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West Virginia Mountaineers Home to Baylor Bears in NCAA Basketball Betting

The West Virginia Mountaineers host Baylor on Tuesday, looking to build on their 14-1 mark against the 11-4 Bears in college basketball betting action at WVU Colliseum.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Odds makers at sportsbooks such as Bovada had set the West Virginia Mountaineers as -10-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. The betting line may have moved, check for updates at shops such as MyBookie.

Baylor Bears vs West Virginia Mountaineers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The West Virginia Mountaineers are 14-1 so far on the season, and 6-6 ATS vs the number. The Baylor Bears, meanwhile, are 11-4 and 6-4 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen West Virginia go 6-7 and the Baylor Bears go 4-6 on betting totals.

The West Virginia Mountaineers sit at No. 5 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Baylor Bears sit at No. 172 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Baylor is ranked No. 44 in NCAA basketball at 39.2 per game. Contrast that with West Virginia's No. 24 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, West Virginia is the No. 59-ranked team in the country at 8.87 per game, while Baylor rates No. 162 at 7.27 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Bears got 17 points from Manu Lecomte as Baylor ran past Texas 69-60 on Saturday at Ferrell Center.

West Virginia got 20 points from Teddy Allen en route to a 89-76 victory over Oklahoma on Saturday at WVU Colliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Baylor is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
  • Baylor is 14-6 ATS in its last 20 games on the road
  • Baylor is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Baylor is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • West Virginia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • West Virginia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • West Virginia is 4-8 SU in its last 12 games when playing Baylor
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of West Virginia's last 8 games when playing Baylor

Next Betting Matchups

Baylor at Iowa State, Saturday, January 13th
West Virginia at Texas Tech, Saturday, January 13th