West Virginia vs. Kansas State - 1/26/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Kansas State Wildcats (12-7) at West Virginia Mountaineers (16-3)
College Basketball: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 7:00 pm (WVU Colliseum)
The Line: West Virginia Mountaineers -10.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Kansas State Wildcats and West Virginia Mountaineers meet Tuesday at the WVU Coliseum.
The Kansas State Wildcats need a victory after losing five of their last seven games. The Kansas State Wildcats are averaging 73.6 points on 43.3 percent shooting and allowing 66.8 points on 41.8 percent shooting. Wesley Iwundu is averaging 12.6 points and 2.9 assists while Justin Edwards is averaging 12.1 points and 5.6 rebounds. Dean Wade is grabbing 5.9 rebounds and Kamau Stokes is dishing 2.8 assists. The Kansas State Wildcats are shooting 30.5 percent from beyond the arc and 68.6 percent from the free throw line. The Wildcats are allowing 28.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37 rebounds per game. The Kansas State Wildcats have lost 11 of their last 12 road games.
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The West Virginia Mountaineers look to build on their impressive 16-3 record. The West Virginia Mountaineers are averaging 82.2 points on 46.2 percent shooting and allowing 64 points on 41.3 percent shooting. Jaysean Paige is averaging 13.6 points and 1.2 assists while Devin Williams is averaging 13.5 points and 8.5 rebounds. Jevon Carter is dishing 3.2 assists and Jonathan Holton is grabbing 7.3 rebounds. The West Virginia Mountaineers are shooting 30.8 percent from beyond the arc and 65.4 percent from the free throw line. The Mountaineers are allowing 28 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 41 rebounds per game. The West Virginia Mountaineers have won 12 of their last 13 home games.
The Wildcats are 5-0-1 ATS in their last 6 road games and 12-3-1 ATS in their last 16 games overall. The Mountaineers are 10-3 ATS in their last 13 home games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The underdog is 5-2-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
Five of Kansas State's six losses have been decided by 10 or less losses, which includes a double overtime matchup against this West Virginia team. The Wildcats are a scrappy team that plays hard. Take the points.