The No. 3 seed West Virginia Mountaineers (18-9) and the No. 14 seed Morehead State Eagles (23-7) will meet on Friday at 9:50 PM ET in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. West Virginia is a 13-point favorite in the contest, which airs on TRU. Here's everything you need to know ahead of this 3-14 matchup in the Midwest Region bracket.
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Point Total InsightsIn 21 of its 27 games this season (77.8%), West Virginia and its opponents have gone over the current total of 137.5. In 10 of 30 (33.3%) Morehead State games this season, the total points scored elevated above Friday's 137.5 over/under. The combined points per game average of the two teams, 146.1, is 8.6 points above Friday's over/under. The Mountaineers put up 13.9 more points per game (77.3) than the Eagles give up (63.4). The Eagles score an average of 68.8 points per game, just 3.3 fewer points than the 72.1 the Mountaineers allow.
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West Virginia Betting DataAgainst the spread, West Virginia has been strong this season, posting a 16-9-1 record. The Mountaineers have covered half the time, going 2-2 against the spread when favored by at least 13 points. West Virginia and its opponents have reached the over/under in just 1 of 26 games this season (3.8%).
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Morehead State Betting DataMorehead State has covered the spread in greater than half of its games, going 19-7 ATS. The Eagles have gone 0-0 against the spread when they are at least a 13-point underdog. In the majority of Eagles games this year, the teams have not hit the over (0 out of 26 games, 0%).
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