College Basketball Picks: West Virginia vs. Kansas State Wildcats Mountaineers
The Kansas State Wildcats are 14-1 at Bramlage Coliseum this season, which is important to consider when making your college basketball picks on Monday night, when they host the West Virginia Mountaineers at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN.
Sports bettors will find that the Wildcats are 10.5-point favorites in the NCAA basketball odds (courtesy of SBR Forum), while the total stands at 127 in the market.
Let's take a closer look at this Big 12 Conference matchup from a betting perspective, while offering up an against-the-spread pick along the way.
West Virginia Mountaineers
The West Virginia Mountaineers have won four of their last five games, including a 66-64 victory over the Texas Tech Red Raiders as 13.5-point home favorites last Saturday.
Sports bettors will find that the Mountaineers are 0-2 against the spread as road underdogs of 9.5 to 12 points this season.
Kansas State Wildcats
The Kansas State Wildcats sit in a three-way tie atop the Big 12 Conference standings with the Kansas Jayhawks and Oklahoma State Cowboys. They come off an impressive 81-61 victory over the Baylor Bears as 4.5-point home favorites last Saturday.
Sports bettors will find that the Wildcats have covered the spread in five of their last six home games.
I'm going to recommend that readers back the Kansas State Wildcats as one of their sports betting picks on Monday night, as the West Virginia Mountaineers are 7-19-1 against the spread in their last 27 games versus a team with a winning record.
College Basketball Pick: Kansas State Wildcats -10.5