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Virginia Cavaliers home to Florida State Seminoles in NCAA Basketball betting action

Florida State SeminolesVirginia Cavaliers
Jan 19, 4:00 PM | John Paul Jones Arena

Florida State Seminoles vs Virginia Cavaliers Odds

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College basketball wagering interest will be high on Saturday when the Seminoles of Florida State hit the hard court against the Cavaliers of Virginia.

This season, the Cavaliers are 11-5 overall and 8-5-1 ATS ATS, while the Seminoles are 10-6 and 8-6 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Virginia boasts a 3-6 on the OU, and Florida State is 9-4.

View Florida State vs Virginia Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Cavaliers installed as 5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Cavaliers at No. 166 and the Seminoles at No. 80 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 75-69 result in favor of the Cavaliers.

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How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Seminoles rank No. 208 in NCAA Division 1 with 34.4 per game. That compares with Virginia’s No. 232 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Virginia is college basketball's No. 240-ranked team at 5.5 per game, while the Seminoles rate No. 66 with 7.4 per game.

Defensively, Florida State features the nation's No. 163-rated defense on the road, allowing 69.6 points per game. Virginia, meanwhile, comes in at No. 283 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Florida State was a 77-72 loser at home against North Carolina. They failed to cover the 3-point spread as favorites. The Seminoles endured a 77-72 loss at the hands of the Tar Heels on Saturday, despite a 15-point effort from Okaro White at Tucker Center.

Virginia was a 59-44 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Clemson. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. Virginia got 14 points from Joe Harris but lost anyway, 59-44, to Clemson on Saturday at Littlejohn Coliseum.

Florida State Seminoles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Clemson are 7-3
After playing North Carolina are 7-3
After a loss are 7-3

Virginia Cavaliers Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 9-1
Before playing Virginia Tech are 5-5
After playing Clemson are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

A few Seminoles at Cavaliers trends to consider:
Florida State is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Florida State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against Virginia
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida State's last 6 games when playing on the road against Virginia
Virginia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Virginia's last 9 games when playing Florida State
Virginia is 10-3 SU in its last 13 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Virginia's last 6 games when playing at home against Florida State

Next up:
Florida State home to Clemson, Thursday, January 24
Virginia at Virginia Tech, Thursday, January 24