College Basketball Betting Matchup: Kansas Jayhawks at West Virginia Mountaineers

College Basketball Betting Matchup: Kansas Jayhawks at West Virginia Mountaineers
Date: Tuesday – January 12 – 7 PM ET
Site: WVU Coliseum – Morgantown, WV
TV Coverage: ESPN2

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College Basketball Betting Matchup: Kansas Jayhawks at West Virginia Mountaineers
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Pointspread: Kansas -2 (-103) / West Virginia +2 (-107)
Total: 154 points (-105 either way)

The Kansas Jayhawks are the #1 team in college basketball betting, and they have earned it, by virtue of their 109-106 triple-overtime victory over Oklahoma last week. Now they are on a 13-game winning streak, and they take that into a place that is full of trap doors. Kansas has lost on its last two trips to the WVU Coliseum in Morgantown, WV, and they are up against formidable opposition in the West Virginia Mountaineers, who are ranked 10th by the coaches and 11th in the Associated Press poll. This game will begin at 7 PM ET and will be televised on ESPN2, with live in-game betting available for those who are BetAnySports customers. This is something you want to try, as it brings all the thrills of the action to you in real-time.

The last time Kansas visited Morgantown, it was February 16 of last year, and even though they held West Virginia to just 37.5% shooting, they could not keep the Mountaineers off the offensive glass, and that resulted in a 62-61 loss. Actually, the last time these two teams met was on March 3, and it was a bizarre game, as Kansas came back from an 18-point deficit to force overtime and win 76-69, despite going 0-15 from three-point range. In that game they might have had a little “home cooking,” as they went to the free-throw line 43 times. Don’t expect that on Tuesday night.

It was very exhausting for the Jayhawks last Monday, as they took part in a rare #1-#2 matchup with Big 12 foe Oklahoma, and had to go to three overtimes for that victory. What followed was a game in which they were understandably let down, as they tallied their lowest scoring total of the season in a 69-59 win over Texas Tech. Kansas regularly shoots 50% from the field, but they were only 42% in that game.

BetAnySports patrons should expect a sharper effort here, and there is no question at the Jayhawks will need it, because West Virginia will have them on their toes at all times. The Mountaineers not only feast on the glass, pulling down 17.3 offensive rebounds per game to rank second in the nation, they also force more turnovers than anyone (20.8 per game). They have scoring balance, with four players averaging in the double digits. And one of those players will be back in action after sitting out a Saturday victory over Oklahoma State with an ankle injury. Daxter Miles had 23 points in that wild game last March, and that was his career high.

Both of these teams play at a fast pace; Kansas averages 88.4 points per game, while West Virginia averages 86. Naturally, if Kansas is not careful with the ball, there is going to be a lot going back the other way. But Bob Huggins, the legendary West Virginia head coach, believes that his colleague, Bill Self, might have his best team ever at Kansas, and that is saying a lot.

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