Bowl season is here and both of West Virginia’s top football schools earned a berth this year. Marshall will face South Florida in the Gasparilla Bowl, while West Virginia plays Syracuse in the World Camping Bowl.
Two new casinos — Mardi Gras and Wheeling Island — will offer sports betting in West Virginia, and they’re bringing mobile wagering with them.
West Virginia’s regular season is over following a disappointing loss to Oklahoma in college football, while Marshall faces Virginia Tech in a game that was rescheduled from earlier in the year.
This week, both West Virginia and Marshall have big college football games on tap that could decide their conference’s titles. Here’s a look at the games from a sports betting perspective. Oklahoma at West Virginia betting Line: Pick West Virginia …
On Saturday, the Mountaineers blew out TCU at home, while Marshall pulled away from UNC Charlotte on the road. Both teams covered the spread.
West Virginia launched legal sports betting on Sept. 1, but neighbors including Pennsylvania, Washington, DC, Kentucky and Ohio are hot on its heels.
Major League Baseball was pushing for casinos to pay them integrity fees or royalties for sports betting again, even as West Virginia just says no.