West Virginia Mountaineers vs Oklahoma Sooners Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for West Virginia when they take on the Oklahoma Sooners on Wednesday in college hoops betting action.
The Sooners bring a 19-9 record (16-8 ATS) to this tilt against the 13-16 Mountaineers, who are 10-16-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Oklahoma go 15-6-1 so far and the Mountaineers go 12-15.
College basketball odds makers at BetOnline opened the Oklahoma Sooners as 10-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 176-rated West Virginia taking on the No. 26-rated Sooners in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 73-66 win for the Sooners on Wednesday.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Oklahoma has the nation's No. 91-rated offensive output, at 71 PPG. The visiting Mountaineers defense ranks No. 188 allowing on average 66.9 PPG. The Sooners FG% has averaged 43.9% so far, more than the Mountaineers marksmen have achieved on the year, 40% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, West Virginia owns the country's No. 172-rated mark, allowing 69.5 points per game on the highway. Oklahoma, on the other hand, rates No. 117 in scoring at home.
West Virginia was a 91-65 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Kansas. They failed to cover the 15-point spread as underdogs. West Virginia was run off the court by the Jayhawks on Saturday as Kansas routed them 91-65 at Allen Fieldhouse.
Oklahoma was an 86-69 winner in their most recent outing at home against Iowa State. They covered the 4.5-point spread as favorites. The Sooners grabbed an 86-69 win over the Cyclones on Saturday, behind a 22-point effort from Romero Osby at Lloyd Noble Center.
West Virginia Mountaineers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Iowa State are 0-1
After playing Kansas are 1-0
After a loss are 4-6
Oklahoma Sooners Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing TCU are 2-1
After playing Iowa State are 6-4
After a win are 5-5
A few Mountaineers at Sooners trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of West Virginia's last 7 games on the road
West Virginia is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oklahoma's last 5 games
Oklahoma is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Oklahoma's last 6 games at home
Oklahoma is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
West Virginia home to Iowa State, Saturday, March 9
Oklahoma at TCU, Saturday, March 9