WVU vs TCU Odds & Betting Advice

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WVU vs TCU Odds & Betting Advice

West Virginia will have a favorable matchup this weekend as they visit the struggling TCU Horned Frogs. The NCAA basketball odds favor WVU by 4.5-points. Tip-off is this Saturday, February 25th at 2:00 PM ET on ESPN from the Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena in Fort Worth, Texas.

WVU beat TCU 82-70 on January 7th in Morgantown, W.Va. Junior guard, Daxter Miles Jr., scored 22 points in the win after going 9-19 from the field. A total of four Mountaineers scored double-digits that night.

West Virginia Mountaineers Vs TCU Horned Frogs Odds & Betting Advice

What: No.12 West Virginia Mountaineers (22-6) at TCU Horned Frogs (17-11)
When: Saturday, February 25, 2017
Start Time: 2:00 PM ET  
Where: Fort Worth, Texas
Stadium: Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena
Spread: WVU -4.5
Watch: ESPN
Stream: Watch ESPN
Listen: West Virginia vs TCU

Why Bet The West Virginia Mountaineers To Beat The Horned Frogs

West Virginia has won four of their last five games, including a 77-62 win over Texas on Monday. They are 22-6 SU and 17-10 ATS this season. They average 85.3 points per game (11th) and allow 66.6 points per game (52nd).

The Mountaineers shoot 47.0% from the field (53rd) and 36.6% from beyond the arc (110th). Junior guard Jevon Carter (11.5 PPG & 4.2 RPG) scored 24 points, shoot 9-17 from the field against the Longhorns. He added ten rebounds. Freshman forward Lamont West (6.4 RPG & 2.0 RPG) also had a big night with 23 points. West Virginia clinched a bye in the Big-12 Tournament with that win.

West Virginia averages 37.4 rebounds per game (97th), 17.2 assists (14th) and 11.0 steals per game. The Mountaineers have a +18.71 point differential this season. Senior forward Nathan Adrian averages 6.1 rebounds per game and Jevon Carter is tops 2.8 steals per game.

Why Bet The TCU Horned Frogs To Beat The Mountaineers

The Horned Frogs have lost four games in a row. They were handily beaten 87-68 by the Kansas Jayhawks on Wednesday. They are 17-11 SU and 9-16 ATS this season. They average 74.3 points per game (159th) and allow 69.7 points per game (111th).

TCU shoots 46.2% from the field (87th) and 34.2% from three-point land (219th). Sophomore guard Alex Robinson (11.3 PPG & 5.5 APG) scored 15 points in the last game against Kansas.

"They seemed to get every loose ball, deflection, rebound in the second half," TCU coach Jamie Dixon said, "and that’s where it got away from us."

The Horned Frogs average 35.8 rebounds (183rd), 16.5 assists (Tied-23rd) and 6.61 steals per game. They have a +4.58 point differential this season. Junior guard Kenrich Williams averages 9.0 rebounds per game and Alex Robinson is tops 1.6 steals.

TCU remains 0-6 when allowing more than 80 points. They’re next-to-last in the Big 12 in field-goal defense, allowing opponents to shoot 44.5%.

If You Still Can’t Decide Who To Bet On:

  • West Virginia has won the last ten games against TCU
  • West Virginia is 7-3 ATS in the last ten games against TCU
  • Seven of the ten games in the series have won OVER the total

WVU vs TCU ATS Pick

The Mountaineers and Frogs both joined the Big 12 in the 2012-13 academic year. West Virginia has won all 10 head-to-head meetings since. I am betting that streak to continue.

West Virginia to win and cover.

Sources:

http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/game?gameId=400916254
http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/277/west-virginia-mountaineers
http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/2628/tcu-horned-frogs