The West Virginia Mountaineers (6-4) are 5.5-point favorites at home at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium against the Cincinnati Bearcats (3-7) on Saturday, November 18, 2023. Both squads have high-powered running games, with the Mountaineers seventh in rushing yards per game, and the Bearcats fifth. A 54.5-point over/under is set for the game.

West Virginia ranks 48th in total offense (410.5 yards per game) and 89th in total defense (394.5 yards allowed per game) this season. Cincinnati's offense has been excelling, compiling 443.9 total yards per game (24th-best) this season. Defensively, it ranks 53rd by giving up 363.7 total yards per game.

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Cincinnati vs. West Virginia Game Info

  • Game Date: Saturday, November 18, 2023
  • Game Time: 2:30 PM ET
  • Location: Morgantown, West Virginia
  • Venue: Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
West Virginia vs Cincinnati Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
West Virginia -5.5 -110 -110 54.5 -110 -110 -210 +170

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Cincinnati Recent Performance

  • Offensively, the Bearcats are playing very poorly of late -- in their past three games, they are accumulating only 441.7 yards per game (-15-worst in college football). Defensively, they are conceding 411.7 (103rd-ranked).
  • In their past three games, the Bearcats are putting up 21 points per game (-52-worst in college football), and conceding 29 per game (-28-worst).
  • Cincinnati is -17-worst in the nation in passing yards during its past three games (198.7 per game), and 82nd in passing yards allowed (184.3).
  • The Bearcats are gaining 243 rushing yards per game in their past three games (22nd-best in college football), and conceding 227.3 per game (-111-worst).
  • Over their last three games, the Bearcats have two wins against the spread, and are 2-1 overall.
  • In its past three contests, Cincinnati has gone over the total once.

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Cincinnati Betting Records & Stats

  • So far this year, Cincinnati has compiled a 3-6-0 record against the spread.
  • The Bearcats have been an underdog by 5.5 points or more this year twice, and failed to cover both times.
  • The teams have hit the over in five of Cincinnati's nine games with a set total.
  • Cincinnati has been an underdog in five games this season and won one (20%) of those contests.
  • Cincinnati has a record of when it is set as an underdog of +170 or more by bookmakers this season.

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Cincinnati Stats Leaders

  • Emory Jones has been a dual threat for Cincinnati this season. He has 1,949 passing yards (194.9 per game) while completing 62% of his passes. He's thrown 15 touchdown passes and 10 interceptions this season. On the ground, he's compiled 455 yards (45.5 ypg) on 132 carries with three rushing touchdowns.
  • Corey Kiner has run the ball 161 times for 885 yards, with five touchdowns.
  • Xzavier Henderson has racked up 648 receiving yards on 48 receptions to pace his team so far this season while scoring three touchdowns as a receiver.
  • Braden Smith has put together a 538-yard season so far with four touchdowns. He's caught 38 passes on 58 targets.
  • Chamon Metayer has racked up 221 reciving yards (22.1 ypg) and three touchdowns this season.
  • Daniel Grzesiak has collected 3.5 sacks to pace the team, while also picking up three TFL and 31 tackles.
  • Deshawn Pace, Cincinnati's tackle leader, has 54 tackles, eight TFL, 1.5 sacks, and one interception this year.
  • Bryon Threats has picked off a team-high two passes. He also has 32 tackles, two TFL, one sack, and two passes defended to his name.

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