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West Virginia Mountaineers vs Kansas Jayhawks in college hoops odds

Kansas JayhawksWest Virginia Mountaineers
Jan 28, 9:00 PM | WVU Colliseum

Kansas Jayhawks vs West Virginia Mountaineers Odds

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WVU Colliseum features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host West Virginia Mountaineers and the visiting Kansas Jayhawks in college hoops action on Monday.

The Mountaineers currently sports a 9-10 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 6-10-1 ATS. The Jayhawks are 18-1 and 9-9 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Mountaineers produce a 8-9 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Jayhawks have gone 7-8-1 against the number.

View Kansas vs West Virginia Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to back visiting Kansas before tip-off in this one found them as 9-point favorites over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 107-rated Mountaineers and the No. 7-ranked Jayhawks, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 83-67 result in favor of the Jayhawks.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features West Virginia's No. 191-ranked scoring average of 67.2 PPG, against a Jayhawks defense rated No. 32 and allowing 58.8 PPG. The Mountaineers FG% has averaged 39.5% to date this season, less than the Jayhawks shooters have managed so far (48% per game).

Defensively, Kansas features the nation's No. 5-rated defense on the road, allowing 56.5 points per game. West Virginia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 157 nationally in scoring at home.

Kansas won its last outing, a 67-54 result against Oklahoma on January 26. They covered in that game as a 12.5-point favorite. Kansas got 18 points from Ben McLemore en route to a 67-54 victory over Oklahoma on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.

West Virginia was an 80-66 loser in its last match on the road against Oklahoma State. They failed to cover the 9.5-point spread as underdogs. The Mountaineers endured an 80-66 loss at the hands of the Cowboys on Saturday, despite a 17-point effort from Eron Harris at Gallagher-Iba Arena.

Kansas Jayhawks Trends:
When playing on Monday are 8-2
Before playing Oklahoma State are 10-0
After playing Oklahoma are 8-2
After a win are 10-0

West Virginia Mountaineers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 8-2
Before playing Texas Tech are 1-0
After a loss are 5-5

A few Jayhawks at Mountaineers trends to consider:
Kansas is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Kansas's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of West Virginia's last 5 games
West Virginia is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games at home
West Virginia is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games

Next up:
Kansas home to Oklahoma State, Saturday, February 2
West Virginia at Texas Tech, Saturday, February 2