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NCAA hoops odds preview - Virginia vs. Florida State

Virginia CavaliersFlorida State Seminoles
Feb 4, 1:00 PM | Tucker Center

Virginia Cavaliers vs Florida State Seminoles Odds

18-3TEAM RECORD15-6

Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Tucker Center Saturday as host Florida State looks to handle the Virginia Cavaliers in NCAAB action.

Supporters of the Cavaliers have watched them go 18-3 and 10-6 ATS on the year, while the Seminoles are at 15-6 and 12-7 ATS. In totals betting, the Seminoles are 9-9-1, while the Cavaliers have a 3-13 mark.

View Virginia vs Florida State Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers opened the Seminoles as 5-point favorites in this matchupl.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 2-rated Seminoles and the No. 76-ranked Cavaliers, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 75-73 result in favor of the Cavaliers.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Florida State's No. 88 nationally ranked offense (72.1 points per game) against a Cavaliers defense that sits as the No. 2 at 51.1 PPG. The Seminoles have been averaging 45.8% from the field, less than the Cavaliers have managed so far this season (46% on average).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Virginia owns the country's No. 4-rated mark, allowing 53.9 points per game on the highway. Florida State, on the other hand, rates No. 100 in scoring at home.

Virginia was a 65-61 winner in their most recent outing at home against Clemson. They failed to cover the 7-point spread as favorites. Mike Scott scored 23 points and added 10 rebounds for a double-double, leading Virginia over Clemson, 65-61, on Tuesday at John Paul Jones Arena.

Florida State was a 68-54 winner in their most recent outing at home against Georgia Tech. They covered the 12-point spread as favorites. Florida State earned a 68-54 victory over Georgia Tech on Wednesday, getting 21 points from Michael Snaer at Tucker Center.

Virginia Cavaliers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Wake Forest are 5-5
After playing Clemson are 3-7
After a win are 8-2

Florida State Seminoles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Boston College are 5-3
After playing Georgia Tech are 7-3
After a win are 7-3

A few Cavaliers at Seminoles trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Virginia's last 5 games when playing on the road against Florida State
Virginia is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Virginia is 2-8 ATS in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Florida State
Virginia is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Florida State
Florida State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Florida State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Virginia
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Florida State's last 5 games when playing Virginia
Florida State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Virginia

Next up:
Virginia home to Wake Forest, Wednesday, February 8
Florida State at Boston College, Wednesday, February 8

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