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Big 12 Tournament - Texas Longhorns Visit West Virginia Mountaineers in NCAA Basketball Betting Battle

West Virginia looks to cover the Mountaineers-Longhorns pointspread on Thursday and improve its overall 24-7 mark when they host Texas in college basketball betting action.

Texas Longhorns vs West Virginia Mountaineers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the West Virginia Mountaineers are 24-7 overall and 15-12-1 ATS, while the Texas Longhorns are 11-21 and 15-15-1 ATS. As for the betting totals, West Virginia boasts a 16-12 on the OU, and Texas is 10-21.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 31-ranked West Virginia Mountaineers and the No. 295-rated Texas Longhorns in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features West Virginia's No. 13-ranked scoring average of 83.84 PPG, against a Texas Longhorns defense rated No. 73 and allowing 69.06 PPG. The West Virginia Mountaineers FG% has averaged 46.29% to date this season, more than the Texas Longhorns shooters have managed so far (44.13% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Andrew Jones scored 15 points leading the Longhorns to a 61-52 victory over Texas Tech at Sprint Center on Wednesday.

West Virginia got 23 points from Daxter Miles Jr. en route to a 87-76 victory over Iowa State on Friday at WVU Colliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Texas is 1-6-1 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Texas is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Texas's last 7 games
  • Texas is 8-1-1 ATS in its last 10 games when playing West Virginia
  • West Virginia is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • West Virginia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of West Virginia's last 18 games
  • West Virginia is 1-8-1 ATS in its last 10 games when playing Texas