June 14, 2024
Oklahoma State vs. West Virginia prediction, odds: 2023 college basketball picks, Feb. 20 bets by proven model

A Big 12 contest features the Oklahoma State Cowboys (16-11) going on the road to play the West Virginia Mountaineers (15-12) on Monday night. These teams are fighting to climb the conference standings and boost their NCAA Tournament chances. The Cowboys are sixth in the Big 12, meanwhile, the Mountaineers are in the eighth spot. Oklahoma State beat WVU 67-60 on Jan. 2 and covered the 3.5-point spread in that one. 

Tipoff from WVU Coliseum in Morgantown is set for 7 p.m. ET. The Mountaineers are 5.5-point favorites in the latest Oklahoma State vs. West Virginia odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over/under for total points scored is 144.5. Before locking in any West Virginia vs. Oklahoma State picks, be sure to see the college basketball predictions and betting advice from SportsLine’s proven computer model.  

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. The model enters Week 16 of the season 71-42 on all-top rated college basketball picks this season, returning more than $1,700 for $100 players. Anybody who has followed it has seen huge returns. 

Now, the model has set its sights on Oklahoma State vs. WVU, and just locked in its picks and CBB predictions. You can visit SportsLine now to see the model’s picks. Here are the college basketball odds and betting lines for WVU vs. Oklahoma State:

  • Oklahoma State vs. West Virginia spread: Mountaineers -5.5
  • Oklahoma State vs. West Virginia over/under: 144.5 points  
  • Oklahoma State vs. West Virginia money line: Mountaineers -225, Cowboys +185
  • OKST: Cowboys are 6-1 ATS in their last seven games after allowing more than 90 points in their previous game 
  • WVU: Over is 4-0 in Mountaineers’ last four home games 
  • Oklahoma State vs. West Virginia picks: See picks at SportsLine

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Why West Virginia can cover

Senior guard Kedrian Johnson is assertive on the offensive end. Johnson is relentlessly attacking the paint and finishes through contact regularly. The Texas native averages 10.5 points and 3.3 assists per contest. He’s dropped at least 20 points in two of his last four outings. In his last game, Johnson logged 20 points, two rebounds and four assists.

Senior forward Emmitt Matthews Jr. knows how to create space and get his own shot. Matthews Jr. has a high release on his jumper, making it difficult for opponents to block his shots. The Washington native averages 9.8 points and 3.8 rebounds per contest. He’s notched double-digit points in three of his last four games. On Feb. 13, Matthews Jr. finished with 17 points, five rebounds and three assists.

Why Oklahoma State can cover

Senior forward Kalib Boone gives Oklahoma State an athletic and energetic player on the floor. Boone has good instincts and strong hands, allowing him to snag boards and send away shots. The Oklahoma native averages 12.1 points, 5.4 rebounds and 1.2 blocks per game. On Feb. 4, he finished with 25 points, six rebounds and two blocks. 

Junior guard Bryce Thompson has been a nice scoring outlet in the backcourt. Thompson can get buckets off the dribble and uses his mid-range jumper constantly. He puts up 11.7 points, 2.9 rebounds, and 2.4 assists per game. The Oklahoma native has scored at least 17 points in three of his last four games. He totaled 18 points, four rebounds, four assists and three steals in his last matchup.

How to make Oklahoma State vs. West Virginia picks

SportsLine’s model is leaning Under on the point total, projecting the teams to combine for 138 points. The model also says one side hits over 50{b037f4174007d005f1ab9cb8d1aafc050eb5d7e8c07298e478acc145e540df6a} of the time. You can only get the model’s pick at SportsLine

So who wins Oklahoma State vs. West Virginia? And which side hits over 50{b037f4174007d005f1ab9cb8d1aafc050eb5d7e8c07298e478acc145e540df6a} of the time? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the model that has crushed its college basketball picks, and find out.