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West Virginia vs. Oklahoma State Prediction, Preview, Spread, Channel

Looking for a West Virginia vs. Oklahoma State preview? Stick around. We’ve got all of the pre-game analysis before the Big 12 matchup.

Saturday, Oct. 29, the West Virginia Mountaineers play visitor to the Oklahoma State Cowboys. The game, to be played at Boone Pickens Stadium, is slated for a 12:00 p.m. ET start time and will be broadcast on FOX. Read on for our West Virginia vs. Oklahoma State preview.

According to ESPN’s matchup predictor, which is based on its Football Power Index, Oklahoma State wins the matchup between the two teams 55.7% of the time. The spread, via Oddshark, has the Mountaineers favored.

Spread: West Virginia -3

Game Time: 12:00 p.m. ET

Channel: FOX

West Virginia vs. Oklahoma State preview:

The unbeaten Mountaineers are fresh off of a blowout win over TCU last week as they topped the Horned Frogs 34-10. The Cowboys are winners of three straight with their latest win coming at Kansas last week by a score of 44-20.

Cowboys' quarterback Mason Rudolph threw for 220 yards and a touchdown against the Jayhawks. Running back Justice Hill dominated on the ground as he picked up 162 yards on 22 carries.

West Virginia picked up 389 yards of total offense last week against TCU while holding the Horned Frogs to 300 yards of offense. Quarterback Skyler Howard was stellar as he went 16-for-23 through the air for 231 yards, four touchdowns and zero interceptions.

Oklahoma State topped West Virginia last season in Morgantown 33-26.

West Virginia vs. Oklahoma State prediction:

Howard and the Mountaineers' passing game has been good this season averaging 303.5 yards per game through the air, but the Cowboys have been even better in the passing game. The Cowboys rank 11th in the nation as they average 336.4 yards passing per game.

West Virginia's offense is a bit more complete however as it has a running attack while the Cowboys' running game has been a bit absent this season. The Mountaineers are averaging 206.5 rushing yards per game.

West Virginia's pass defense has been better than the Cowboys' as well and that will be the difference in this one; who can stop who the most in what should be a shootout.

West Virginia 40, Oklahoma State 30