Virginia at Virginia Tech College Basketball Picks & Parlay 1/3/2018
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
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The Virginia Cavaliers head to Cassell Coliseum to take on the Virginia Tech Hokies on Wednesday, January 3, 2018. The opening line for this matchup has Virginia as 1.5 point favorites.
Virginia heads into this matchup with a mark of 12-1. They currently have a point differential of 18.3 as they are averaging 71.1 points per contest while giving up 52.8 per game. Virginia Tech has an overall record of 11-3. They are averaging 88.8 points per game and surrendering 70.1, good for a point differential of 18.6.
Valuable Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers are 7-3 against the spread this season
The Virginia Cavaliers are 3-7 against the over/under this year
Important Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Trends
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 7-3 against the spread this season
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 7-3 against the over/under this year
Key Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key Virginia Tech Hokies Injuries
11/10/17 G Ty Outlaw ACL is out for season
Devon Hall averages 11.5 points per contest in 27.8 minutes per game this year. He averages 2.8 assists per game and 3.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% for the season while his free throw percentage is 88%. Kyle Guy averages 15.7 points per contest while playing 29.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 1.9 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.6 assists per game. His FG percentage is 56% while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Justin Bibbs averages 14.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.2 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.3 rebounds per game and dishes 1.4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 55% and his free throw percentage is 83%. Ahmed Hill scores 15.6 points per contest while playing 28.9 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 3.6 rebounds per contest and has 1.1 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 56% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cavaliers allow 52.8 points per contest which is 1st in Division 1. They also surrender a 36% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 3rd and 35th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 30.6 rebounds a game which ranks 19th, and they allow 8.5 assists per game which puts them in 2nd place in the country. They force 13.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 185th in the nation. Virginia averages 71.1 points per contest this year, which is 263rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 18.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a unit, which has them ranked 72nd. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 44th in college basketball. They average 34.2 boards per contest and 13.8 assists per game, which ranks them 262nd and 192nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 350th with 9.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hokies give up 70.1 points per game, which ranks them 136th in the country. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 72nd and 22nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 177th with 13.4 dimes allowed per game and 78th with 32.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Hokies are 141st in the nation in forcing turnovers with 13.4 per contest this year. Virginia Tech is 9th in Division 1 with 88.8 points per contest this season. They are 1st in the country in shooting at 53%, while their average scoring margin is 18.6. They shoot 43% from beyond the arc, which is good for 6th in D-1. They are 161st in college basketball in rebounding with 36.7 boards per contest and 13th in assists per game with 18.4. The Hokies are 203rd in turnovers per contest with 13.1.
The Cavaliers are 49th in the nation in offensive rating with 113.7, and their defensive rating of 84.4 is ranked 3rd. In terms of pace they are 351st in the country with 62.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 78th. As a team they are 79th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 247th in Division 1. Virginia is 337th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13 times per 100 possessions while forcing 19.7 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 43%, which is 9th in the nation.
Virginia Tech is 211th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.8 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 46%, which is 52nd in the nation. The Hokies are 11th in the country in offensive rating with 119.9, and their defensive rating of 94.7 is ranked 62nd. In terms of pace they are 62nd in Division 1 with 73.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 62% is 2nd. As a team they are 2nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 64% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shots, ranking 137th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Virginia -1.5 and under 151 total points
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