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West Virginia vs Navy 12/7/22 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds

Navy Midshipmen (5-3) vs. West Virginia Mountaineers (6-2)
December 7, 2022 7:00 pm EDT
The Line: West Virginia Mountaineers -18 / Navy Midshipmen +18; Over/Under: +136.5
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The Navy Midshipmen and West Virginia Mountaineers meet Wednesday in college basketball action at the WVU Coliseum. The Navy Midshipmen look for their sixth win. The West Virginia Mountaineers look for their seventh win.

The Navy Midshipmen are averaging 74.8 points on 48.3 percent shooting and allowing 70.5 points on 44 percent shooting. Tyler Nelson is averaging 15.4 points and 5.9 rebounds, while Daniel Deaver is averaging 10.3 points and 4 assists. Austin Inge is the third double-digit scorer and Sean Yoder is grabbing 5 rebounds. The Navy Midshipmen are shooting 41 percent from beyond the arc and 66.8 percent from the free throw line. The Navy Midshipmen are allowing 34.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.9 rebounds per game.

The West Virginia Mountaineers are averaging 79.9 points on 48.9 percent shooting and allowing 64.9 points on 40.6 percent shooting. Erik Stevenson is averaging 14.4 points and 2.5 rebounds, while Tre Mitchell is averaging 12.1 points and 4.1 rebounds. Joe Toussaint is the third double-digit scorer and Emmitt Matthews Jr. is grabbing 3.1 rebounds. The West Virginia Mountaineers are shooting 37.4 percent from beyond the arc and 72.9 percent from the free throw line. The West Virginia Mountaineers are allowing 30.9 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 30.8 rebounds per game.

The Midshipmen are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games. The Mountaineers are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Wednesday games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games. The over is 11-1 in Midshipmen last 12 overall. The over is 20-6 in Mountaineers last 26 overall.

The Navy Midshipmen haven’t had the toughest schedule in the world up to this point, so the jury is still out on their full ability. We know what to expect from the West Virginia Mountaineers, and they win by an average of 23.3 points at home and 22.6 points in the favorite role. Navy doesn’t face these sorts of teams often. I’ll lay the big number.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: West Virginia Mountaineers -18

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