NC State vs West Virginia Odds, Trends, and Free Pick – 2010 Champs Sports Bowl ]]> include($base_url . “/includes/header.htm”); ?>
The betting line for this year’s Champs Sports Bowl between the NC State Wolfpack and West Virginia Mountaineers has seen a lot of back and forth since it opened with West Virginia as 2.5-point favorites at Sportsbook.com. The line has been going back and forth from 2.5 to 3. It now sits at 2.5 as of Christmas Eve. The total opened up at 48.5 and has not moved. Right now, 58% of the betting public is on NC State and 80% are on the over. To help you better decide who to bet, take a look at these trends for tonight.
Wolfpack are 3-0-1 ATS in their last 4 Bowl games.
Wolfpack are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a ATS loss.
Mountaineers are 5-1-1 ATS in their last 7 games following a S.U. win.
Mountaineers are 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games after allowing less than 100 yards rushing in their previous game.
Over is 7-2 in Wolfpack last 9 games following a ATS loss.
Over is 8-3 in Wolfpack last 11 games after allowing less than 100 yards rushing in their previous game.
Under is 5-2 in Wolfpack last 7 vs. Big East.
Over is 5-1 in Mountaineers last 6 bowl games.
Under is 4-1 in Mountaineers last 5 games following a SU win of more than 20 points.
My Prediction: Both of these teams are very good on offense, but West Virginia has a big edge on the defensive side. They’ve also won their last 4 games and have allowed less than 17 points in their last 9 games overall. Take the Mountaineers.
West Virginia -2.5