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Wildcats face Virginia Tech Hokies: NCAAB odds preview and stats

Kansas State WildcatsVirginia Tech Hokies
Dec 4, 5:30 PM | Cassell Coliseum

Kansas State Wildcats vs Virginia Tech Hokies Odds

4-0TEAM RECORD5-2

The Hokies will be trying to slam the Kansas State Wildcats on Sunday when the teams tip off at Cassell Coliseum in college betting action.

The Hokies sport records of 5-2 and 3-3 ATS heading into this battle, while the Wildcats have 4-0 and 1-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 2-4 for the Hokies and 1-1 for the Wildcats.

View Kansas State vs Virginia Tech Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The Wildcats are listed as 4.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 41-ranked Hokies and the No. 297-rated Wildcats in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 84-75 win for the Wildcats on Sunday.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Virginia Tech's No. 175 nationally ranked offense (68.3 points per game) against a Wildcats defense that sits as the No. 35 at 58.5 PPG. The Hokies have been averaging 44.6% from the field, less than the Wildcats have managed so far this season (44.8% on average).

Defensively, Kansas State features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Virginia Tech, meanwhile, comes in at No. 117 nationally in scoring at home.

Kansas State was a 69-56 winner in their most recent outing at home against George Washington. They covered the 11–point spread as favorites. Thomas Gipson scored 17 points leading the Wildcats to a 69-56 victory over George Washington at Bramlage Coliseum on Thursday.

Last time out for Virginia Tech, they were a 58-55 loser as they battled Minnesota on the road. They covered in the match as a 3.5-point underdog. Erick Green scored 25 points for Virginia Tech on Wednesday, but the Golden Gophers managed a 58-55 victory over the Hokies at Williams Arena.

Kansas State Wildcats Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
After a win are 8-2

Virginia Tech Hokies Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 3-7
Before playing Rhode Island are 7-2
After a loss are 8-2

A few Wildcats at Hokies trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 12 of Kansas State's last 17 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Kansas State's last 6 games on the road
Kansas State is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Kansas State is 2-9 ATS in its last 11 games on the road
Virginia Tech is 17-2 SU in its last 19 games at home
Virginia Tech is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Virginia Tech's last 6 games

Next up:
Kansas State home to West Virginia, Thursday, December 8
Virginia Tech at Rhode Island, Wednesday, December 7

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