West Virginia Vs Texas: NCAA Basketball Betting Lines, Odds And Trends – January 21, 2023

Written By Staff on January 20, 2023

The West Virginia Mountaineers (11-7, 1-5 Big 12) are at home in Big 12 action against the No. 7 Texas Longhorns (15-3, 4-2 Big 12) on Saturday, January 21, 2023 at 6:00 PM ET. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Mountaineers’ (-114 to win on the moneyline) game with the Longhorns (-107).

The betting trends in what follows reference odds valid as of January 21, 2023 at 5:38 PM ET.

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West Virginia vs Texas Betting Odds

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West Virginia Offense Vs. Texas Defense

West Virginia Offense Stats (Rank) Texas Defense
77.9 (49) Points/Gm 66.7 (107)
7.5 (293) Possessions/Game 11.6 (231)
47.0 (56) Field Goal % 41.9 (94)
35.3 (112) 3PT % 33.0 (153)
52.9 (94) Effective FG % 47.9 (100)
56.8 (78) True Shooting % 52.1 (86)

Texas Offense Vs. West Virginia Defense

Texas Offense Stats (Rank) West Virginia Defense
80.7 (25) Points/Gm 69.2 (178)
11.6 (131) Possessions/Game 7.5 (69)
48.5 (24) Field Goal % 43.8 (191)
32.9 (249) 3PT % 33.7 (184)
54.4 (42) Effective FG % 49.8 (174)
58.8 (25) True Shooting % 54.8 (179)

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West Virginia Betting Insights

  • West Virginia has put together a 9-9-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • The Mountaineers have been favored by 0.5 points or more 11 times this season, and covered the spread in seven of those games.
  • West Virginia and its opponents have combined to go over the point total 12 out of 18 times this season.
  • In 10 games this season, the Mountaineers and their opponents have gone over 146.5 combined points.
  • West Virginia has an average total of 147.1 in its contests this year, 0.6 more points than this matchup’s over/under.

Texas Betting Insights

  • Texas has covered six times in 18 chances against the spread this year.
  • The Longhorns have not covered the spread when an underdog by 0.5 points or more this year (in one opportunity).
  • Texas’ games have gone over the point total 11 out of 18 times this year.
  • The Longhorns have combined with their opponents to score more than 146.5 points in seven of 18 games this season.
  • Texas’ matchups this season have a 147.3-point average over/under, 0.8 more points than this game’s total.

West Virginia Key Players

  • The Mountaineers scoring leader is Tre Mitchell, who averages 13.2 points per game.
  • Jimmy Bell JR. paces West Virginia with 6.1 rebounds a game and Kedrian Johnson leads the squad with 3.3 assists per contest.
  • Erik Stevenson is the top three-point shooter for the Mountaineers, knocking down 1.8 per game.
  • West Virginia’s blocks leader is Mohamed Wague, who records 0.6 per game. Johnson leads the team averaging 1.6 steals a game.

Texas Key Players

  • Marcus Carr’s strong showing this season give him the top spot on the Longhorns scoring and assists leaderboards with 17.1 points per game and 4.2 assists per game.
  • Timmy Allen collects all of the boards and is the Texas leader in rebounds, pulling down 5.5 per game.
  • Carr is tops from three-point range for the Longhorns, hitting 2.6 treys per game.
  • Carr tops Texas in steals with 1.6 per game, and Dylan Disu leads the squad in blocks with 1.6 per game.
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