West Virginia Mountaineers vs. Florida Gators 1/30/2021 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on January 30, 2021

The Florida Gators (9-4) are 5-point underdogs as they try to build on a three-game winning streak when they visit the No. 11 West Virginia Mountaineers (11-4) on Saturday, January 30, 2021 at WVU Coliseum. The matchup airs at 2:00 PM ET on ESPN. The matchup has a point total of 147.

Betting Information

West Virginia vs Florida Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
West Virginia -5 -112 -109 147 -108 -113 -234 187

Computer Picks

Computer picks for West Virginia vs Florida
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
Florida (+5) Under (147) West Virginia 76 Florida 71

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Total Facts

  • In 40% of their opportunities this season (six of 15 chances), the Mountaineers and their opponents have combined to record more than this matchup’s point total of 147 points.
  • In seven of 13 outings (53.8%) this year, Florida has combined with its opponents to score at least 147 points.
  • The two teams average a combined 6.2 more points per game (153.2) than this game’s total of 147 points.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 7.4 fewer points per game (139.6) than this matchup’s total of 147 points.
  • The average over/under the Mountaineers have had set in games this season is 2.3 less points than this outing’s point total.
  • The average point total for the Gators this year is 1.2 points higher than this game’s over/under.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The 75.4 points per game the Mountaineers average are 5.1 more points than the Gators allow (70.3).
  • West Virginia has a 6-0 record against the spread and a 7-2 record overall when putting up more than 70.3 points.
  • Florida is 2-3 against the spread and 2-3 overall when giving up more than 75.4 points.
  • The Gators score an average of 77.8 points per game, 8.5 more points than the 69.3 the Mountaineers allow to opponents.
  • Florida has put together a 9-2 overall record and a 6-0 ATS record in games it scores more than 69.3 points.
  • West Virginia has a 2-2 record overall and an ATS record of 3-1 in games when its opponents score more than 77.8 points.
  • The Mountaineers have put up a total of 91 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 6.1 per game), and the Gators have out-scored opponents by 98 points on the season (7.5 more per game).

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West Virginia Betting Information

  • West Virginia is strong against the spread, going 8-7 on the season.
  • When favored by at least 5 points, the Mountaineers have fared well against the spread, compiling a 5-4 record.
  • The Mountaineers and their opponents have gone over the total in 9 of 15 games (60%) this season.

Florida Betting Information

  • The Gators have a winning record against the spread, going 6-5 ATS (covering 54.5% of the time).
  • The Gators have fared well as a 5-point underdog, going 2-1 against the spread when they are at least 5-point underdogs.
  • The Gators and their opponents have hit the over in more than half of their games this year — 7 of 11 (63.6%).

Head to Head

West Virginia vs Florida (Last 1 Games)
Date Favorite Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
12/4/2018 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 66-56 WVU

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West Virginia Leaders

  • The leader in points and assists for the Mountaineers is Miles McBride, who scores 15.9 points and distributes 4.2 assists per game.
  • Derek Culver leads West Virginia in rebounding, grabbing 10.2 boards per game while also scoring 13.1 points a contest.
  • Sean McNeil leads his teammates on the Mountaineers with 1.7 made threes per game.
  • McBride is the Mountaineers leader in steals, averaging 1.8 steals per game, while Culver leads them in blocks with 1.1 per contest.

Florida Leaders

  • Tre Mann scores 14.7 points and adds 3.9 assists per game, putting him at the top of the Gators’ leaderboards in those statistics.
  • Florida’s Colin Castleton stats (5.4 rebounds per game, 12.8 points per game, 1.0 assist per game) earned him the top spot on the team rebound leaderboard.
  • Noah Locke leads his teammates on the Gators with 2.3 made threes per outing.
  • Florida’s leader in steals is Scottie Lewis with 1.8 per game, and its leader in blocks is Castleton with 2.0 per game.
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