Virginia Tech Hokies vs Georgia Southern Eagles Betting Matchup Report
Georgia Southern Eagles vs Virginia Tech Hokies Odds
The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Virginia Tech and Georgia Southern on Saturday, with the host Hokies trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
Supporters of the Eagles have watched them go 3-5 and 1-4 ATS on the year, while the Hokies are at 8-1 and 5-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Hokies are 2-1, while the Eagles have a 0-3 mark.
The Hokies were listed as 17.5-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 121 (Hokies) and the No. 254 (Eagles) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 82-67 result in favor of the Hokies has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Eagles rank No. 342 in NCAA Division 1 with 27.1 per game. That compares with Virginia Tech’s No. 49 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Virginia Tech is college basketball's No. 94-ranked team at 7.1 per game, while the Eagles rate No. 168 with 6.2 per game.
Defensively, Georgia Southern features the nation's No. 90-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.8 points per game. Virginia Tech, meanwhile, comes in at No. 42 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Georgia Southern, they were a 79-56 winner as they battled Brewton-Parker at home. Georgia Southern cruised to victory on Saturday, running Brewton-Parker out of the gym and running up a 79-56 score at Hanner Fieldhouse.
Virginia Tech was a 70-49 winner in its last match at home against Miss Valley State. The battle between the Hokies and Delta Devils didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Miss Valley State was handed a 70-49 defeat on Monday at Cassell Coliseum.
Georgia Southern Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing Brewton-Parker are 1-2
After a win are 6-4
Virginia Tech Hokies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After a win are 6-4
A few Eagles at Hokies trends to consider:
Georgia Southern is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Virginia Tech is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Virginia Tech is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
Georgia Southern at Bradley, Monday, December 17
Virginia Tech home to Bradley, Saturday, December 22