West Virginia Mountaineers vs Texas Longhorns Betting Matchup Report
Texas Longhorns vs West Virginia Mountaineers Odds
A key college battle sees the visiting Texas Longhorns travelling to West Virginia Monday to take on the Mountaineers.
Supporters of the Longhorns have watched them go 10-11 and 10-9 ATS on the year, while the Mountaineers are at 10-11 and 8-10-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Mountaineers are 9-10, while the Longhorns have a 8-11 mark.
The Mountaineers were listed as 5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Mountaineers at No. 120 and the Longhorns at No. 55 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 67-66 result in favor of the Longhorns.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature West Virginia's No. 96-rated squad against Texas's No. 50-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, West Virginia rates No. 269 in the country with 5.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 303 nationally with 4.7 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Texas owns the country's No. 286-rated mark, allowing 75 points per game on the highway. West Virginia, on the other hand, rates No. 198 in scoring at home.
Last time out for Texas, they were a 60-43 winner as they battled TCU at home. They covered in the match as a 11.5-point favorite. Texas earned a 60-43 victory over TCU on Saturday, getting 15 points from Sheldon McClellan at Frank Erwin Center.
West Virginia won its last outing, a 77-61 result against Texas Tech on February 2. They covered in that game as a 4.5-point favorite. West Virginia got 18 points from Eron Harris en route to a 77-61 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday at United Spirit Arena.
Texas Longhorns Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Oklahoma State are 7-3
After playing TCU are 3-0
After a win are 4-6
West Virginia Mountaineers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing TCU are 0-1
After playing Texas Tech are 0-1
After a win are 4-6
A few Longhorns at Mountaineers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Texas's last 5 games on the road
Texas is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
Texas is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of West Virginia's last 5 games
West Virginia is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home
West Virginia is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games
Texas home to Oklahoma State, Saturday, February 9
West Virginia at TCU, Saturday, February 9