Oklahoma State at West Virginia: 3/11/21 College Basketball Picks and Predictions
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West Virginia Mountaineers (18-8) vs Oklahoma State Cowboys (18-7)
Game Info: Thursday, March 11, 2021 at 11:30 am (T-Mobile Center)
Betting Odds: West Virginia Mountaineers -2.5 -- Over/Under: 152 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Oklahoma State Cowboys and West Virginia Mountaineers face off on Thursday in a college basketball showdown at the Sprint Center.
These two teams faced off just a few games ago and Oklahoma State was able to come away with an 85-80 victory.
Oklahoma State on the season sits with an 18-7 record overall and coming into this game they have won six of their last seven games. Oklahoma State on the season is averaging 76.7 points per game while their defense is giving up 72.3 points per game. Oklahoma State is shooting 46.6 percent from the field and 33.8 percent from behind the three point line. Star player Cade Cunningham is dealing with an ankle injury, but it’s still expected that he is going to be able to go in this game. Cunningham on the season is averaging 19.7 points while shooting 45.5 percent from the field.
On the other side of this matchup is the West Virginia Mountaineers who sit with an 18-8 record overall but at times they have been a bit inconsistent, and they need to have better defense in this game. West Virginia is currently averaging 77.6 points per game while their defense is giving up 72.1 points per game. West Virginia is shooting 42.8 percent from the field and 35.9 percent from behind the three point line. Guard Miles McBride has been the best player for West Virginia averaging 15.3 points while shooting 42 percent from the field.
The under is 5-2-1 in Oklahoma State’s last eight games played on Thursday. The over is 15-5-1 in West Virginia’s last 21 games against the Big 12.The over is 6-2 in the last eight meetings played between the two teams. Oklahoma State is 5-11 against the spread in their last 16 meetings against West Virginia.
There was no defense when these two teams last played and that will be the case again in this one. Look for a high scoring game that goes well over the total. Back the over to cash.