West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Oklahoma State Cowboys: 3/6/2021 Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Betting Trends

Written by on March 6, 2021

The No. 6 West Virginia Mountaineers (18-7) host the No. 17 Oklahoma State Cowboys (17-7) as 7-point favorites after Jalen Bridges racked up 22 points in the Mountaineers 76-67 victory over TCU. The matchup airs on ESPN2 at 2:00 PM ET on Saturday, March 6, 2021. The matchup’s over/under is set at 148.

Betting Information

West Virginia vs Oklahoma State Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
West Virginia -7 -111 -110 148 -113 -108 -318 250

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Total Facts

  • In 13 of 25 games (52%) this season, the Mountaineers and their opponents have combined for this matchup’s over/under of 148 points.
  • Oklahoma State and its opponents have added up to score at least 148 points in 50% of their matchups this year (12 of 24 opportunities).
  • The Mountaineers and the Cowboys combine to average 5.7 more points per game than the total of 148 set for this game.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 4.4 less points per game (143.6) than this matchup’s over/under of 148 points.
  • The Mountaineers average point total in outings this year is 149.1, 1.1 points higher than the total in this game.
  • The average total for Cowboys games this year is 0.2 more points than the point total of 148 for this outing.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Mountaineers average 5.5 more points per game (77.5) than the Cowboys allow (72).
  • West Virginia is 13-4 overall and 10-0-1 against the spread when scoring more than 72 points.
  • Oklahoma State is 2-5 against the spread and 2-5 overall when allowing more than 77.5 points.
  • The Cowboys’ 76.2 points per game are just 4.6 more points than the 71.6 the Mountaineers allow to opponents.
  • Oklahoma State is 13-4 overall and 11-0 against the spread in games it scores more than 71.6 points.
  • West Virginia has an ATS record of 5-3-1 and a 4-5 record overall when its opponents score more than 76.2 points.
  • The Mountaineers have put up a total of 148 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 5.9 per game), and the Cowboys have out-scored opponents by 103 points on the season (4.2 more per game).

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West Virginia Betting Information

  • West Virginia has been solid against the spread, going 13-11-1 on the season.
  • The Mountaineers have posted a losing record of 5-6 against the spread when the spread is -7 or bigger.
  • In 17 of 25 (68%) contests this season, West Virginia and its opponents have hit the total.

Oklahoma State Betting Information

  • Oklahoma State has a 14-9-1 record against the spread, covering in 58.3% of their contests.
  • When they are at least 7-point underdogs, the Cowboys have not fared well, going 3-4 against the spread.
  • The Cowboys and their opponents have hit the over in more than half of their matchups this year — 15 of 24 (62.5%).

Head to Head

West Virginia vs Oklahoma State (Last 5 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/4/2021 West Virginia -1.5 143.5 -125 +103 Regular Season 87-84 WVU
2/18/2020 West Virginia -10.5 135.5 -659 +453 Regular Season 65-47 WVU
1/6/2020 Oklahoma State -1 137 -117 -105 Regular Season 55-41 WVU
3/9/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 85-77 OKST
1/12/2019 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 85-77 OKST

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West Virginia Leaders

  • The leader in points and assists for the Mountaineers is Miles McBride, who scores 15.4 points and distributes 4.7 assists per game.
  • Derek Culver leads the Mountaineers in rebounding, pulling down 10.0 boards per game while also scoring 14.8 points a contest.
  • Sean McNeil’s 2.3 threes per game leads the Mountaineers.
  • McBride is West Virginia’s leader in steals, averaging 1.7 steals per game, while Culver leads them in blocks with 0.8 per contest.

Oklahoma State Leaders

  • Isaac Likekele racks up 6.9 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game, placing him atop the Cowboys’ rebound and assists leaderboards.
  • Cade Cunningham scores 19.8 points per game, putting him at the top of the Oklahoma State scoring leaderboard. He also grabs 6.3 rebounds and tacks on 3.5 assists per game.
  • Cunningham leads the Cowboys in three-point shooting with an average of 2.0 made threes per game.
  • Oklahoma State’s leader in steals is Cunningham (1.4 per game), and its leader in blocks is Kalib Boone (1.3 per game).
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