West Virginia vs. Kansas Prediction

West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Kansas Jayhawks, 2/16/19 Predictions & Odds

The Kansas Jayhawks have had issues on the road this year, but they remain unbeaten on their home court. That said, will they suffer a letdown versus the visiting West Virginia Mountaineers, or will they roll to their 20th victory of the season?

Game Snapshot

679 West Virginia at 680 Kansas Jayhawks

4:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, February 16, 2019

Allen Fieldhouse, Lawrence, Kansas

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Public Betting Trends

According to oddsmakers from online sportsbook BetNow.eu, Kansas is a 14-point favorites to beat West Virginia. The total, meanwhile, sits at 146.5 points and as of this writing, 59% of the public betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on Kansas to cover the point spread.

West Virginia Mountaineers Quotable

"It's embarrassing," Bob Huggins told the Morgantown Dominion Post. "I'm embarrassed. I'm not sure our guys are, but I was embarrassed."

Kansas Jayhawks Quotable

"That was a game in which we played really well for the most part, then we screwed up," Kansas coach Bill Self said. "Somehow or another, we were able to pull it back. We were fortunate that it went overtime after we screwed it up, and then we played really well in OT."

NCAA College Basketball Betting Trends

West Virginia

The Mountaineers are 0-4 against the spread in their last four road games versus a team with a home winning percentage of greater than .600.

Kansas

The Jayhawks are just 1-4 at the betting window in their last five games following a win.

Prediction

West Virginia is flat bad this season and while Kansas has been inconsistent for much of the year, the Jayhawks should roll today. The home team has covered the spread in 12 of the previous 15 meetings in this series while the Mountaineers are just 1-4 against the spread in their last five trips to Lawrence. WVU is also 1-5 against the number in its last six games overall, is 1-4 against the spread in its last five conference games and winless at the betting window in its last four road games.

Saturday NCAA College Basketball Prediction: Kansas Jayhawks -14

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