Texas vs West Virginia: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 20, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 20, 2021

The No. 13 West Virginia Mountaineers (14-6) visit the No. 12 Texas Longhorns (13-5) as 3.5-point underdogs after Derek Culver racked up 29 points in the Mountaineers 91-90 loss to Oklahoma. The game airs on ABC at 3:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 20, 2021. The over/under for the matchup is 146.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 20, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Texas Betting Information

  • Texas is under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 7-11
  • The Longhorns have a losing record against the spread when favored by at least 3.5 points, going 3-6 this season.
  • The Longhorns and their opponents have hit the over in 11 of 18 games this season (61.1%).
  • The Longhorns defeated TCU 70-55 and covered the spread as 11.5-point favorites, while falling short of the 141 point total in their last contest on Saturday. Andrew Jones totaled a team-high 19 points in the victory.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Texas Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Andrew Jones 17 15.9 4.5 2.1 1.0 0.1 2.2
Courtney Ramey 17 13.2 3.1 4.1 0.9 0.2 1.8
Matt Coleman III 18 12.7 3.6 4.1 1.2 0.1 1.4
Greg Brown III 17 11.5 7.5 0.3 0.6 1.1 1.5
Kai Jones 17 8.4 4.8 0.6 0.9 0.7 0.6

West Virginia Betting Information

  • The Mountaineers have played as expected this season with an even 10-10 record against the spread.
  • For the 13th time this season, the Mountaineers are at least a 3.5-point underdog, where they have a record of 5-7 against the spread.
  • 25% of West Virginia’s 20 games this season have fell below the over/under.
  • In their last game, the Mountaineers got a team-high 29 points from Culver in a 91-90 loss to Oklahoma on Saturday. They were favored by 3.5 points and failed to covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 181 points to go over the 146.5 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

West Virginia Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Miles McBride 20 16.2 4.3 4.8 1.7 0.2 1.7
Derek Culver 20 15.1 10.4 1.2 0.9 0.9 0.0
Taz Sherman 19 12.6 1.8 1.2 0.6 0.1 1.6
Sean McNeil 20 11.6 1.8 0.7 0.4 0.0 2.3
Oscar Tshiebwe 10 8.5 7.8 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.0

Total Facts

  • Texas’ games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Saturday’s matchup total (146.5 points) in 44.4% of opportunities (eight out of 18 matchups).
  • In 55% of West Virginia’s games this season (11 of 20), the total points scored was higher than Saturday’s 146.5-point over/under.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 152.8 points per game, 6.3 points more than the total of 146.5 for this game.
  • These two teams give up a combined 139.5 points per game, 7.0 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • The Longhorns have seen a 142.9 average over/under in their games this season, 3.6 points fewer than the over/under in this contest.
  • Mountaineers games have a total points bet of 149.4 points this season, 2.9 points more than the over/under for this contest.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/9/2021 West Virginia West Virginia -1.5 140 -126 +104 Regular Season 72-70 TEXAS
2/24/2020 West Virginia Texas -5.5 127.5 -233 +185 Regular Season 67-57 TEXAS
1/20/2020 West Virginia West Virginia -9 130.5 -491 +352 Regular Season 97-59 WVU
2/9/2019 N/A West Virginia N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 75-53 TEXAS
1/5/2019 N/A Texas N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 61-54 TEXAS

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