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Virginia Tech Hokies vs Syracuse Orange Week 7 Betting Preview, Odds and Pick

The Syracuse Orange will try to pay off for their supporters on Saturday when they play host to the Virginia Tech Hokies at Carrier Dome in Week 7 college football betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the Syracuse Orange pegged as 17-point underdogs in this matchup. The total, meanwhile, had yet to be posted as of writing - check the lines shortly.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 41.4-16.6 result in favor of the Hokies. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Virginia Tech Hokies vs Syracuse Orange Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Syracuse will face the 4-1 Virginia Tech Hokies, who own a 3-2 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Syracuse Orange are 2-4 so far this season while the Hokies are 3-2. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Syracuse vs Virginia Tech injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Syracuse Orange at No. 112 and the Virginia Tech Hokies at No. 19 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Syracuse's No. 91-ranked offense, averaging 25.67 PPG, against a Virginia Tech defense that ranks No. 10 this week at 15.6 PPG. The Syracuse aerial game is averaging 336.33 yards per game, more than the Virginia Tech Hokies secondary allows through the air, 132.2 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Virginia Tech Hokies feature the league's No. 48-rated road run defense, allowing 156 yards per game. Syracuse, meanwhile, ranks No. 107 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

North Carolina didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Hokies as Virginia Tech blasted them 34-3 in Week 6 action.

The Orange suffered a Week 6 loss against Wake Forest in their last game, falling 28-9 at BB&T Field.

Betting Trends
  • Virginia Tech is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Virginia Tech's last 6 games
  • Virginia Tech is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Virginia Tech's last 6 games on the road
  • Syracuse is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Syracuse is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of Syracuse's last 18 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Syracuse's last 7 games

Next Betting Matchups

Virginia Tech home to Miami-FL, Thursday, October 20th
Syracuse at Boston College, Saturday, October 22nd