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Feb 13, 9:00 PM | Ferrell Center

West Virginia Mountaineers vs Baylor Bears Odds

12-11TEAM RECORD15-8

A key college battle sees the visiting West Virginia Mountaineers travelling to Baylor Wednesday to take on the Bears.

The Bears currently sports a 15-8 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 9-9 ATS. The Mountaineers are 12-11 and 9-11-1 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Bears produce a 8-9 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Mountaineers have gone 9-12 against the number.

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Betting Line:
The Mountaineers were listed as 9-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Bears - Mountaineers odds would favor the Bears if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Baylor is rated No. 7 in the current Odds Shark poll, while West Virginia is at No. 108. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 80-69 win for the Bears.


How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Mountaineers rank No. 129 in NCAA Division 1 with 35.9 per game. That compares with Baylor’s No. 18 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Baylor is college basketball's No. 94-ranked team at 6.9 per game, while the Mountaineers rate No. 269 with 5.2 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, West Virginia owns the country's No. 111-rated mark, allowing 66.8 points per game on the highway. Baylor, on the other hand, rates No. 57 in scoring at home.

In their last action, West Virginia was a 63-50 winner on the road against TCU. They covered the 7.5-point spread as favorites. The Mountaineers grabbed a 63-50 win over the Horned Frogs on Saturday, behind a 17-point effort from Terry Henderson at Daniel-Meyer Coliseum.

In their last action, Baylor was a 75-48 winner at home against Texas Tech. They covered the 17-point spread as favorites. Baylor cruised to victory on Saturday, running Texas Tech out of the gym and running up a 75-48 score at Ferrell Center.

West Virginia Mountaineers Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Texas Tech are 1-1
After playing TCU are 0-1
After a win are 6-4

Baylor Bears Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 8-2
Before playing Kansas State are 7-3
After playing Texas Tech are 4-6
After a win are 6-4

A few Mountaineers at Bears trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of West Virginia's last 16 games on the road
West Virginia is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Baylor is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games at home
Baylor is 10-5 SU in its last 15 games

Next up:
West Virginia home to Texas Tech, Saturday, February 16
Baylor at Kansas State, Saturday, February 16