The No. 9 seed West Virginia Mountaineers (19-14) are favored (-2.5) to knock off the No. 8 seed Maryland Terrapins (21-12) in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday at Legacy Arena at BJCC. The matchup starts at 12:15 PM on CBS. Here are some insights into this South Region contest for those filling out their brackets. The matchup has an over/under of 137.5.

West Virginia vs. Maryland Odds & Info

  • Date: Thursday, March 16, 2023
  • Time: 12:15 PM ET
  • TV: CBS
  • Where: Birmingham, Alabama
  • Venue: Legacy Arena at BJCC
Favorite Spread Over/Under
West Virginia -2.5 137.5

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West Virginia Betting Records & Stats

  • West Virginia's 31 games this season have gone over this contest's total of 137.5 points 25 times.
  • The average total in West Virginia's outings this year is 147.3, 9.8 more than this matchup's over/under.
  • So far this season, the Mountaineers have put together a 17-14-0 record against the spread.
  • This season, West Virginia has won 14 out of the 17 games, or 82.4%, in which it has been favored.
  • This season, West Virginia has won 14 of its 15 games, or 93.3%, when favored by at least -140 on the moneyline.
  • West Virginia has a 58.3% chance to win this game based on the implied probability of the moneyline.

West Virginia vs. Maryland Over/Under Stats

Games Over 137.5 % of Games Over 137.5 Average PPG Combined Average PPG Average Opponent PPG Combined Average Opponent PPG Average Total
West Virginia 25 80.6% 76.3 146.7 71 134.2 143
Maryland 9 30% 70.4 146.7 63.2 134.2 136.6

Additional West Virginia Insights & Trends

  • West Virginia has a 6-4 record against the spread while finishing 5-5 overall over its past 10 contests.
  • Six of Mountaineers' past 10 games have gone over the total.
  • The Mountaineers score 76.3 points per game, 13.1 more points than the 63.2 the Terrapins allow.
  • West Virginia has a 16-9 record against the spread and an 18-9 record overall when putting up more than 63.2 points.

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West Virginia vs. Maryland Betting Splits

ATS Record ATS Record Against 2.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
West Virginia 17-14-0 12-3 19-12-0
Maryland 19-11-0 4-3 11-19-0

West Virginia vs. Maryland Home/Away Splits

West Virginia Maryland
13-4 Home Record 16-1
3-8 Away Record 2-9
9-6-0 Home ATS Record 11-4-0
5-6-0 Away ATS Record 4-6-0
79.4 Points Scored Per Game (Home) 74.6
71.6 Points Scored Per Game (Away) 62.5
10-5-0 Over-Under-Push Record (Home) 7-8-0
7-4-0 Over-Under-Push Record (Away) 2-8-0

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