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Texas Longhorns vs West Virginia Mountaineers College Basketball Betting Preview

WVU Colliseum features an NCAA Basketball betting clash between the host West Virginia Mountaineers and the visiting Texas Longhorns in college hoops betting odds action on Wednesday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Texas Longhorns in this one, their betting line was listed as 12-point underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Texas Longhorns vs West Virginia Mountaineers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The West Virginia Mountaineers are 15-2 so far on the season, and 10-5 ATS vs the number. The Texas Longhorns, meanwhile, are 11-6 and 5-11 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen West Virginia go 6-9 and the Texas Longhorns go 9-7 on betting totals.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 2-rated West Virginia Mountaineers and the No. 38-ranked Texas Longhorns, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Texas is ranked No. 166 in NCAA basketball at 36.41 per game. Contrast that with West Virginia's No. 28 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, West Virginia is the No. 197-ranked team in the country at 5.88 per game, while Texas rates No. 83 at 7.82 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Isaiah Taylor scored 18 points leading the Longhorns to a 74-69 victory over Oklahoma State at Frank Erwin Center on Saturday.

West Virginia got 18 points from Jaysean Paige but lost anyway, 70-68, to Oklahoma on Saturday at Lloyd Noble Center.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Texas is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
  • Texas is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Texas's last 7 games on the road
  • West Virginia is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • West Virginia is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
  • West Virginia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of West Virginia's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Texas at Kansas, Saturday, January 23rd
West Virginia at Texas Tech, Saturday, January 23rd