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UMKC Kangaroos Visit West Virginia Mountaineers in NCAA Basketball Betting Battle

College hoops betting interest focuses on the UMKC Kangaroos vs West Virginia Mountaineers battle Saturday at WVU Colliseum as the Mountaineers look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

UMKC Kangaroos vs West Virginia Mountaineers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

West Virginia Mountaineers battles the UMKC Kangaroos, currently sitting with a 7-5 mark (4-2 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 2-5 for the West Virginia Mountaineers and 3-2 for the UMKC Kangaroos.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 2-rated West Virginia Mountaineers and the No. 269-ranked UMKC Kangaroos, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits West Virginia's No. 6-ranked offense, averaging 90.44 PPG, against a Kangaroos defense that ranks No. 240 at 80.08 PPG. The Mountaineers field goal percentage has averaged 47.52% so far, more than the Kangaroos marksmen have achieved on the year, 45.2% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

UMKC cruised to victory on Saturday, running William Jewell out of the gym and running up a 93-71 score at Municipal Auditorium.

The battle between the Mountaineers and Keydets didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as VMI was handed a 90-55 defeat on Saturday at WVU Colliseum.

Betting Trends
  • UMKC is 3-16 SU in its last 19 games on the road
  • West Virginia is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
  • West Virginia is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of West Virginia's last 7 games
  • West Virginia is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

UMKC home to Tennessee-Martin, Tuesday, December 20th
West Virginia at Radford, Tuesday, December 20th