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West Virginia Mountaineers at No. 16 Texas Tech Red Raiders (ESPN, 9:00 p.m. ET)

Betting Matchup

West Virginia doubled its Big 12 victories this season with Saturday’s 79-71 upset against Oklahoma as a 2 -point home underdog. Its only other SU victory in conference play came against Kansas at home on Jan. 19 against seven losses.

Freshman guard Brandon Knapper came of the bench to score 25 points in Saturday’s win. The Mountaineers are 5-4 ATS in the Big 12 and they did manage to cover as 4 -point home underdogs in a 62-59 loss to Texas Tech on Jan. 2.

The Red Raiders fell to 5-4 SU in conference play with Saturday’s 79-63 road loss to Kansas as 4 -point underdogs. This was their fourth loss in their last six games SU while going a costly 1-5 ATS. Texas Tech (17-5 SU) is 12-1 at home this season with a 4-8-1 record ATS.

The total has stayed UNDER in 14 of its 22 games played overall. Sophomore guard Jarrett Culver is averaging 18.1 points, 6.8 rebounds and 3.8 assists a game. However, he was held to 10 points with six rebounds and one assist against Kansas.

Betting Trends

-- The Mountaineers are 2-5 ATS in their last seven road games with the total going OVER in five of the seven road games.

-- The Red Raiders have a 5-15-1 record ATS in their last 21 games following a SU loss. The total has stayed UNDER in nine of their last 13 games at home.

-- The road team is 11-5 ATS in the last 16 meetings and the total has gone OVER in five of the last seven meetings at Texas Tech.
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