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College Football: West Virginia vs. Maryland spread and odds

College football resumes on Thursday with the top 25 game of West Virginia against Maryland; we look at the betting odds, spread and lines on the game outcome.

College Football: West Virginia vs. Maryland spread and odds The West Virginia Mountaineers (2-0) will open Week 3 of college football when the visit the Maryland Terrapins (2-0) on Thursday night at Byrd Stadium. The fourth-ranked West Virginia won their last game on Saturday against Marshall 48-23, but 42 of the Mountaineers' points came in the second half and the team hopes to do much better from the beginning of the upcoming game against the Terrapins. Maryland didn't have an easy win for the 26-10 against Florida International in NCAAF Week 2, either. But the odds are heavily stacked against Maryland, who are 2-10 against ranked team since 2004 and the last time West Virginia came to Maryland, the Mountaineers won the game 45-24 in September of 2006.

 The odds makers have already listed West Virginia as the favorite to win the Thursday college football game. Bookmaker is offering odds on the Mountaineers of -1000 (you need to bet 100 to win 10) and Maryland is underdog with betting odds set at +700. The bettors are expecting a crushing defeat with the West Virginia - Maryland point spread set currently at -16.5 in favor of West Virginia and the total is at 65.5 at Bookmaker.

 The betting trends of the Mountaineers - Terrapins games show that West Virginia is 2-5 against the spread in its last 7 games when playing Maryland and 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games when playing on the road against the Terrapins. Maryland is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home and the total has gone OVER in 7 of West Virginia's last 8 games.

 Questionable due to previous injuries for college football Week 3 are the following West Virginia players: DL Keilein Dykes, DB Ridwan Malik, LB Archie Sims and WR Nate Sowers.

 The West Virginia vs. Maryland game starts on September 13th at 7:45pm at the Grass of Byrd Stadium, MD.

Published on 09/12/2007

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