West Virginia vs Texas: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 9, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 9, 2021

The No. 4 Texas Longhorns (9-1) are 1-point underdogs as they look to build on a five-game win streak when they visit the No. 14 West Virginia Mountaineers (9-3) on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at WVU Coliseum. The game airs at 1:00 PM ET on ESPN. The matchup has an over/under of 140.5.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 9, 2021, 2:15 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 are an even 6-6 against the spread this season.
  • When favored by at least 1 point, the Mountaineers are 5-4 against the spread this season.
  • 8 of 12 West Virginia games this season (66.7%) resulted in a total greater than the contest’s over/under.

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 12 15.3 3.5 4.2 1.8 0.3 1.4
Derek Culver 12 13.8 10.3 1.5 0.8 1.2 0.0
Taz Sherman 12 12.0 1.7 0.8 0.6 0.1 1.6
Sean McNeil 12 9.8 2.2 0.9 0.3 0.0 1.7
Oscar Tshiebwe 10 8.5 7.8 0.7 0.4 0.4 0.0
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Texas Betting Information

  • In their games this season, the Longhorns have come up with an even record of 5-5 ATS.
  • When they play as at least a 1-point underdog, the Longhorns often come up short with only a 3-4 record against the spread.
  • An even amount of Texas’ 10 games this season have reached the over/under.
  • The Longhorns defeated Iowa State 78-72 but didn’t cover the spread as 12.5-point favorites, while going over the 140 point total on Tuesday in their most recent contest. Andrew Jones put up a team-high 23 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
Matt Coleman III 10 13.7 3.3 4.6 1.4 0.1 1.6
Courtney Ramey 10 13.3 3.1 3.2 0.9 0.2 2.0
Andrew Jones 9 13.1 4.6 2.4 0.8 0.0 1.7
Greg Brown III 10 12.0 7.3 0.1 0.7 1.3 1.4
Kai Jones 10 8.9 5.1 0.7 0.8 0.5 0.7

Total Facts

  • West Virginia’s games this season have gone over the point total for Saturday’s matchup (140.5 points) in eight out of 12 opportunities (66.7% of matchups).
  • In Texas’ games this year, the competing teams combined for a higher point total than Saturday’s matchup total in six out of 10 matchups (60%).
  • The total for the matchup of 140.5 is 10.8 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Mountaineers (75.3 points per game) and the Longhorns (76 points per game).
  • The 132.6 points per game these two teams allow their opponents to score on average this season are 7.9 fewer than the 140.5 over/under in this contest.
  • The Mountaineers have seen a 144.8 average over/under in their games this season, 4.3 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • A difference of 1.4 points separates this game’s over/under (140.5 points) and the average total points bet in Longhorns games (139.1 points) this season.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
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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