West Virginia Mountaineers vs Kansas Jayhawks in college hoops odds

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Jan 28, 9:00 PM | WVU Colliseum

Kansas Jayhawks vs West Virginia Mountaineers Odds


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 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.


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