Texas vs. West Virginia Prediction
After Texas pulled off the upset versus Texas Tech last night, can the Longhorns pull off another upset tonight when they take on West Virginia at 7:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Mountaineers are 12-point favorites to beat the Longhorns while the over/under currently sits at 138 points.
Texas knocked off Texas Tech in the first-round on Wednesday but enters play tonight with a 2-8 record over its last 10 games. The Longhorns are also just 2-7-1 against the spread during that same stretch and are 15-15 at the betting window on the season.
With its 24-7 record on the regular season, the Mountaineers earned a first-round bye in the Big 12 tournament. They enter play tonight having won seven of their last 10 games and are 5-4-1 against the spread during that stretch. They're 13-12 ATS on the season.
OUR PREDICTION: The Longhorns are 1-6-1 against the spread in their last eight games overall and are 1-5-1 against the number in their last seven games when they play a team with a winning record. The Mountaineers, meanwhile, are 3-1-1 against the spread in their last five games when taking on a team with a winning percentage below .400. The favorite is also 5-2-1 against the spread in the last eight meetings between these two teams.
BIG 12 TOURNAMENT PREDICTION: WEST VIRGINIA MOUNTAINEERS -12