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Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs Virginia Tech Hokies Preview

Virginia Tech HokiesWake Forest Demon Deacons
Feb 22, 7:00 PM | Joel Coliseum

Virginia Tech Hokies vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons Odds


Joel Coliseum features an NCAAB clash between the host Wake Forest Demon Deacons and the visiting Virginia Tech Hokies Sunday in college hoops action on Tuesday.

The Hokies will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 10-11 ATS against the number this season, while the Demon Deacons are 6-14-2 ATS. Virginia Tech is 10-11 on the totals; Wake Forest is 12-8-1.

View Virginia Tech vs Wake Forest Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
If you're backing the visitors in this one, you'll find the Hokies listed as 13.5-point favorites

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 311 (Demon Deacons) and the No. 53 (Hokies) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 80-61 result in favor of the Hokies has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Wake Forest's No. 191-ranked offense, averaging 68.6 PPG, against a Hokies defense that ranks No. 42 at 62.5 PPG. The Demon Deacons field goal percentage has averaged 42.6% so far, less than the Hokies marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.2% per game.

Defensively, Virginia Tech features the nation's No. 41-rated defense on the road, allowing 64.8 points per game. Wake Forest, meanwhile, comes in at No. 240 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Virginia Tech, they were a 61-54 loser as they battled Virginia on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 6-point favorite. Virginia Tech got 22 points from Malcolm Delaney but lost anyway, 61-54, to Virginia on Saturday at John Paul Jones Arena.

Wake Forest was an 84-66 loser in their most recent outing at home against Florida State. They failed to cover the 11–point spread as underdogs. Travis McKie scored 20 points in a futile effort to lead the Demon Deacons to a win (they lost 84-66 to Florida State at Joel Coliseum on Saturday).

Virginia Tech Hokies Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Duke are 5-4
After playing Virginia are 4-6
After a loss are 7-3

Wake Forest Demon Deacons Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Clemson are 5-5
After playing Florida State are 7-3
After a loss are 1-9

A few Hokies at Demon Deacons trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Virginia Tech's last 6 games on the road
Virginia Tech is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Wake Forest's last 5 games when playing Virginia Tech
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Wake Forest's last 7 games
Wake Forest is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Wake Forest is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games

Next up:
Virginia Tech home to Duke, Saturday, February 26
Wake Forest at Clemson, Saturday, February 26