Betting on today’s Cavaliers and Seminoles game? Catch the action at Donald L. Tucker Center in Tallahassee, FL, as the Seminoles hosts this showdown at 8:00 ET on CW. Virginia is favored by -1.5 in this Atlantic Coast conference contest against Florida State. The game’s over/under currently sits at 129 points.

VIRGINIA CAVALIERS VS FLORIDA STATE SEMINOLES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Florida State Seminoles +1.5

This game will be played at Donald L. Tucker Center at 8:00 ET on Saturday, February 10th.

WHY BET THE FLORIDA STATE SEMINOLES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-68 in favor of the Seminoles.
  • Not only will Florida State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at +1.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 129 points, and we like the over with a projected 142 points.

Can Virginia Pull Out the Win as Road Favorites?

Virginia comes into this game as the favorite, as they have been in 18 of their 23 games this season. So far, they have gone 16-2 when favored, and they have a record of 18-5 overall.

On the road, Virginia has gone just 3-5 this season, and their average scoring margin is -9.6 points per game. However, they have won their last three games away from home, and their current win streak is at seven games.

Virginia has an ATS record of 13-9-1 this season and they are 3-5 vs. the spread on the road. As the favorite, the Cavaliers are 11-6-1 vs. the spread this year and over their last 10 games as the favorite, they have gone 6-3-1. In their last 3 road games, Virginia is 3-0 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 129 is higher than the average over/under line in Virginia’s games this season (126.9). Over their last three games, the over/under record for the Cavaliers is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 115 points.

In contrast to their season average of 65.1 points per game, the Virginia had a below average performance. They scored 60 points against Miami (FL) and had a field goal percentage of 48.1%. Reece Beekman is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 13.4. Meanwhile, Isaac McKneely also brings a PPG average of 11.6 into the game.

In the current season, the Virginia defense has excelled, sitting 2nd in the nation by allowing 56.9 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.5 threes per game vs. Florida State. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 31.1%.

Does Florida State Have a Shot at a Home Win?

Florida State comes into this game with a 13-9 record, including a 7-4 mark in ACC play. They are 8-5 at home this season, but they have lost their last two games at home.

For the year, the Seminoles have been the underdog in 10 of their 22 games, going 6-4 in those contests. So far, they have been the underdog in five of their 13 home games, going 3-2 in those matchups.

Florida State has an ATS record of 12-9-1 this season, going 6-6-1 against the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Seminoles have an ATS mark of 7-3.

Today’s over/under line of 129 is lower than the average over/under line of 151 in Florida State’s games this season. So far, 18 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 and the average scoring total is 153 points.

In their recent matchup, the Florida State offense ended with 63 points against Boston College. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 43.8% and made 5 threes. Jamir Watkins is currently the leading scorer for the team, entering today’s matchup with an average of 13.7. Meanwhile, Darin Green Jr also brings a PPG average of 12 into the game.

At present, the Seminoles’ defense is nationally ranked 222nd, allowing 74.1 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.3 threes per game vs. Virginia. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 32.0%.