Monday's contest that pits the SMU Mustangs (3-1) against the West Virginia Mountaineers (2-1) at Suncoast Credit Union Arena has a projected final score of 71-67 (based on our computer prediction) in favor of SMU, who is a slight favorite in this matchup according to our model. Game time is at 8:30 PM on November 20.

Based on our computer prediction, SMU is a good bet to cover the point spread, which currently sits at 3.5. The two sides are projected to come in below the 143.5 over/under.

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West Virginia vs. SMU Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Monday, November 20, 2023
  • Time: 8:30 PM ET
  • TV: Fox Sports 1
  • Where: Cypress Lake, Florida
  • Venue: Suncoast Credit Union Arena
  • Line: SMU -3.5
  • Point Total: 143.5
  • Moneyline (To Win): SMU -185, West Virginia +150

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West Virginia vs. SMU Score Prediction

  • Prediction: SMU 71, West Virginia 67

Spread & Total Prediction for West Virginia vs. SMU

  • Pick ATS: SMU (-3.5)
  • Pick OU: Under (143.5)

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West Virginia Performance Insights

  • With 76.0 points per game on offense, West Virginia was 74th in the nation last season. Defensively, it ceded 70.9 points per contest, which ranked 204th in college basketball.
  • With 31.4 rebounds per game, the Mountaineers were 201st in college basketball. They allowed 29.0 rebounds per contest, which ranked 53rd in college basketball.
  • West Virginia ranked 179th in the nation with 13.0 assists per contest.
  • The Mountaineers committed 12.4 turnovers per game (235th-ranked in college basketball) this year, while forcing 14.1 turnovers per contest (40th-ranked).
  • The Mountaineers were 192nd in the nation with 7.3 three-pointers per game last year. Meanwhile, they ranked 132nd with a 35.0% shooting percentage from beyond the arc.
  • West Virginia ceded 6.5 treys per game (82nd-ranked in college basketball). It allowed opposing teams to shoot 34.0% (199th-ranked) from three-point land.
  • Last year West Virginia took 63.7% two-pointers, accounting for 71.9% of the team's baskets. It shot 36.3% threes (28.1% of the team's baskets).

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