Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Cavaliers versus the Hokies? Tip off is at at 7:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN. The game will be played at Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg, VA. The odds for this Atlantic Coast conference game currently have Virginia Tech as the -3 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 126.5 points.

VIRGINIA CAVALIERS VS VIRGINIA TECH HOKIES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Virginia Tech Hokies -3

This game will be played at Cassell Coliseum at 7:00 ET on Monday, February 19th.

WHY BET THE VIRGINIA TECH HOKIES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Hokies.
  • Not only will Virginia Tech pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 126.5 points, and we like the over with a projected 143 points.

Will Virginia Make it Happen on the Road?

Virginia is 4-5 on the road this season, and they have won their last four games away from home. The Cavaliers have gone 20-6 overall, and they are 11-4 in ACC play. They are 2-3 when listed as the underdog this year.

Virginia’s average scoring margin on the road is -8.1 points per game. So far, they have been favored in 21 of their 26 games, going 18-3 in those matchups. Their record in the last 10 road games is 4-6.

Virginia’s overall ATS record this season is 14-11-1, but they have been better vs. the spread on the road, going 4-5. Their ATS mark as the underdog is 2-3, while they are 3-0 vs. the spread in their last three road games. As the underdog, the Cavaliers are 3-7 in their last 10 games.

This season, the over/under record for Virginia games is 12-14. So far, the average scoring total in their games is 122.9, which is lower than the average over/under line of 126.9. In their last three games, the average scoring total is 129, and their over/under record during that stretch is 2-1. Overall, their last 10 over/under record is 5-5.

The Virginia offense, in their latest game, managed to score just 49 points versus Wake Forest. During the game, they attempted 13 three-point shots and had a field goal percentage of 40.7%. The top scorer for the Cavaliers was Reece Beekman with 20 points, while Isaac McKneely also chipped in with 12 points.

Coming into today’s game, the Virginia defense is giving up an average of 57.9 points per contest. In today’s game, the Virginia defense will be looking to once again do a good job defending the three-point line, as they gave up just 4 three-pointers while giving up 47 points.

Can the Hokies Pull Off a Home Win?

Virginia Tech will be looking to bounce back from a 96-81 loss to North Carolina in their last game. Over their last ten home games, the Hokies have gone 8-2.

On the season, Virginia Tech has a record of 14-11, including a 13-3 mark at home. They have gone 11-4 when favored this season.

Overall, Virginia Tech has an ATS record of 10-13-2 this season. At home, the Hokies are 9-5-2 vs. the spread. In their last three home games, Virginia Tech has gone 2-1 ATS, and over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Hokies are 4-4-2.

Virginia Tech’s over/under record this season is 13-12 and the average scoring total in their games is 145.3. Today’s over/under line of 126.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games (143.9). In their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 and the average scoring total is 157 points.

Virginia Tech’s offense had a good outing, putting up 81 points against North Carolina. They achieved a 41.8% field goal percentage and went 18/20 from the free-throw line. Leading the team in scoring was Michael Collins Jr. with 18 points. Mylyjael Poteat also added 15 points for the Hokies.

The Hokies’ defense is presently ranked 139th nationally, allowing an average of 70.7 points per contest. Virginia Tech’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the North Carolina offense to knock down 51% of their shots on their way to putting up 96 points.