WVU a strong bet to cover vs. KU?

West Virginia vs. Kansas: Why the Mountaineers are a strong bet to cover

Tonight on ESPN2 a pair of top 10 teams from the Big 12 will clash at 7:00PM ET when No. 10 West Virginia visits No. 6 Kansas.

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According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Jayhawks are 7-point home favorites versus the Mountaineers while the over/under currently sits at 151.5 points. WVU enters play with a 19-4 record and is a profitable 13-7 at the betting window this season, while Kansas is 19-4 overall and 13-8 against the spread.

The Mountaineers have been a strong play for bettors in Big 12 play, covering in all four of their last four conference games. They're also 4-1 ATS in their last five games overall and 5-1 against the number in their last six games coming off a win.

While the home team has covered in six of the last seven meetings between these two teams, West Virginia is a perfect 4-0 against the number in its last four games versus Kansas, which is just 2-5 ATS in its last seven Big 12 contests.

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