The No. 23 Kansas Jayhawks (12-6) are slight underdogs (by 2.5 points) to break a four-game road losing streak when they visit the No. 17 West Virginia Mountaineers (12-5) on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 2:00 PM ET. The over/under in the matchup is 141.5.
|Favorite||Spread||Favorite Spread Odds||Underdog Spread Odds||Total||Over Total Odds||Under Total Odds||Favorite Moneyline||Underdog Moneyline|
|West Virginia (-2.5)||Over (141.5)||West Virginia 73 Kansas 70|
- In 70.6% of their games this year (12 of 17 chances), the Mountaineers and their opponents have scored more than this matchup’s point total of 141.5 points.
- Kansas and its opponents have added up to score more than 141.5 points in 61.1% of their games this year (11 of 18 opportunities).
- The Mountaineers and the Jayhawks combine to average 7.8 more points per game than the over/under of 141.5 set for this game.
- The Mountaineers and the Jayhawks have seen their opponents average a combined 3.8 fewer points per game than the point total of 141.5 set in this game.
- The average over/under the Mountaineers have had set in matchups this year is 4.6 more points than this outing’s point total.
- The average point total for the Jayhawks this year is 0.7 points less than this game’s over/under.
Scoring Betting Tips
- The 75.7 points per game the Mountaineers score are 8.4 more points than the Jayhawks allow (67.3).
- West Virginia is 11-4 overall and 8-0 against the spread when scoring more than 67.3 points.
- Kansas has a 1-3 record against the spread and a 0-4 record overall when giving up more than 75.7 points.
- The Jayhawks’ 73.6 points per game are only 3.2 more points than the 70.4 the Mountaineers allow.
- Kansas is 7-1 overall and 5-0 against the spread in games it scores more than 70.4 points.
- West Virginia has a 2-4 record overall and an ATS record of 3-3 in games when its opponents put up more than 73.6 points.
- The Mountaineers have put up a total of 90 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 5.3 per game), and the Jayhawks have out-scored opponents by 113 points on the season (6.3 more per game).
West Virginia Betting Information
- The Mountaineers have struggled a bit against the spread this year, posting an 8-9 record.
- The Mountaineers have struggled to cover, going just 5-6 ATS when favored by at least 2.5 points.
- West Virginia has been reliable for the over this season, combining with opponents to reach the total in 11 of 17 games for a 64.7% rate.
Kansas Betting Information
- Kansas has covered the spread in fewer than half of its contests, going 7-10 ATS.
- When they play as at least 2.5-point underdogs, the Jayhawks have a record ATS of 4-7.
- In 8 out Kansas’ 17 games this season, (47.1%) the teams have combined to hit the over.
Head to Head
|Date||Favorite||Spread||Total||Favorite Moneyline||Underdog Moneyline||Game Type||Result|
|12/22/2020||Kansas||-2||138||-134||+112||Regular Season||79-65 KANSAS|
|2/12/2020||West Virginia||-1.5||134.5||-127||+104||Regular Season||58-49 KANSAS|
|1/4/2020||Kansas||-10||140.5||-590||+420||Regular Season||60-53 KANSAS|
|2/16/2019||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||Regular Season||78-53 KANSAS|
|1/19/2019||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||Regular Season||65-64 WVU|
West Virginia Leaders
- Miles McBride leads the Mountaineers in points and assists per game, scoring 15.1 points and distributing 4.4 assists.
- Derek Culver is the Mountaineers best rebounder, pulling down an average of 10.4 boards in each contest while scoring 14.0 points per game.
- Sean McNeil leads the Mountaineers in three-point shooting, knocking down an average of 2.0 shots per game from beyond the arc.
- McBride and Culver lead the Mountaineers on the defensive end, with McBride leading the team in steals averaging 1.8 per game and Culver in blocks averaging 1.0 per contest.
- Ochai Agbaji is at the top of the Jayhawks scoring leaderboard with 14.1 points per game. He also pulls down 4.0 rebounds and racks up 2.2 assists per game.
- Jalen Wilson is atop the Jayhawks rebounding leaderboard with 7.0 rebounds per game, and Marcus Garrett paces the team in assists with 3.7 per outing.
- Agbaji contributes the most three-point shooting production for the Jayhawks. He makes 2.6 threes per game.
- Garrett (1.4 steals per game) is the steal leader for Kansas while David McCormack (1.0 block per game) is the block leader.
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