Oklahoma State Cowboys vs Virginia Tech Hokies Odds
The Virginia Tech Hokies will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Oklahoma State Cowboys at Cassell Coliseum on Saturday in NCAA hoops play.
Virginia Tech battles the Cowboys, currently sitting with a 5-0 mark (3-2 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 1-0 for the Hokies and 1-3 for the Cowboys.
Sportsbooks (including ) had the Hokies installed as 1-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 315-ranked Hokies and the No. 20-rated Cowboys in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 89-87 win for the Hokies on Saturday.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Virginia Tech's No. 101-rated squad against Oklahoma State's No. 106-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Virginia Tech rates No. 24 in the country with 8.5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 177 nationally with 6 per match.
Defensively, Oklahoma State features the nation's No. 22-rated defense on the road, allowing 50.5 points per game. Virginia Tech, meanwhile, comes in at No. 36 nationally in scoring at home.
Oklahoma State was an 81-58 winner in their most recent outing at home against Portland State. They covered the 21-point spread as favorites. The battle between the Cowboys and Vikings didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Portland State was handed an 81-58 defeat on Sunday at Gallagher-Iba Arena.
Virginia Tech was a 95-79 winner in its last match at home against Iowa. They covered the 2-point spread as favorites. Virginia Tech earned a 95-79 victory over Iowa on Tuesday, getting 24 points from Erick Green at Cassell Coliseum.
Oklahoma State Cowboys Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After a win are 4-6
Virginia Tech Hokies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 3-7
Before playing West Virginia are 2-8
After playing Iowa are 1-1
After a win are 5-5
A few Cowboys at Hokies trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Oklahoma State's last 9 games on the road
Oklahoma State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
Oklahoma State is 6-19 SU in its last 25 games on the road
Virginia Tech is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Virginia Tech is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
Oklahoma State home to South Florida, Wednesday, December 5
Virginia Tech at West Virginia, Saturday, December 8