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Texas vs. West Virginia odds, line: 2023 college basketball picks, Jan. 21 predictions from proven model

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The No. 7 Texas Longhorns will be looking to bounce back from their third loss of the season when they face the West Virginia Mountaineers on Saturday night. Texas had won three straight games prior to its 78-67 loss at No. 12 Iowa State on Tuesday. West Virginia was able to end a five-game losing skid with a win against No. 14 TCU on Wednesday.  

Tipoff is set for 6 p.m. ET. The Mountaineers are favored by 1 point in the latest West Virginia vs. Texas odds from Caesars Sportsbook, while the over/under is set at 145.5. Before entering any Texas vs. West Virginia picks, you’ll want to see the college basketball predictions from the model at SportsLine.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. The model enters Week 11 of the season 41-21 on all top-rated college basketball picks, returning more than $1,200 for $100 players. Anybody who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on West Virginia vs. Texas. You can head to SportsLine to see its picks. Here are several college basketball odds for Texas vs. WVU:

  • West Virginia vs. Texas spread: West Virginia -1
  • West Virginia vs. Texas over/under: 146 points
  • West Virginia vs. Texas money line: West Virginia -120, Texas +100
  • West Virginia vs. Texas picks: See picks here

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Why West Virginia can cover

West Virginia is coming off one of its best outings of the season, taking down No. 14 TCU in a 74-65 final on Wednesday. The Mountaineers had three players score in double figures during that win, with senior guard Kedrian Johnson leading the way with 20 points. Senior forward Jimmy Bell Jr. recorded a double-double, scoring 15 points on 5 of 7 shooting while adding 12 rebounds. 

The Mountaineers were up by 18 points late in the first half and led by 15 points at halftime before holding on down the stretch. TCU was averaging a national-best 22 fast-break points per game before getting held to just eight, with none of them coming in the first half. West Virginia has gone 9-2 in its last 11 home games, and Texas has only covered the spread once in its last…

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