Virginia Tech Hokies face UNC Greensboro Spartans: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
Virginia Tech Hokies vs UNC Greensboro Spartans Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Virginia Tech when they take on the UNC Greensboro Spartans on Monday in college hoops betting action.
The Spartans sport records of 1-2 and 1-0 ATS heading into this battle, while the Hokies have 3-0 and 1-0 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 0-0 for the Spartans and 0-0 for the Hokies.
Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Spartans as 7-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Spartans, most recently No. 17 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Hokies, who rate No. 341 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 91-75 victory for the Hokies.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and UNC Greensboro has the nation's No. 92-rated offensive output, at 75.7 PPG. The visiting Hokies defense ranks No. 142 allowing on average 64 PPG. The Spartans FG% has averaged 45.6% so far, less than the Hokies marksmen have achieved on the year, 48.6% per game.
Defensively, Virginia Tech features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. UNC Greensboro, meanwhile, comes in at No. 93 nationally in scoring at home.
Virginia Tech won its last outing, a 95-80 result against VMI on November 15. Erick Green scored 23 points leading the Hokies to a 95-80 victory over VMI at Cassell Coliseum on Thursday.
UNC Greensboro was a 76-73 loser in their most recent outing on the road against East Carolina. They covered the 11.5-point spread as underdogs. UNC Greensboro suffered a 76-73 loss against East Carolina on Friday, getting 19 points from Trevis Simpson in a losing effort at Williams Arena at Minges Coliseum.
Virginia Tech Hokies Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Appalachian State are 1-0
After playing VMI are 2-7
After a win are 4-6
UNC Greensboro Spartans Trends:
When playing on Monday are 3-7
After playing East Carolina are 5-3
After a loss are 4-6
A few Hokies at Spartans trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Virginia Tech's last 6 games on the road
Virginia Tech is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
UNC Greensboro is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games at home
UNC Greensboro is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
UNC Greensboro is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech home to Appalachian State, Friday, November 23
UNC Greensboro home to Rutgers, Sunday, November 25