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Bet on NCAABTwo ranked teams meet in the NCAA Tuesday night, as the No. 11 West Virginia Mountaineers take on the No. 25 Texas Longhorns. The game at the Frank Erwin Special Events Center is scheduled to tip off at 7:00 PM ET, and will be televised on ESPN and ESPN3. Currently, Texas is favored to win at home.
The Mountaineers are 20-5 SU and 14-8 ATS so far this season. They are 5-3 on the road, and 9 of their games have gone OVER the line, with 12 going UNDER, and 1 being a PUSH. They are coming off of a 73-42 win over TCU, where they won against the spread as -17 ½ point home favorites. The total went UNDER the 143 ½ point line set by sportsbook oddsmakers for that game.
The Longhorns are 16-9 SU and 12-12 ATS overall this year. They are 12-1 at home, and 10 of their games have gone OVER the line, with the other 14 all going UNDER. They are coming off of an 85-75 loss to Iowa State, where they failed to covered the spread as 4 point road underdogs. The total went OVER the 147 point line set by college basketball betting bookmakers in that one.
West Virginia is 5-1 ATS against Big 12 opponents, and 8-3 ATS on Tuesday night. They are 8-3 ATS overall lately, and 5-2 ATS coming off of a SU win. They are 7-3 ATS against teams with a winning record.
The total has gone OVER in all 4 of their recent games against teams with a winning record, and UNDER in 7 of their last 10 against the Big 12. The total has gone UNDER in 20 of their last 27 games on Tuesday, and OVER in 5 of their last 8 on the road. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of their last 7 games after a SU or spread win. The total has gone UNDER in 7 of their last 11 games overall.
Texas is 7-1 ATS overall recently, and 6-1 ATS against teams with a winning record. They are 6-1 ATS against teams from the Big 12, and 4-1 ATS at home lately. They are 1-3-1 ATS at home against teams with a winning record on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in all 4 of their games against teams with a winning record, and UNDER in 7 of their last 8 games overall. The total has gone UNDER in 6 of their last 7 against the Big 12, and UNDER in 4 of their last 5 on Tuesday. The total has gone UNDER in 6 of their last 8 at home, and OVER in 11 of their last 16 at home against teams with a winning record on the road.
Between these teams, West Virginia is 1-6 ATS lately. The home team is 4-1 ATS, while the favorite is 4-1 ATS in this series. The total has gone UNDER in all 4 of their recent matchups.
They last met on January 20, 2016, when Texas won 56-49, and covered the spread as 12 point road underdogs. The total went UNDER the 146 point line set by sports gambling professionals for that one.
For Tuesday night's game, gambling odds list the Longhorns as -2 point home favorites. The over/under is set at 137 ½ points. On the moneyline, the Longhorns are listed at -140, with the Mountaineers a +125.