Virginia Tech at Virginia College Basketball Picks & Predictions 2/10/2018
Saturday, February 10, 2018
John Paul Jones Arena
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The Virginia Tech Hokies travel to John Paul Jones Arena to play the Virginia Cavaliers on Saturday, February 10, 2018. The opening line for this game has Virginia as 13 point favorites.
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Virginia Tech heads into this matchup with a mark of 17-7. They currently have a point differential of 10.9 as they are averaging 84.7 points per contest while giving up 73.8 per game. Virginia has an overall record of 23-1. They are averaging 68.3 points per game and surrendering 52.4, good for a point differential of 15.9.
Valuable Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Trends
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 12-8 against the spread this season
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 14-6 against the over/under this year
Important Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers are 16-4 against the spread this season
The Virginia Cavaliers are 5-16 against the over/under this year
Key Virginia Tech Hokies Injuries
11/10/17 G Ty Outlaw ACL is out for season
Key Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
02/09/18 G Nigel Johnson Suspension Served is probable Saturday vs Virginia Tech
Justin Robinson averages 13.6 points per game in 30.7 minutes per contest this season. He averages 5.6 assists per contest and 2.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 48% for the year while his free throw percentage is 77%. Justin Bibbs averages 13.8 points per game while playing 32.6 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 2.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Devon Hall averages 12.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.1 rebounds per contest and 3.1 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 93%. Kyle Guy averages 15.4 points per game while playing 31.8 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 2.3 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is at 86%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hokies allow 73.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 224th in the nation. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 35% average from behind the arc, ranking them 134th and 185th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 34.2 rebounds a game which ranks 139th, and they give up 13.8 assists per contest, which puts them in 213th place in the country. They force 13.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 167th in college basketball. Virginia Tech averages 84.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 17th in Division 1. Their average scoring margin is 10.9 and their shooting percentage is 52% as a team, which has them ranked 3rd. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 24th in D-1. They average 33.9 rebounds per game and 17.2 assists per game, which ranks them 265th and 17th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 243rd with 12.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cavaliers surrender 52.4 points per contest, which ranks them 1st in the country. Their defense allows a 38% shooting percentage and a 29% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 4th in those defensive statistics. They rank 1st with 8.4 assists allowed per contest, and 30th with 31.4 rebounds surrendered per game. The Cavaliers are 237th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 14.1 per game this season. Virginia is 295th in Division 1 with 68.3 points per game this year. They are 88th in the country in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 15.9. They shoot 39% from 3-point range, which is good for 37th in the nation. They are 325th in college basketball in rebounding with 32.4 boards per game and 182nd in assists per contest with 13.7. The Cavaliers are 351st in turnovers per game with 9.1.
The Hokies are 149th in the country in defensive rating with 101, and their offensive rating of 115.9 is ranked 16th. They are 67th in college basketball in pace with 72.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 60% is 4th. As a unit they are 6th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 127th in D-1. Virginia Tech is 245th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions while forcing 16 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 50%, which is 153rd in the country.
Virginia is 343rd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 20 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 43%, which is 3rd in Division 1. The Cavaliers are 2nd in the nation in defensive rating with 85.2, and their offensive rating of 111.1 is ranked 60th. They are 351st in D-1 in pace with 61.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 53% is 93rd. As a unit they are 98th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 233rd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Virginia Tech/Virginia college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take Virginia -13
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