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West Virginia at Kansas 1/15/22 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

Kansas Jayhawks vs West Virginia Mountaineers Odds & Info

Game Kansas Jayhawks vs West Virginia Mountaineers
Date & Time Saturday January 15, 2022, 2:00 PM (EST)
Location
Allen Fieldhouse Lawrence, KS
Latest odds
KU -12 ; O/U 146
TV Channel
CBS

The West Virginia Mountaineers visit Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas on Saturday for a Big 12 clash against the No. 9 ranked Kansas Jayhawks. West Virginia improved to 13-2 overall and 2-1 in the Big 12 following its 70-60 victory over the Oklahoma State Cowboys on Tuesday. Jalen Bridges was the leading scorer for West Virginia with 22 points while Gabe Osabuohien scored 12 points for the Mountaineers.

Taz Sherman is the leader in scoring and assists for West Virginia with averages of 19.9 points and 2.8 assists per game, while Gabe Osabuohien is the leading rebounder with an average of 5.6 rebounds per game. West Virginia has two players averaging double-figures in scoring and as a team is scoring an average of 69.7 points per game, while shooting 44.0% overall and 32.0% from 3-point territory.

Kansas improved to 13-2 overall and 2-1 in the Big 12 following its 62-61 victory over Iowa State on Tuesday. Dajuan Harris scored on a layup with only eight seconds remaining to give the Jayhawks the one-point victory. Kansas bounced back from its 75-67 loss to Texas Tech last weekend. The only other loss suffered by Kansas this season was to Dayton 74-74.

Ochai Agbaji is leading Kansas in scoring with an average of 20.6 points per game, while Christian Braun is the second leading scorer and leading rebounder with averages of 16.1 points and 6.2 rebounds per game. Dajuan Harris is the leader in assists with an average of 3.8 assists per game. Kansas is scoring an average of 81.7 points per game while shooting 50.1% overall and 36.9% from three-point territory.

Recent Betting Trends

  • West Virginia is 5-2 ATS in its last 7
  • The UNDER has cashed in 6 of the Mountaineers last 9
  • Kansas is 2-4 ATS in its last 6
  • The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Jayhawks last 5 versus a Big 12 opponent

Free NCAAB Pick:

West Virginia Mountaineers +12

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West Virginia has played very well this season as the Mountaineers are 13-2 straight up and a respectable 8-7 against the spread, Kansas is also 13-2 SU but The Jayhawks are 7-8 ATS. Kansas has failed to cover the number in four of its last six, while West Virginia has covered the nut in five of its last seven. West Virginia has an excellent defense that is allowing an average of only 61.3 points per game and is holding opponents to just 30.2% shooting from three-point territory. Final Score Prediction, West Virginia Mountaineers win and cover ATS 68-65.

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