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The Big 12 college basketball title usually runs through Kansas, as the Jayhawks have won at least a share of 19 of the conference's 24 regular-season championships. The No. 9 Jayhawks (13-2, 2-1) are set to contend again this year, but the Big 12 is stacked, and Kansas faces a tough challenge on Saturday when the West Virginia Mountaineers (13-2, 2-1) come to Allen Fieldhouse. Kansas is one of the most efficient shooting teams in the country, hitting 50.1 percent from the floor, good for sixth nationally. Bill Self's team will be challenged, however, by a West Virginia squad that has won 10 of its last 11 games. You can stream the game on Paramount+.

Tipoff is set for 2 p.m. ET. The latest Kansas vs. West Virginia odds from Caesars Sportsbook lists the Jayhawks as 12-point favorites, while the over-under for total points is set at 141.5. Saturday's matchup can be seen live on CBS and streamed live on Paramount+ with their must-have Premium plan.

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How to watch Kansas vs. West Virginia

  • Kansas vs. West Virginia date: Saturday, Jan. 15
  • Kansas vs. West Virginia time: 2 p.m. ET
  • Kansas vs. West Virginia TV channel: CBS 
  • Kansas vs. West Virginia live stream: Paramount+

College basketball picks for West Virginia vs. Kansas

Before tuning into the Kansas vs. West Virginia game, you need to see the college basketball picks from SportsLine's advanced computer model. The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past five-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive profit of over $2,200 for $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

For West Virginia vs. Kansas, the model is going over 141.5 points. This line is down two points from the opener, and the model is now projecting that the over hits in more than 50 percent of simulations.

The Jayhawks rank in the top 20 nationally in scoring offense at 81.7 points per game. They've scored at least 80 point eight times this season and they've hit at least 90 three times and even cleared 100 points once. Ochai Agbaji (20.6 ppg) and Christian Braun (16.1 ppg) are two of the top-scoring guards in the Big 12. 

West Virginia ranks ninth in the Big 12 in field-goal percentage defense (.415), while Kansas is in last place (.430). That means there should be open shots for both sides, and considering these teams combined for an average of 157 points the last two times they met, you can see why there's value on the over. 

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