The 2012 West Virginia Odds are reflective of how teams should be careful for what they wish for. Now that the West Virginia Mountaineers have escaped the Big East they must contend with Big-12 powerhouses Texas, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State now. The Mountaineers have the guns on offense with QB Geno Smith leading the way but the defense must be better than the rest of the suspect defenses in the Big-12. Quarterback Geno Smith can only do so much of the lifting on his own which is why making 2012 West Virginia Odds, Predictions, Picks is difficult to gauge. Below is a closer look at the Big East Odds and 2013 BCS Odds. The 2012 West Virginia Odds have them at +4000 moneyline ($1000 to win $40,000).
College Football Predictions Analysis: The Big 12 will be much tougher for West Virginia than they expected. The defense ranked 66th in points allowed last year against Big-East offenses that pale in comparison to Big-12 steamrollers. The Mountaineers have some decent players in the back seven, with a standout in Darwin Cook and this year they plan on shaking things up which could spark improvement. The defense upfront however will be manhandled in the trenches by Big-12 lines. Scoring could also be a harder to come by when the Mountain men have step up to defenses like Texas and Oklahoma. The Big 12 Odds have the 2012 West Virginia Odds at +600.
This is an experienced team with real weapons on offense surrounding Geno Smith. Unfortunately the college football predictions are spot on in thinking that the Mountaineers will be on the wrong end of more shootouts in the Big-12 than they were in the Big-Easy. Take a pass on this team despite their attractive sports odds Vegas prices.
College Football Predictions Forecast: 9-4