Virginia Tech vs Virginia NCAA Basketball Parlay 1/4/2020
Game: Virginia Tech Hokies vs Virginia Cavaliers
Date: Saturday, January 4, 2020
Location: John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, VA
TV: ACCNE, FSN
Odds/Point Spread: Virginia -6.5
The Virginia Tech Hokies head to John Paul Jones Arena to take on the Virginia Cavaliers on Saturday, January 4, 2020. The opening line for this game has Virginia as 6.5 point favorites.
Virginia Tech heads into this matchup with a mark of 10-3. They currently have a point differential of 13.2 as they are averaging 74.2 points per contest while giving up 61.1 per game. Virginia has an overall record of 10-2. They are averaging 55.2 points per game and surrendering 47.3, good for a point differential of 7.8.
Valuable Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Trends
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 7-6-0 against the spread this season
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 5-8-0 against the over/under this year
Important Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers are 3-9-0 against the spread this season
The Virginia Cavaliers are 4-8-0 against the over/under this year
Key Virginia Tech Hokies Injuries
11/05/19 G Jonathan Kabongo Back is out indefinitely
Key Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
12/03/19 G Braxton Key Wrist is out indefinitely
Nahiem Alleyne averages 10.2 points per contest in 28.4 minutes per game this year. He averages 1.6 assists per game and 2.5 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 39% for the season while his free throw percentage is 76%. Landers Nolley II comes into this game averaging 17.4 points per contest while playing 28.9 minutes per night. He grabs 5.8 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.5 assists per game. His FG percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is 76%.
Jay Huff averages 9.2 points per game and he sees the court an average of 24.1 minutes per game. He also hauls in 6.3 rebounds per game and dishes 0.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 60% and his free throw percentage is 53%. Mamadi Diakite scores 13.8 points per contest while playing 31.3 minutes per game. He hauls in 6.5 rebounds per contest and has 0.4 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is at 75%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Hokies allow 61.1 points per contest which is 33rd in the country. They also surrender a 39% shooting percentage and a 31% average from 3-point range, ranking them 59th and 90th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 152nd, and they allow 13.1 assists per game which puts them in 218th place in D-1. They force 13.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 97th in Division 1. Virginia Tech averages 74.2 points per contest, which is 128th in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 13.2 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 103rd. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 11th in the nation. They average 36.5 boards per contest and 16.2 assists per game, which ranks them 166th and 35th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 350th with 9.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Cavaliers give up 47.3 points per game, which ranks them 1st in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 35% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 1st and 23rd in those defensive statistics. They rank 2nd with 7.8 dimes allowed per game and 11th with 29.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Cavaliers are 121st in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 13.3 per contest. Virginia is 348th in the country with 55.2 points per contest this season. They are 304th in D-1 in shooting at 41%, while their average scoring margin is 7.8. They shoot 27% from beyond the arc, which is good for 339th in the country. They are 240th in the nation in rebounding with 34.6 boards per contest and 321st in assists per game with 10.6. The Cavaliers are 280th in turnovers per contest with 12.3.
The Hokies have an offensive rating of 111.3, which is ranked 27th. They are 314th in college basketball in pace with 66.7 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 55% is 37th. As a unit they are 55th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 46% of their shot attempts, ranking 23rd in D-1. Virginia Tech is 347th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.6 times per 100 possessions.
Virginia is 96th in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18 times per 100 possessions. The Cavaliers have an offensive rating of 92.3, which is ranked 314th. They are 350th in D-1 in pace with 59.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 46% is 313th. As a unit they are 317th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 49% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 162nd in the country.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take Virginia Tech +6.5 and over 110.5 total points
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