Kickoff for the Hokies and Cavaliers matchup on Saturday, November 25th is set for 3:30 ET. This week 13 CFB showdown will be televised on ACCN. In this Atlantic Coast game, the Hokies are listed as 2.5 point road favorites. Will they come out with a win on the road and cover the spread?
VIRGINIA TECH HOKIES VS VIRGINIA CAVALIERS BETTING PICK
The Pick: Virginia Tech Hokies -2.5
This game will be played at Scott Stadium at 3:30 ET on Saturday, November 25th.
WHY BET THE VIRGINIA TECH HOKIES:
- We have this one finishing with a projected score of 29-25 in favor of Virginia Tech.
- Not only will Virginia Tech pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.5.
- The over/under is currently sitting at 53 points, and we like the over with a projected 54 points.
Can Virginia Tech Secure a Road Victory?
So far, the Virginia Tech Hokies are 5-6, including going 1-4 on the road and 4-2 at home.
Heading into this week’s matchup with Virginia, the Hokies have been favored in five games and the underdog in five. Their ATS mark coming into the game is 6-5.
After 11 games, the average over/under line in Virginia Tech’s matches stands at 45.7 points. The collective score in their games has averaged 51.1 points, resulting in an OU record of 7-4.
Virginia Tech’s offense is averaging 26.2 points per game, which ranks them 60th in the NCAA. Through the air, they’re at 207.3 passing yards on average, putting them at 85th in the nation. Their rushing attack is currently 53rd in rushing yards, with an average of 410 rushing attempts per game this season.
The Virginia Tech defense, going into this week’s game, holds 96th place for points allowed, allowing 24.9 points per game. Opponents have been gaining an average of 166.5 passing yards each game against them (20th in the country). On the ground, they’re yielding 159.7 rushing yards, ranking them 100th in college football.
Is a Home Win Possible for the Cavaliers?
With a 3-8 record, the Virginia Cavaliers take on Virginia Tech. Their road record so far is (1-3) and at home (1-4).
Heading into this week’s matchup with Virginia Tech, the Cavaliers have been favored in one game and the underdog in eight. Their ATS mark coming into the game is 6-3.
This season, Virginia has posted an over/under record of 6-2-1 through 11 games. On average their games have combined for 55.6 points.
In the rushing game, the Cavaliers are currently 30th in college football with 421 attempts per game. This has resulted in an average of 125.8 rushing yards per game, putting them 99th nationally. Their passing game has averaged 31.7 passes and 251.5 yards per game. When it comes to scoring, they are 71st, averaging 23.8 points per game.
Virginia’s defense is ranked 120th in passing yards allowed per game as they prepare for this matchup. Opponents have attempted an average of 32.3 passing attempts against the Cavaliers. They have given up 31.8 points per game so far, placing them 135th in college football. In the NCAA’s rush defense category, they are 135th.