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Virginia Cavaliers Favored by -21 Point Spread Against the East Carolina Pirates on Tuesday

The Virginia Cavaliers hope to be lousy hosts on Tuesday as the East Carolina Pirates pay a visit to John Paul Jones Arena on the college basketball betting odds menu.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Virginia Cavaliers betting line opened as -21-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at BetOnline but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening over/under total as well at MyBookie.

East Carolina Pirates vs Virginia Cavaliers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The East Carolina Pirates will look to cover the spread vs the Virginia Cavaliers on Tuesday, as the Pirates are 1-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Cavaliers are 4-3 ATS. East Carolina is 1-2 against the total, while Virginia is 2-5 versus the total betting line.

The Cavaliers - Pirates odds would favor the Cavaliers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Virginia is rated No. 2 in the current Odds Shark poll, while East Carolina is at No. 282.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Virginia's No. 221-ranked scoring average of 69.62 PPG, against a East Carolina Pirates defense rated No. 12 and allowing 59.22 PPG. The Virginia Cavaliers FG% has averaged 49.3% to date this season, more than the East Carolina Pirates shooters have managed so far (44.83% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Pirates got 20 points from Caleb White as East Carolina ran past North Carolina Central 69-56 on Saturday at Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • East Carolina is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • East Carolina is 7-1 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
  • East Carolina is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of East Carolina's last 5 games on the road
  • Virginia is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Virginia's last 6 games
  • Virginia is 23-2 SU in its last 25 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

East Carolina home to College of Charleston, Thursday, December 15th
Virginia at Robert Morris, Saturday, December 17th

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