Wofford Terriers vs Virginia Tech Hokies Prediction, 11/19/2023 College Basketball Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Wofford Terriers vs Virginia Tech Hokies
Date: Sunday, November 19, 2023
Location: Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg, VA
Cassell Coliseum is where the Virginia Tech Hokies (2-1) will attempt to beat the Wofford Terriers (2-1) on Sunday.
The Wofford Terriers played Tennessee and took a loss by a score of 82-61 in their last game. In the matter of personal fouls, the Terriers ended up with 18 while Tennessee finished the game with 16 personal fouls. They also buried 11 of their 27 shots from 3-point range. Tennessee ended up shooting 73.9% when shooting free throws by knocking down 17 of their 23 shots. In addition, Tennessee pulled down 34 rebounds (13 offensive, 21 defensive), but didn't record a block for the team. Tennessee distributed 16 assists and had 10 steals in the game. Concerning defending, Wofford let their opponent shoot 45.8% from the floor on 27 out of 59 shooting. They also dished out 15 dimes in this game as well as creating 8 turnovers and getting 2 steals. In terms of hauling in rebounds, they earned 30 with 12 of them being on the offensive end. At the charity stripe, the Terriers made 5 of 8 attempts for a rate of 62.5%. Wofford ended the game with a 37.7% field goal percentage (23 out of 61) and knocked down 10 of 37 3-pointers.
Corey Tripp is a guy who played a role for the contest. He racked up 19 points on 9 out of 14 shooting. He played 32 mins and grabbed 3 rebounds. He finished shooting 64.3% from the floor and also earned 5 dimes.
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Wofford comes into this contest with a win-loss record of 2-1 for the campaign. They average 81.7 pts per contest (117th in the country) while connecting on 47.3% from the floor. The Terriers are shooting 33.7% from downtown (30 of 89) and 65.2% from the charity stripe. As a team, Wofford is pulling in 34.3 boards per game and is sitting with 51 dimes for the campaign, which is 93rd in the country in terms of passing the ball. They are giving up possession 12.0 times per game and as a basketball team they commit 20.0 fouls on a nightly basis.
When they are on the defensive end, the Terriers are forcing 9.7 turnovers per game and they draw 20.0 fouls. They are giving up 34.3% on shots from distance and they are ranked 335th in D-1 in points per game allowed (82.7). The Terriers defensively are allowing a shooting percentage of 46.0% (80 of 174) and they surrender 34.0 rebounds per contest as a basketball team. They rank 187th in Division 1 in giving up assists with 37 relinquished on the year.
The last time they took the hardwood, the Virginia Tech Hokies went home defeated by a final of 79-60 when they played Campbell. When talking about cleaning the glass, Virginia Tech permitted Campbell to snag 28 overall (8 on the offensive side). They went 47.6% from behind the 3-point line by connecting on 10 out of 21 and ended up shooting 7 of 8 at the free throw line (87.5%). The Hokies permitted Campbell to bury 31 of their 55 attempts from the floor which had them sitting at 56.4% in the game. When all was said and done, the Hokies shot 22 out of 58 from the field which gave them a rate of 37.9%. In the matter of 3-pointers, Virginia Tech converted 4 out of 19 attempts (21.1%). They were able to knock down 12 of them for a rate of 80.0%. Campbell committed 16 fouls in the game which took the Hokies to the free throw line for 15 shots. They also gave up possession 6 times, while earning 6 steals in the matchup. The Hokies were able to snag 24 defensive rebounds and 8 offensive boards totaling 32 for the matchup.
Lynn Kidd pitched in for the Hokies in this contest. He accumulated 24 points in his 25 minutes on the hardwood and totaled 1 assist for the game. He made 9 out of 12 for the contest for a field goal percentage of 75.0%, and had 15 rebounds.
Virginia Tech has a mark of 2-1 for the season. The Hokies commit 13.0 personal fouls every game and they hit 80.3% from the free throw line. Their rate of dishing out assists is at 18.7 times per game (37th in college hoops) and they turn the ball over 7.7 times per game. Virginia Tech has accumulated 237 pts so far this season (79.0 per game) and they pull in 33.3 boards per contest. As an offense, the Hokies are connecting on 46.5% from the floor, which is ranked 135th in the country.
The Hokies on the defensive end are ranked 37th in college basketball in PPG surrendered with 59.3. They are able to force 15.0 turnovers per game and have let teams shoot 40.8% from the floor (170th in Division 1). The Virginia Tech defense concedes 35.1% on three-point shots (20 of 57) and opponents are making 71.4% of their free throw shots. They surrender 10.3 assists and 30.0 rebounds every game, which has them ranked 101st and 48th in D-1.
Who will win tonight's NCAA basketball game against the spread?
Josh Schonwald's Pick: Take Virginia Tech
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