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West Virginia Mountaineers vs Texas Longhorns 02/20/2021 Basketball Betting, Odds & Predictions
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West Virginia Mountaineers vs Texas Longhorns 02/20/2021 – A Big 12 Conference play is all set to get underway as West Virginia Mountaineers take on Texas Longhorns. The Mountaineers will hit the road in this game to square-off from Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. West Virginia Mountaineers are currently sitting at the fifth spot in the Big 12 play. The Mountaineers will look for a way to rebound from their last defeat. As for the Longhorns, they are holding the fourth spot in the Big 12 play. The Texas Longhorns are riding a winning streak and they look forward to continuing their success. Placing a bet on sports has never been easier with all the odds and predictions in place.
West Virginia Mountaineers vs Texas Longhorns 02/20/2021
West Virginia Mountaineers
The West Virginia Mountaineers are holding a 7-4 record in their conference play and are 14-6 with their overall record. West Virginia lost their last game against Oklahoma with a close call. The Mountaineers scored 90 and gave up 91. The Mountaineers were strong as they connected 36 of their 85 field goal attempts. West Virginia shot at close to 43 percent, but they struggled with their three-point radar as they shot at close to just 30 percent. Derek Culver had an impressive game for his team after scoring 29 points with 14 boards.
Players to watch: M. McBride G (GP 20 MIN 34 PTS 16.2 REB 4.3 AST 4.8 STL 1.7 BLK 0.2 TO 1.8 FG% 43.5 FT% 81.6), D. Culver F (GP 20 MIN 27.3 PTS 15.1 REB 10.4 AST 1.2 STL 0.9 BLK 0.9 TO 2.2 FG% 49.8 FT% 60.2), T. Sherman G (GP 19 MIN 23.3 PTS 12.6 REB 1.8 AST 1.2 STL 0.6 BLK 0.1 TO 1.3 FG% 43.1 FT% 84.1).
Texas Longhorns hold the same 7-4 conference record on the season and they are 13-5 with their overall play. The Longhorns are trailing Oklahoma in the third spot and they are just one game behind. In their last outing, the Longhorns defeated the TCU Horned Frogs with ease when they scored 70 and gave up just 55. It was an easy victory for Texas. From their field goal attempts, they shot at a total of 49.1 percent. The Longhorns did struggle from the three-point radar, but they were decent enough to make it past TCU.
Players to watch: A. Jones G (GP 17 MIN 30.8 PTS 15.9 REB 4.5 AST 2.1 STL 1 BLK 0.1 TO 2 FG% 42.9 FT% 78.4), C. Ramey G (GP 17 MIN 34.1 PTS 13.2 REB 3 AST 4.1 STL 0.9 BLK 0.1 TO 2.4 FG% 40.9 FT% 81.1), M. Coleman III G (GP 18 MIN 34 PTS 12.7 REB 3.6 AST 4.1 STL 1.2 BLK 0.1 TO 2 FG% 46.5 FT% 84.3).
West Virginia Mountaineers vs Texas Longhorns Betting Predictions
West Virginia Mountaineers
The total has gone OVER in 6 of West Virginia’s last 6 games.
Texas is 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games.
West Virginia Mountaineers vs Texas Longhorns Betting Picks
This can be an equally balanced game between two teams that have a similar strategy. The sportsbook predictions are in favor of the Mountaineers to win this game and cover the spread. West Virginia is in desperate need of a victory. Back the Mountaineers to win with a close score.
Moneyline: Mountaineers +161, Longhorns -184.
Spread: +2.5 (-110) is the spread for the Mountaineers and -2.5 (-110) is the spread for the Longhorns.
Totals: The total will go over 147.5 (-110) for the Mountaineers and the same will go under for the Longhorns.
Score Prediction: 76-76, Mountaineers win.