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Kansas State Wildcats vs West Virginia Mountaineers Point Spread: Betting Trends Hint at Winner

College hoops betting interest focuses on the West Virginia Mountaineers vs Kansas State Wildcats battle Saturday at Bramlage Coliseum as the Wildcats look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Kansas State Wildcats were listed as 3-point underdogs at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

West Virginia Mountaineers vs Kansas State Wildcats Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Kansas State Wildcats sit at 14-4 (9-4-1 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the West Virginia Mountaineers are currently 15-3 (9-6 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Kansas State is 7-7 OU, and West Virginia is 9-6 OU.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 33 (Kansas State) and the No. 4 (West Virginia) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Kansas State's No. 97 nationally ranked offense (76.33 points per game) against a West Virginia Mountaineers defense that sits as the No. 29 at 63.89 PPG. The Kansas State Wildcats have been averaging 48.94% from the field, more than the Mountaineers have managed so far this season (48.19% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

West Virginia got 23 points and 23 rebounds from Jevon Carter in a losing cause in their 89-87 loss to Oklahoma on Wednesday.

Barry Brown scored 22 points leading the Wildcats to a 96-88 victory over Oklahoma State at Gallagher-Iba Arena on Wednesday.

Betting Trends
  • West Virginia is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • West Virginia is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of West Virginia's last 5 games
  • West Virginia is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • Kansas State is 14-4 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas State's last 5 games
  • Kansas State is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games at home
  • Kansas State is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games when playing West Virginia

Next Betting Matchups

West Virginia home to Kansas, Tuesday, January 24th
Kansas State at Iowa State, Tuesday, January 24th