West Virginia vs TCU: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 23, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 23, 2021

The No. 10 West Virginia Mountaineers (15-6) are  favorites as they attempt to continue a five-game road win streak when they visit the TCU Horned Frogs (11-9) on Tuesday, February 23 at Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena. The matchup airs at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN2. The point total is set at  for the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 23, 2021, 2:19 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

West Virginia Betting Information

  • The Mountaineers have played to an 11-10 record against the spread this season.
  • The Mountaineers are 3-5 against the spread this season when they are at least an 8-point favorite.
  • In 76.2% of its games this season (16/21), West Virginia and its opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • The Mountaineers knocked off Texas 84-82 in their last outing on Saturday. Miles McBride put up a team-high 17 points to lead the team to the victory. They covered the spread as 2.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to go over the 147 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 21 16.2 4.2 4.7 1.7 0.2 1.7
Derek Culver 21 15.0 10.1 1.1 0.8 0.9 0.0
Taz Sherman 20 12.7 1.9 1.2 0.6 0.1 1.7
Sean McNeil 21 11.8 1.9 0.7 0.4 0.0 2.3
Emmitt Matthews Jr. 21 7.8 4.0 1.0 0.6 0.3 0.6

TCU Betting Information

  • TCU has generally come up short ATS this season, with an 8-11 record.
  • The Horned Frogs only hold a 0-3 record against the spread this season when they enter a game as at least an 8-point underdog.
  • TCU and its opponents have regularly not covered the over/under this season, only reaching the over in 47.4% (9) of their 19 games played.
  • In their last game, the Horned Frogs got a team-high 14 points from RJ Nembhard in a 62-54 loss to Kansas State on Saturday. They were favored by 6.5 points and failed to covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 116 points to fall short of the 132 point total.

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

TCU Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
RJ Nembhard 18 16.8 4.7 3.9 1.1 0.2 1.7
Mike Miles 19 14.5 3.5 3.1 0.7 0.3 1.7
Kevin Samuel 20 9.1 8.5 0.8 1.2 2.0 0.0
Charles O’Bannon Jr. 19 6.7 4.1 0.4 0.7 0.5 0.9
PJ Fuller 19 5.7 1.9 1.3 0.7 0.3 0.7

Total Facts

  • In West Virginia’s matchups this season, the Mountaineers and their opponents have gone over Tuesday’s total of 146.5 points 12 times (57.1% of opportunities).
  • In 40% of TCU’s games this season (8 of 20), the total points scored was higher than Tuesday’s 146.5-point over/under.
  • The over/under for the matchup of 146.5 is 0.4 points more than the combined points per game averages for the Mountaineers (77.8 points per game) and the Horned Frogs (68.3 points per game).
  • These two teams surrender a combined 143.1 points per game, 3.4 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • This season, the average total for Mountaineers games is 150.2 points, 3.7 more than the over/under of 146.5 points for this contest.
  • Horned Frogs games have an over/under of 139 points this season, 7.5 points fewer than the total points bet for this game.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/22/2020 West Virginia TCU -5 127 -232 +183 Regular Season 67-60 TCU
1/14/2020 West Virginia West Virginia -7 125.5 -335 +260 Regular Season 81-49 WVU
2/26/2019 N/A West Virginia N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 104-96 WVU
1/15/2019 N/A TCU N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 98-67 TCU

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