West Virginia Mountaineers visit Davidson Wildcats in college basketball clash
West Virginia Mountaineers vs Davidson Wildcats Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Davidson vs West Virginia battle Friday at Wide World of Sports Complex as the Wildcats look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The game is being played at Wide World of Sports Complex, which makes it technically a neutral site match.
The Mountaineers will look to vanquish their hosts on Friday, as they are 1-1 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Wildcats are 2-1 ATS. West Virginia is 0-2 against the total, while Davidson is 1-1 versus the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 41 (Wildcats) and the No. 25 (Mountaineers) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 78-75 result in favor of the Wildcats has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Davidson's No. 50 nationally ranked offense (79.2 points per game) against a Mountaineers defense that sits as the No. 139 at 64 PPG. The Wildcats have been averaging 44.1% from the field, more than the Mountaineers have managed so far this season (41.5% on average).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, West Virginia owns the country's No. 121-rated mark, allowing 64 points per game on the highway. Davidson, on the other hand, rates No. 54 in scoring at home.
In their last action, West Virginia was an 87-44 winner on the road against Marist. They covered the 11-point spread as favorites. West Virginia cruised to victory on Thursday, running Marist out of the gym and running up an 87-44 score at Wide World of Sports Complex.
Davidson was a 75-62 winner in their most recent outing at home against Vanderbilt. They covered the 8.5-point spread as favorites. Davidson got 19 points from De'Mon Brooks en route to a 75-62 victory over Vanderbilt on Thursday at Wide World of Sports Complex.
West Virginia home to VMI, Wednesday, November 28
Davidson at Chattanooga, Saturday, December 1