West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Syracuse Orange NCAAB Men’s Tournament Second Round Betting Preview, Lines, Odds, Insights, and Trends for March 21, 2021

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The No. 3 seed West Virginia Mountaineers (18-9) and the No. 11 seed Syracuse Orange (16-9) square off in the NCAA Tournament second round, both looking to book a trip to the Sweet 16 of the Midwest Region bracket when they meet on Sunday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, starting at 5:15 PM ET. West Virginia is a 4.5-point favorite in the Round of 32 matchup, which airs on CBS.

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West Virginia vs Syracuse Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
West Virginia -4.5 -112 -108 147.5 -109 -112 -199 163

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Point Total Insights

  • In West Virginia games this season, the total eclipsed Sunday's over/under 15 times (53.6%).
  • 10 Syracuse games this season featured a total above Sunday's set total of 147.5 (38.5%).
  • This contest's total is 5.2 points above the 142.3 these two squads combine to allow per game this season.
  • The Mountaineers average 77.5 points per game, 7.1 more points than the 70.4 the Orange allow.
  • The Orange score just four more points per game (75.9) than the Mountaineers allow their opponents to score (71.9).
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    West Virginia Betting Data

  • Against the spread, West Virginia has been strong this season, posting a 17-9-1 record.
  • The Mountaineers have struggled to cover, going just 4-6-1 ATS when favored by at least 4.5 points.
  • West Virginia and its opponents have converted the over just 1 times in 27 (3.7%) games this season.
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    West Virginia Leaders

    Mountaineers Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Derek Culver 17 14.4 10.3 1.5 0.7 0.8 0.0
    Miles McBride 17 13.9 3.4 4.4 1.9 0.4 1.3
    Taz Sherman 17 13.8 1.7 1.6 1.2 0.1 1.7
    Sean McNeil 17 11.5 2.5 0.8 0.5 0.0 2.1
    Jordan McCabe 16 2.4 0.9 1.5 0.4 0.0 0.3

    Syracuse Betting Data

  • The Orange have a winning record against the spread, going 13-11 ATS (covering 54.2% of the time).
  • The Orange have gone 6-6 against the spread when they are at least a 4.5-point underdog.
  • The Orange and their opponents have hit the over in half of their games this year -- 0 of 24.
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    Syracuse Leaders

    Orange Leaders
    Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
    Buddy Boeheim 12 19.8 2.7 2.7 1.1 0.0 3.2
    Quincy Guerrier 16 14.9 8.4 0.9 0.7 1.0 0.9
    Marek Dolezaj 16 9.4 5.2 3.6 1.2 1.2 0.0
    Robert Braswell 13 4.0 1.7 0.1 0.4 0.2 0.6
    Jesse Edwards 12 1.8 2.7 0.0 0.3 0.4 0.0
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