Virginia Tech Hokies visit Virginia Cavaliers in college basketball clash
Virginia Tech Hokies vs Virginia Cavaliers Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Virginia vs Virginia Tech battle Tuesday at John Paul Jones Arena as the Cavaliers look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
Virginia will face the 11-12 Hokies, who own a 9-9-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Cavaliers are 8-8 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Hokies are 10-7 favoring the OVER.
The Hokies were listed as 15-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Cavaliers rated this week at No. 127 and the Hokies sitting at No. 122. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 77-64 result in favor of the Cavaliers.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Virginia's No. 263-rated squad against Virginia Tech's No. 61-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Virginia rates No. 167 in the country with 6.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 212 nationally with 5.8 per match.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Virginia Tech owns the country's No. 343-rated mark, allowing 81 points per game on the highway. Virginia, on the other hand, rates No. 282 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Virginia Tech was a 64-54 loser at home against Georgia Tech. They failed to cover the 2-point spread as underdogs. Virginia Tech got 28 points from Erick Green on the way to a 64-54 loss against Georgia Tech on Saturday at Cassell Coliseum.
Virginia was an 80-69 winner in their most recent outing on the road against Maryland. They covered the 2-point spread as underdogs. The Cavaliers got 22 points from Joe Harris as Virginia ran past Maryland 80-69 on Sunday at Comcast Center.
Virginia Tech Hokies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 8-2
Before playing North Carolina State are 6-4
After playing Georgia Tech are 5-5
After a loss are 2-8
Virginia Cavaliers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing North Carolina are 5-5
After playing Maryland are 2-8
After a win are 7-3
A few Hokies at Cavaliers trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Virginia Tech's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Virginia Tech's last 7 games when playing on the road against Virginia
Virginia Tech is 3-6-1 ATS in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Virginia
Virginia Tech is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games when playing on the road against Virginia
Virginia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Virginia is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Virginia's last 6 games
Virginia is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech at North Carolina State, Saturday, February 16
Virginia at North Carolina, Saturday, February 16