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Texas Longhorns vs West Virginia Mountaineers College Basketball Betting Preview

Texas Longhorns


West Virginia Mountaineers
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 7:00 PM ET
WVU Colliseum

The West Virginia Mountaineers host Texas on Tuesday, looking to build on their 21-6 mark against the 17-10 Longhorns in college basketball betting action at WVU Colliseum.

Texas Longhorns 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 -3.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting odds menu for Tuesday's contest. Check for line moves and odds updates as money coming in on the Longhorns was expected to move the line.

Texas Longhorns vs West Virginia Mountaineers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The West Virginia Mountaineers currently sport a 21-6 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 15-11 ATS. The Texas Longhorns are 17-10 and 14-11 ATS. Betting totals have seen the West Virginia Mountaineers produce a 12-9 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Texas Longhorns have gone 9-11 against the totals betting line.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 106 (West Virginia) and the No. 164 (Texas) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

How Texas Longhorns vs West Virginia Mountaineers Stats Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features West Virginia's No. 26-ranked scoring average of 74.41 PPG, against a Texas Longhorns defense rated No. 28 and allowing 60.11 PPG. The West Virginia Mountaineers FG% has averaged 41.05% to date this season, less than the Texas Longhorns shooters have managed so far (43.84% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Kendal Yancy scored 29 points for Texas on Saturday, but the Cyclones managed a 85-77 victory over the Longhorns at Frank Erwin Center.

The Mountaineers got 22 points from Juwan Staten as West Virginia ran past Oklahoma State 73-63 on Saturday at Gallagher-Iba Arena.

Texas Longhorns vs West Virginia Mountaineers Betting Odds Trends

Texas is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Texas's last 9 games
Texas is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Texas is 5-11 SU in its last 16 games on the road
West Virginia is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
West Virginia is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games
West Virginia is 16-3 SU in its last 19 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of West Virginia's last 6 games at home

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