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Shockers vs Hokies In NIT Quarter Final Odds Action

Wichita State ShockersVirginia Tech Hokies
March 20, 11:00 AM | Cassell Coliseum

Wichita State Shockers vs Virginia Tech Hokies Odds

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Virginia Tech looks for the second spot in the NIT's final four today as they Wichita State in college basketball action.

The Shockers hammered Nebraska to get to the quarterfinal round as the 4 seed, while the Hokies did the same to Bethune Cookman as the region's top seed. For all that the Shockers are just 4.5 point underdogs with the best early number (and bonuses for live betting) at Sports Interaction.

View Wichita State vs Virginia Tech Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 22-rated Wichita State taking on the No. 45-rated Hokies in this contest. The scores prediction computer here indicates a possible 77-74 win for the Shockers on Sunday.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Shockers is ranked No. 61 in NCAA hoops at 37.4 per game. Contrast that with Virginia Tech’s No. 197 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Virginia Tech is the No. 248-ranked team in the country at 5.5 per game, while Wichita State rates No. 88 at 7.1 per game.

Defensively, Wichita State features the nation's No. 24-rated defense on the road, allowing 63.5 points per game. Virginia Tech, meanwhile, comes in at No. 137 nationally in scoring at home.

Wichita State won its last outing, a 76-49 result against Nebraska on March 16. They covered in that game as a 6-point favorite. Wichita State cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Nebraska out of the gym and running up a 76-49 score at Charles Koch Arena.

Virginia Tech was a 79-54 winner in their most recent outing at home against Bethune-Cookman. They covered the 20.5–point spread as favorites. The battle between the Hokies and Wildcats didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Bethune-Cookman was handed a 79-54 defeat on Wednesday at Cassell Coliseum.

Wichita State Shockers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
After a win are 5-5

Virginia Tech Hokies Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 6-4
After playing Bethune-Cookman are 1-0
After a win are 5-5

A few Shockers at Hokies trends to consider:
Wichita State is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Virginia Tech is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games at home
Virginia Tech is 18-7 SU in its last 25 games