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Virginia Tech Hokies take on Panthers in NCAA Basketball Betting

Many eyes in the college basketball world will be on Petersen Events Center Sunday as the Pittsburgh Panthers look to beat the odds vs the Virginia Tech Hokies in NCAA hoops betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Virginia Tech Hokies in this one, their betting line was listed as 11-point underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Virginia Tech Hokies vs Pittsburgh Panthers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The 16-4 and 9-10 ATS Pittsburgh Panthers will face the 12-9 Virginia Tech Hokies, who own a 9-5-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Pittsburgh Panthers are 9-10 on the OVER/UNDER so far this season while the Virginia Tech Hokies are 9-5-1.

The Pittsburgh Panthers sit at No. 66 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Virginia Tech Hokies sit at No. 267 on the same chart.

Statistical Matchup

Scoring and defensive stats point to some betting edges in this matchup. The game features Pittsburgh's No. 34-ranked scoring average of 80 PPG, against a Virginia Tech Hokies defense rated No. 172 and allowing 73 PPG. The Pittsburgh Panthers FG% has averaged 47.47% to date this season, more than the Virginia Tech Hokies shooters have managed so far (44.95% per game).

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Jalen Hudson scored 27 points for Virginia Tech on Wednesday, but the Cardinals managed a 91-83 victory over the Hokies at Cassell Coliseum.

Pittsburgh suffered a 73-60 loss against Clemson on Wednesday, getting 25 points from Michael Young in a losing effort at Littlejohn Coliseum.

Betting Trends
  • Virginia Tech is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Virginia Tech is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Virginia Tech's last 5 games
  • Virginia Tech is 4-21 SU in its last 25 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 12-3 SU in its last 15 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Pittsburgh's last 5 games
  • Pittsburgh is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
  • Pittsburgh is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Virginia Tech

Next Betting Matchups

Virginia Tech at Syracuse, Tuesday, February 2nd
Pittsburgh at Virginia, Saturday, February 6th