Against the Spread Pick
The Texas Longhorns have won two games in a row at the expense of TCU and Kansas State. Although they are underdogs against the West Virginia Mountaineers on Monday, the ‘Horns should have a decent chance of extending the run to three. After all, Texas is far better at home (10-5) than on the road (4-5). Courtney Ramey (11.0 ppg) has scored 21, 15, and 26 points in the past three outings. The Mountaineers are 3-7 on the road compared to 13-1 at home. They have lost four of their past five outings and five in a row on the road. West Virginia is 1-4 ATS in its last five overall, 0-5 ATS in its last five on the road, 1-5 ATS in its last six against opponents with winning records, and 0-4 ATS in its last four on the road against opponents with winning home records. The Longhorns are 4-1 ATS in their last five following a win and 4-1 ATS in their last five at home against opponents with losing road records. Go with TEXAS.
Over Under Pick
Ramey is rolling for the Longhorns, who have scored 70 points in each of the past two games. They also gave up 80 in their most recent loss and surrendered 97 in the previous matchup with West Virginia on Jan. 20. Andrew Jones (10.9 ppg) has exceeded his season average in each of the past two contests (21 and 12). Four different Mountaineers players are averaging at least 9.0 ppg. Lean toward the OVER.