West Virginia vs. Kansas State - 2/11/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Kansas State Wildcats (12-12) at West Virginia Mountaineers (18-5)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 7:00 pm (WVU Colliseum)
The Line: West Virginia Mountaineers -10 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Kansas State Wildcats and West Virginia Mountaineers meet Wednesday at the WVU Coliseum.
The Kansas State Wildcats look to get back on track after losing five of their last six games. On the season, KSU is averaging 63.9 points on 44.2 percent shooting and is allowing 63 points on 44.4 percent shooting. Thomas Gipson is averaging 11.2 points and 4.7 rebounds while Nino Williams is averaging 11 points and five rebounds. Jevon Thomas is dishing 3.5 assists and Justin Edwards is grabbing 3.5 rebounds. The Kansas State Wildcats have six players averaging at least 5.1 points, and they’re shooting 67.7 percent from the line and 36.1 percent from deep. Defensively, KSU is allowing 33.6 percent shooting from deep and has given up 65 or less points in four of its last five games. Marcus Foster is expected to miss this game due to suspension.
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The West Virginia Mountaineers look to get back on track after splitting their last eight games. On the season, WVU is averaging 75.6 points on 41.2 percent shooting and is allowing 65 points on 45.4 percent shooting. Juwan Staten is averaging 14.4 points and 4.4 assists while Devin Williams is averaging 11.7 points and 8.3 rebounds. Jonathan Holton is grabbing 6.1 rebounds and Jevon Carter is shooting 38.7 percent from the field. The West Virginia Mountaineers have seven players averaging at least 6.1 points, and they’re shooting 65.7 percent from the line and 29.4 percent from beyond the arc. Defensively, WVU is allowing 35.4 percent shooting from deep and has given up 71 or more points in four of its last six games.
The Wildcats are 2-5-1 ATS in their last 8 games following a S.U. loss and 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Mountaineers are 7-17 ATS in their last 24 games following a S.U. loss and 2-8 ATS in their last 10 Wednesday games. The Wildcats are 1-4-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
Kansas State is a subpar team even with Foster on the court. Take the Wildcats best player and leading scorer away, and they're a bad basketball team. Look for West Virginia to win in a blowout.