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West Virginia Mountaineers Favored by -5 Point Spread Against the Baylor Bears on Saturday

Baylor Bears


West Virginia Mountaineers
Saturday, February 07, 2015 12:00 PM ET
WVU Colliseum

Basketball betting fans will hope to hit paydirt on Saturday when the West Virginia Mountaineers try to run the Baylor Bears off the court at WVU Colliseum in college hoops action.

Baylor Bears vs West Virginia Mountaineers Opening Odds and Betting Line

Bettors looking to go with the West Virginia Mountaineers in this one found them listed as -5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu for Saturday's contest. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Bears was expected to move the line.

Baylor Bears vs West Virginia Mountaineers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The West Virginia Mountaineers currently sport a 18-4 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 13-8 ATS. The Baylor Bears are 17-5 and 10-8 ATS. Betting totals have seen the West Virginia Mountaineers produce a 9-7 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Baylor Bears have gone 9-9 against the totals betting line.

The Mountaineers - Bears odds would favor the Bears if the lines were set according to our power ranks. West Virginia is rated No. 27 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Baylor is at No. 16.

How Baylor Bears vs West Virginia Mountaineers Stats Matchup

In the paint, the rebound battle will feature West Virginia's No. 33-rated squad against Baylor's No. 4-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, West Virginia rates No. 153 in the country with 6.05 per game, while their foes tonight, the Baylor Bears rank No. 88 nationally with 6.82 per match.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Bears blew out TCU on Wednesday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 77-57 win at Ferrell Center.

Juwan Staten scored 15 points in a futile effort to lead the Mountaineers to a win (they lost 71-52 to Oklahoma at Lloyd Noble Center on Tuesday).

Baylor Bears vs West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Odds Trends

Baylor is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Baylor's last 5 games on the road
Baylor is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing West Virginia
West Virginia is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games
West Virginia is 18-4 SU in its last 22 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of West Virginia's last 5 games
West Virginia is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Baylor home to Oklahoma State, Monday, February 9th
West Virginia at Kansas State, Wednesday, February 11th