With the NCAA 2015-16 Basketball Regular season underway and moving toward March Madness, we have an interesting game for this Tuesday evening the 9th of February 2016 between the Big 12 rivals in the West Virginia Mountaineers (Big 12 at 8-2, Overall at 19-4) visiting the Kansas Jayhawks (Big 12 at 7-3, Overall 19-4) with the game being played at the Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas with tip off scheduled for 7 PM ET and seen on ESPN2.
For those that Bet on College basketball at an offshore sportsbook the opening odds are favoring the Kansas Jayhawks at -7 with the Over/under at 151 ½ and -320 on the ML, while the West Virginia Mountaineers are listed as the underdogs at +7 and +280 on the ML.
In this game we see the 2 Big 12 rivals with the No. 10th Mountaineers taking on the No. 6th Jayhawks and the 2nd time this season they meet and the Mountaineers won that 1st game in January and surely they will be seeking another win tonight. So fans on both sides are wondering whether the Mountaineers will win this second game or will the Jayhawks get revenge and tie the season mark at 1-1?
For the fans of the Big 12 Mountaineers your team is surely filled with confidence coming into this game, after having straight wins over Iowa State and Baylor. The stars for those wins were D. Miles, Jr. and D. Williams whom both and great performances, with Miles scoring some 32 points and 10 rebounds in the 2 games, while Williams in their ultimate 3 games has averaged 15.4 points each game with 13.2 rebounds, and the two will put the Jayhawks defense problems since they have allowed opponents some 70 points each game this season.
Also West Virginia will look for J. Paige to continue his play coming off the bench as he has averaged 14.4 points, while in their 1st 5 games he scored 12 points or more. Defensively they will all try to pressure the Jayhawks P. Ellis and W. Selden Jr., whom to date combined they are averaging some 31.4 points to date. The defense has allowed the opponents some 65.6 points in each game this 2015-16 seasons. The Mountaineers in their last 10 games on the road are with 7 wins and 3 losses straight up.
For the fans of the Big 12 Kansas Jayhawks your team will be out for revenge in the match-up with the Mountaineers as the plan to give them a small taste of their own medicine, as the will playing a very aggressive game from the very start of this game.
Kansas comes into this game seeking revenge after they have won their 3 ultimate games thanks to their duo of P. Ellis and W. Selden Jr., whom are dynamically leading the team with Ellis averaging some 16.8 points per game this season, while Selden Jr. has average 14.6 points each game. Plus the fact the Ellis comes into this game with some serious stats as he has shot the ball some 62.8 percent in the last 5 games, and in their loss to West Virginia back on the 12th of January 12th 2016 he scored some 22 points and had 7 rebounds.
If Ellis and Selden Jr. begin to struggle in this game for whatever reason, the Jayhawks will look to their duo of F. Mason III who is averaging some 13.2 points per game and D. Graham who has averaged 10.8 points per game, and both this season have had scored n double figures this season.
In this game the fans will witness how the Jayhawks and their powerful offense will deal with the Mountaineers defense that has only allowed opponents in their ultimate 9 games some 68.2 points per game.
The online gambling prediction for this game is that the West Virginia Mountaineers will win this game 75-70 over the Kansas Jayhawks.