25 contests in his college career, Jarret Doege has connected on 480 of 759 tries for 5,372 yards. He averages 214.9 yards per game through the air with a 139.7 quarterback rating. Doege has passed for 50 TD's while tossing 18 interceptions. His touchdown rate when attempting a pass is 6.6% and his interception percentage is 2.4%.
Key Baylor Bears Injuries
09/28/20 T Blake Bedier Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs West Virginia
09/28/20 C Xavier Newman Suspension Served is probable Saturday vs West Virginia
Key West Virginia Mountaineers Injuries
09/04/20 S Kerry Martin Jr. Personal is out for season
Who will win tonight's Bears/Mountaineers college football game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take the Mountaineers +2.5
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