West Virginia favored by 6.5 against TCU on Saturday
West Virginia Mountaineers vs TCU Horned Frogs Odds
West Virginia travels to TCU on Saturday, hoping to boost its 11-11 record with a victory over the Horned Frogs.
The Horned Frogs bring a 10-12 record (6-11 ATS) to this tilt against the 11-11 Mountaineers, who are 8-11-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed TCU go 5-10 so far and the Mountaineers go 9-11.
Bettors looking to go with the Horned Frogs in this one found them listed as 6.5-point underdogs earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Mountaineers was expected to move the line.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 236-rated Horned Frogs and the No. 123-ranked Mountaineers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 62-57 result in favor of the Mountaineers.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up TCU's No. 346 nationally ranked offense (54.5 points per game) against a Mountaineers defense that sits as the No. 163 at 65.8 PPG. The Horned Frogs have been averaging 40.8% from the field, more than the Mountaineers have managed so far this season (40.3% on average).
Defensively, West Virginia features the nation's No. 138-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.3 points per game. TCU, meanwhile, comes in at No. 339 nationally in scoring at home.
West Virginia was a 60-58 winner in its last match at home against Texas. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as favorites. The Mountaineers grabbed a 60-58 win over the Longhorns on Monday, behind a 14-point effort from Deniz Kilicli at WVU Colliseum.
Last time out for TCU, they were a 62-55 winner as they battled Kansas at home. They covered in the match as a 17-point underdog. Garlon Green scored 20 points leading the Horned Frogs to a 62-55 victory over Kansas at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum on Wednesday.
West Virginia Mountaineers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing Baylor are 1-0
After playing Texas are 0-2
After a win are 5-5
TCU Horned Frogs Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Oklahoma are 0-2
After playing Kansas are 2-1
After a win are 5-5
A few Mountaineers at Horned Frogs trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of West Virginia's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of West Virginia's last 15 games on the road
West Virginia is 3-5-1 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
West Virginia is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games on the road
TCU is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of TCU's last 9 games
TCU is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home
TCU is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games at home
West Virginia at Baylor, Wednesday, February 13
TCU at Oklahoma, Monday, February 11