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Syracuse Has Some Real ATS Road Woes

Inconsistencies has plagued the Syracuse Orange in pretty much every facet this season, but their failures to cover spreads on the road has been especially concerning for bettors. Syracuse is just 5-10-1 ATS in their past 11 road games, which includes a 2-4 record in true road games this season. The Orange will visit the ranked Virginia Cavaliers Sunday in a game that was originally scheduled on Saturday but moved following a blizzard that hammered the east coast this weekend.

Shark Bites
  • The UNDER is 5-2 in Syracuse’s past seven games.
  • Virginia is just 1-4 ATS in their past five games.
  • Virginia has been the favorite in every game this season.

Virginia comes into this ACC clash cold as they have gone just 2-3 SU un their past five games. Despite their recent struggle, the Cavaliers are still next to unbeatable at home as they have won 35 of the past 36 at John Paul Jones Arena. Malcolm Brogdon continues to be the top offensive weapon for the Cavaliers as the senior has scored double-digit points in all but one game this season and has eclipsed the 20-point plateau eight times.

The Orange enter this contest on a three-game winning streak thanks to the impressive play of Tyler Roberson. The junior has stepped his game up with three consecutive double-doubles while shooting 53 percent.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the Syracuse Orange before tip-off in this one found them as 9.5-point underdogs over at Bovada earlier.

Syracuse Orange vs Virginia Cavaliers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Virginia Cavaliers battles the Syracuse Orange, currently sitting with a 13-7 mark (9-10 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 8-7 for the Virginia Cavaliers and 9-10 for the Syracuse Orange.

The Virginia Cavaliers sit at No. 109 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Syracuse Orange sit at No. 22 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Virginia's No. 236-rated squad against Syracuse's No. 112-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Virginia rates No. 210 in the country with 5.72 per game, while their foes tonight, the Syracuse Orange rank No. 37 nationally with 8.7 per match.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Orange grabbed a 64-62 win over the Blue Devils on Monday, behind a 14-point effort from Trevor Cooney at Cameron Indoor Stadium.

The Cavaliers grabbed a 69-62 win over the Tigers on Tuesday, behind a 20-point effort from Malcolm Brogdon at John Paul Jones Arena.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Syracuse's last 7 games
  • Syracuse is 5-10-1 ATS in its last 16 games on the road
  • Syracuse is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Syracuse's last 5 games on the road
  • Virginia is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Virginia is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Virginia's last 6 games
  • Virginia is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Syracuse home to Notre Dame, Thursday, January 28th
Virginia at Wake Forest, Tuesday, January 26th