West Virginia vs Syracuse: March Madness Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 21, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 20, 2021

Buddy Boeheim leads the Syracuse Orange (16-9) into a matchup with the No. 13 West Virginia Mountaineers (18-9) after putting up 30 points in a 78-62 win over San Diego State. The Orange are underdogs in the matchup on Sunday, March 21, 2021, which tips off at 5:15 PM ET on CBS. The matchup has a point total of .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 20, 2021, 2:10 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

West Virginia Betting Information

  • West Virginia is an even 14-14 against the spread this season.
  • When favored by at least 3.5 points, the Mountaineers are 8-10 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • In 71.4% of its games this season (20/28), West Virginia and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • The Mountaineers defeated Morehead State 84-67 and covered the spread as 13-point favorites, while hitting the over on the 136 point total in their last outing on Friday. Miles McBride totaled a team-high 30 points in the victory.

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

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West Virginia Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Miles McBride 28 16.0 3.9 4.8 1.9 0.3 1.5
Derek Culver 28 14.5 9.7 1.1 0.8 0.8 0.0
Taz Sherman 27 13.4 1.8 1.4 0.9 0.1 1.7
Sean McNeil 28 11.9 2.1 0.8 0.5 0.0 2.2
Emmitt Matthews Jr. 28 7.5 3.9 1.0 0.6 0.4 0.5

Syracuse Betting Information

  • Syracuse holds a losing record ATS this season, covering 11 times and failing to cover 12 times.
  • For the 11th time this season, the Orange are at least a 3.5-point underdog, where they have a record of 3-7 against the spread.
  • 10 of the Orange 23 games (43.5%) this season have failed to hit the over on the point total.
  • The Orange beat San Diego State 78-62 and covered the spread as 3-point underdogs, while going over the 138.5 point total on Friday in their most recent game. Boeheim put up a team-high 30 points to lead them to the victory.

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

Syracuse Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Buddy Boeheim 23 17.8 2.5 2.7 1.2 0.0 3.0
Quincy Guerrier 26 14.0 8.5 0.8 0.8 1.0 0.8
Alan Griffin 26 14.0 6.2 1.9 1.3 1.7 2.1
Marek Dolezaj 26 10.0 5.3 3.2 1.2 0.8 0.0
Joseph Girard III 26 9.6 2.9 3.6 1.5 0.1 1.7

Total Facts

  • West Virginia’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Sunday’s matchup total (147 points) in 53.6% of opportunities (15 out of 28 matchups).
  • In Syracuse’s games this season, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Sunday’s matchup over/under in 10 out of 26 matchups (38.5%).
  • The over/under for the game of 147 is 6.4 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Mountaineers (77.5 points per game) and the Orange (75.9 points per game).
  • The 142.3 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 4.7 fewer than the 147 total in this contest.
  • This season, the average total for Mountaineers games is 149.5 points, 2.5 more than the over/under of 147 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 0.7 points separates this contest’s over/under (147 points) and the average total points bet in Orange games (146.3 points) this season.

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