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NCAA Basketball Odds Betting Line Favors Louisville Cardinals Over Virginia Tech Hokies

The Louisville Cardinals will try to cover the point spread at KFC Yum! Center on Saturday when they get a visit from the Virginia Tech Hokies in NCAA basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Louisville Cardinals to cover the point spread in this one found them as -5.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Virginia Tech Hokies vs Louisville Cardinals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 12-4 and 7-7 ATS Louisville Cardinals will face the 13-4 Virginia Tech Hokies, who own a 8-5 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Louisville Cardinals are 7-7 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Virginia Tech Hokies are 9-4.

This game puts the Louisville Cardinals, most recently No. 39 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Virginia Tech Hokies, who rate No. 95 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Virginia Tech is ranked No. 166 in NCAA basketball at 35.47 per game. Contrast that with Louisville's No. 24 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Louisville is the No. 168-ranked team in the country at 7.19 per game, while Virginia Tech rates No. 64 at 8.82 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Virginia Tech earned a 83-75 victory over Wake Forest on Wednesday, getting 21 points from Ahmed Hill at Joel Coliseum.

Deng Adel scored 16 points leading the Cardinals to a 73-69 victory over Florida State at Tucker Center on Wednesday.

Betting Trends
  • Virginia Tech is 11-3 SU in its last 14 games
  • Virginia Tech is 8-4 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of Virginia Tech's last 7 games on the road
  • Louisville is 8-2 SU in its last 10 games
  • Louisville is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Virginia Tech home to Florida State, Saturday, January 20th
Louisville at Notre Dame, Tuesday, January 16th