4* Big East SMASH (ESPN)
Pittsburgh vs. West Virginia,
01/30/2012 19:00 EDT,
Score: 72 - 66
Point Spread: -6/-108 West Virginia
4* Big East SMASH (ESPN) on West Virginia -6
Motivated by back-to-back losses on the road and further fueled by a 3-game losing Streak to Pitt, expect the Mountaineers to take care of business at home tonight.
This is a good situation for WVU considering plays on a favorite off a close road loss by 3 points or less, playing their 2nd game in 3 days, are 73-34 ATS the last 5 seasons. These teams have been favored by an average of 5.5 points but are winning by an average of 8.5.
It is also worth noting that WVU is 15-5 ATS off a road loss to a conference rival under coach Huggins. It's winning by an average of 12.8 points in this situation.
The Mountaineers are 8-2 ATS in their last 10 home games, 8-0 ATS in their last 8 games following a loss and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 home games vs. a team with a losing road record. We'll lay the points.