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Virginia Tech Hokies vs Virginia Cavaliers College Basketball Betting Preview

Virginia Tech Hokies

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Virginia Cavaliers
Saturday, February 28, 2015 4:00 PM ET
John Paul Jones Arena

The Virginia Cavaliers will look to improve on a 26-1 record on Saturday when they host the Virginia Tech Hokies in NCAA basketball betting odds action at John Paul Jones Arena.

Virginia Tech Hokies vs Virginia Cavaliers Opening Odds and Betting Line

College basketball betting odds makers at BetOnline opened the Virginia Cavaliers as -20.5-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over/under total line at sportsbooks such as Bovada.

Virginia Tech Hokies vs Virginia Cavaliers Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Virginia Tech Hokies will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Saturday; they are 12-10 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Virginia Cavaliers are 15-11-1 ATS. Virginia Tech Hokies are 12-7 on betting the total; Virginia Cavaliers are 9-15-1.

The Cavaliers - Hokies odds would favor the Cavaliers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Virginia is rated No. 16 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Virginia Tech is at No. 279.

How Virginia Tech Hokies vs Virginia Cavaliers Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up Virginia's No. 159 nationally ranked offense (65.96 points per game) against a Virginia Tech Hokies defense that sits as the No. 197 at 69.04 PPG. The Virginia Cavaliers have been averaging 46.13% from the field, more than the Hokies have managed so far this season (44.95% on average).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Jalen Hudson scored 23 points in a futile effort to lead the Hokies to a win (they lost 91-86 to Duke at Cassell Coliseum on Wednesday).

Virginia cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Wake Forest out of the gym and running up a 70-34 score at Joel Coliseum.

Virginia Tech Hokies vs Virginia Cavaliers Betting Odds Trends

Virginia Tech is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
Virginia Tech is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Virginia Tech's last 9 games
Virginia Tech is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Virginia is 1-4-1 ATS in its last 6 games
Virginia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Virginia's last 6 games
Virginia is 0-4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Virginia Tech home to Boston College, Monday, March 2nd
Virginia at Syracuse, Monday, March 2nd

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