The West Virginia Mountaineers and the Kansas State Wildcats are set to square off in a 2022 Big 12 Tournament matchup at 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday at the T-Mobile Center in Kansas City. The ninth-seeded Mountaineers are 15-16 overall, while the eighth-seeded Wildcats are 14-16. The winner will go on to take on No. 1 seed Kansas on Thursday.
West Virginia has won two of the last three head-to-head matchups but Kansas State has covered the spread in two of those three games. The Wildcats are favored by two points in the latest Kansas State vs. West Virginia odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over-under is set at 137.5. Before entering any West Virginia vs. Kansas State picks, you’ll want to see the college basketball predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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Now, the model has set its sights on Kansas State vs. West Virginia. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several college basketball odds for Kansas State vs. West Virginia:
- Kansas State vs. West Virginia spread: Kansas State -2
- Kansas State vs. West Virginia over-under: 137.5 points
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What you need to know about Kansas State
Kansas State came up short against the Oklahoma Sooners this past Saturday, falling 78-71. Kansas State’s defeat came about despite a quality game from guard Mike McGuirl, who had 21 points and five assists. Mark Smith also had a big night with 22 points and nine rebounds in the loss.
However, Kansas State was absolutely hammered on the boards, getting outrebounded 37-21. And the Wildcats defense struggled to get the Sooners off their spots, as Oklahoma shot 52.8 percent from the floor and 11-for-25 from the 3-point line. Kansas State has now lost five games in a row entering the 2022 Big 12 Tournament.
What you need to know about West Virginia
Meanwhile, the TCU Horned Frogs typically have all the answers at home, but this past Saturday the Mountaineers proved too difficult a challenge. West Virginia secured a 70-64 victory over TCU. The Mountaineers got double-digit scoring from four players: guard Taz Sherman (25), guard Sean McNeil (10), forward Jalen Bridges (10), and guard Malik Curry (10).
After primarily coming off the bench during his first two seasons in Morgantown, Sherman established himself as one of the top scoring guards in the Big 12 this season. He averaged 18.3 points per game and had 11 games with 20 points or more on the season, including a 23-point performance in a loss to Kansas State on Feb. 14.
How to make West Virginia vs. Kansas State picks
The model has simulated Kansas State vs. West Virginia 10,000 times and the results are in. We can tell you that the model is leaning under, and it’s also generated a point-spread pick that is hitting in well over 50 percent of simulations. You can only see the pick at SportsLine.
So who wins Kansas State vs. West Virginia? And which side of the spread hits well over 50 percent of the time? Visit SportsLine now to find out, all from the model that has crushed its college basketball picks.