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East Carolina Pirates Hosting the Virginia Tech Hokies Week 4 Odds and Betting Pick

The East Carolina Pirates will try to pick up win and cover the spread at Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium on Saturday when they get a visit from the Virginia Tech Hokies in Week 4 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The East Carolina Pirates were sitting as 6-point underdogs earlier in the week at Bovada. The total was to be set a bit later in the week for over under betting purposes.

A 23-20 result in favor of the Hokies is the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Virginia Tech Hokies vs East Carolina Pirates Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Betting fans of the East Carolina Pirates have seen them go 1-2 and 1-2 ATS so far this season, while the Virginia Tech Hokies are at 2-1 and 2-1 ATS. In over under totals betting, the Virginia Tech Hokies are 3-0, while the East Carolina Pirates are 2-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and East Carolina vs Virginia Tech injuries news.

According to the Power Rankings here at Odds Shark it's the No. 29-rated East Carolina Pirates and the No. 59-rated Virginia Tech Hokies in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the East Carolina Pirates No. 102-ranked offense (24.33 PPG) against a Virginia Tech Hokies defense that ranks No. 60 at 23 PPG. The East Carolina Pirates passing attack has averaged 300.33 yards per game, more than the Virginia Tech Hokies give up through the air (150.33 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Virginia Tech Hokies feature the league's No. 36-rated road run defense, allowing 144 yards per game. East Carolina, meanwhile, ranks No. 57 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out for the the Boilermakers, they were scorched by Isaiah Ford for 128 receiving yards against the Hokies in a 51-24 loss at Ross-Ade Stadium.

Keenan Reynolds went over the 100-yard mark (142) in his team's latest effort, but Navy still defeated East Carolina by a score of 45-21.

Betting Trends
  • Virginia Tech is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Virginia Tech is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Virginia Tech's last 5 games
  • Virginia Tech is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • East Carolina is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • East Carolina is 15-8 SU in its last 23 games
  • East Carolina is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of East Carolina's last 6 games

Next Betting Matchups

Virginia Tech home to Pittsburgh, Saturday, October 3rd
East Carolina at Southern Methodist, Saturday, October 3rd