Florida State vs Virginia Tech Predictions, Picks, Betting Tips 2/1/2020
Game: Florida State Seminoles vs Virginia Tech Hokies
Date: Saturday, February 1, 2020
Location: Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg, VA
TV: ACCNE, FSN
Odds/Point Spread: Virginia Tech +2.5
The Florida State Seminoles head to Cassell Coliseum to take on the Virginia Tech Hokies on Saturday, February 1, 2020. The opening line for this game has Florida State as 2.5 point favorites.
Florida State heads into this matchup with a mark of 17-3. They currently have a point differential of 10.6 as they are averaging 75.0 points per contest while giving up 64.5 per game. Virginia Tech has an overall mark of 14-7. They are averaging 70.9 points per contest and giving up 63.3, which is a point differential of 7.5.
Valuable Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 8-11-1 against the spread this season
The Florida State Seminoles are 12-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Trends
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 10-11-0 against the spread this season
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 8-13-0 against the over/under this year
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
01/28/20 F Patrick Williams Toe is questionable
Key Virginia Tech Hokies Injuries
11/05/19 G Jonathan Kabongo Back is out indefinitely
Trent Forrest averages 11.5 points per contest in 32.0 minutes per game this year. He averages 4.2 assists per game and 4.0 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 45% for the season while his free throw percentage is 83%. Devin Vassell comes into this game averaging 13.3 points per contest while playing 28.1 minutes per night. He grabs 5.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is 74%.
Nahiem Alleyne averages 9.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 26.5 minutes per game. He also hauls in 2.6 rebounds per game and dishes 1.5 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 40% and his free throw percentage is 71%. Landers Nolley II scores 17.7 points per contest while playing 31.0 minutes per game. He hauls in 5.5 rebounds per contest and has 2.6 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is at 79%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Seminoles allow 64.5 points per contest which is 61st in the country. They also surrender a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 72nd and 199th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.5 rebounds a game which ranks 97th, and they allow 9.6 assists per game which puts them in 8th place in D-1. They force 18.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 342nd in Division 1. Florida State averages 75.0 points per contest, which is 91st in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 10.6 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 74th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 71st in the nation. They average 33.3 boards per contest and 13.5 assists per game, which ranks them 288th and 160th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 183rd with 13.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hokies give up 63.3 points per game, which ranks them 41st in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 83rd and 91st in those defensive statistics. They rank 179th with 12.5 dimes allowed per game and 212th with 35.8 boards surrendered per contest. The Hokies are 85th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 12.4 per contest. Virginia Tech is 192nd in the country with 70.9 points per contest this season. They are 201st in D-1 in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 7.5. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 32nd in the country. They are 200th in the nation in rebounding with 35.3 boards per contest and 30th in assists per game with 15.5. The Hokies are 348th in turnovers per contest with 9.8.
The Seminoles are 72nd in the nation in offensive rating with 106.8. In terms of pace they are 195th in the country with 69.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 80th. As a team they are 69th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 213th in Division 1. Florida State is 189th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.4 times per 100 possessions.
Virginia Tech is 345th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions. The Hokies are 99th in the country in offensive rating with 105.4. In terms of pace they are 317th in Division 1 with 66.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 79th. As a team they are 114th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 48% of their shots, ranking 13th in the nation.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Florida State -2.5 and over 133 total points
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