The Texas Longhorns (12-5, 2-3 Big 12) and West Virginia Mountaineers (14-3, 3-2 Big 12) tangle at the WVU Coliseum in Morgantown at 7 p.m. ET Monday. We analyze the Texas-West Virginia odds and betting lines, while providing college basketball betting tips and advice on this matchup.
The Mountaineers are ranked 13th in the USA TODAY Sports men’s basketball coaches poll.
Texas at West Virginia: Three things you need to know
1. West Virginia is coming off an 84-68 spanking at the hands of Kansas State in Manhattan over the weekend. However, they’re 10-0 against the spread in their past 10 games at WVU Coliseum so far this season.
2. Mountaineers F Oscar Tshiebwe is the stud for the home side, leading the team in points (11.6), rebounds (9.4), field-goal percentage (60.7) and blocked shots (1.4) per game.
3. Longhorns G Matt Coleman III and F Jericho Sims are the dynamic duo for the visitors. Coleman leads in points (12.0), assists (4.3) and steals (1.6) per game, while Sims leads the way in boards (8.1), field-goal percentage (67.0) and blocked shots (1.4) per outing.
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Texas at West Virginia: Odds, betting lines and picks
West Virginia 67, Texas 56
There was no moneyline available at the time of publishing.
Against the Spread (ATS)
WEST VIRGINIA (-9, -110) opened as a double-digit favorite, but it has been bet down to single digits. Perhaps it is a little nervousness on the side of the public after the Mountaineers were just hammered by K-State. Still, they’re 5-1 ATS in the past six games overall and 4-0 ATS in the past four at home.
Texas (+9, -110) is a dismal 4-11 ATS in the past 15 games overall, and 1-5 ATS in the past six games against teams with a winning mark.
UNDER 127.5 (-106) is worth a small-unit play. The Under is 8-2 in West Virginia’s past 10 games overall, while going 4-1 in the past five for Texas.
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