Monday, January 4, 2016
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The Virginia Cavaliers travel to Cassell Coliseum to play the Virginia Tech Hokies on Monday, January 4, 2016. The opening line for this game has Virginia as 12.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 137.
The Cavaliers come into this game with an overall record of 12-1 and a road record of 1-1. They are 6-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-5. The Hokies have an overall record of 9-5 and a home record of 7-3. They have an over/under record of 4-4 and they are 3-5 against the spread.
Malcolm Brogdon comes into this contest averaging 16.8 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night so far this season for the Cavaliers. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Anthony Gill averages 15.2 points per game in 28.1 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.5 assists per contest and 6.3 rebounds per game for Virginia. His field goal percentage is 60% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%.
Seth Allen averages 14.6 points per game while playing 26.4 minutes per contest this year for the Hokies. He grabs 3.4 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 39% and his free throw percentage currently is at 74%. Zach LeDay averages 14.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 29.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 9.7 rebounds per contest and 1.3 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is 76%.
Virginia averages 75.7 points per contest this season which ranks them 106th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 16.1 and their shooting percentage is 50% as a team which has them ranked 9th. Behind the arc they shoot 41% which is good for 14th in the country. They average 33.8 rebounds per game and 15.2 assists per game which ranks them 269th and 71st in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 1st with 8.5 per game. The Cavaliers allow 59.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 6th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 33% average from behind the arc ranking them 119th and 128th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 27.7 rebounds a game which ranks 2nd and they give up 9.5 assists per contest which puts them in 7th place in the country. They force 13 turnovers per game which ranks them 172nd in the Division 1.
Virginia Tech averages 77.4 points per game this year which ranks them 86th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 8.4 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 102nd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 211th in the nation. They average 40.7 rebounds per game and 12.1 assists per contest which ranks them 34th and 237th respectively. In the turnover department the Hokies rank 223rd with 13.5 per game. The Hokies allow 69 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 115th in the country. They also allow a 40% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 53rd and 71st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 175th and they give up 12.1 assists per contest which puts them in 106th place in the nation. The Hokies force 14.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 88th in college basketball.
Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers are 6-5 against the spread
The Virginia Cavaliers are 6-5 against the over/under
Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Trends
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 3-5 against the spread
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 4-4 against the over/under
Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Virginia Tech Hokies Injuries
12/28/15 G Chris Clarke Foot out indefinitely
11/10/15 G Ahmed Hill Thigh out indefinitely
01/03/16 G Ty Outlaw Illness out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Virginia
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