Virginia Tech vs Florida State Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Saturday, March 4, 2023

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The Virginia Tech Hokies (17-13, 7-12 ACC) take on the Florida State Seminoles (9-21, 7-12 ACC) on Saturday at 4:00 PM ET in ACC action, aiting on ESPN2.

Virginia Tech is a solid 10-point favorite against Florida State when the Hokies take the court against the Seminoles on Saturday. The game has an over/under of 150.5.

Virginia Tech vs. Florida State Odds

Point Spread for Virginia Tech vs. Florida State

The spread for this matchup is set at 10 points, with oddsmakers listing Virginia Tech as the favorite.

Virginia Tech vs. Florida State Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Virginia Tech has -535 odds to pick up the win, while Florida State is listed at +397 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 150.5 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 4, 2023
  • Game Time: 4:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN2
  • Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
  • Arena: Cassell Coliseum

Virginia Tech vs. Florida State Betting Trends

Virginia Tech is 14-16-0 against the spread this year. The Hokies have been victorious in 16, or 64%, of the 25 contests they have been chosen as favorites in this season. Virginia Tech’s games this year have gone over the total in 18 out of 30 opportunities (60%).

In Florida State’s 30 games this year, it has 12 wins against the spread. The Seminoles have won four of the 20 games they were listed as the moneyline underdog this season (20%). Florida State’s games this year have gone over the point total 56.7% of the time (17 out of 30 games with a set point total).

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Virginia Tech vs. Florida State Key Players to Watch

Virginia Tech

Justyn Mutts is tops on his squad in both rebounds (7.3) and assists (4.7) per contest, and also posts 13.1 points. At the other end, he averages 1.6 steals and 0.7 blocked shots. Grant Basile leads the Hokies at 16.6 points per game, while also putting up 1.8 assists and 5.5 rebounds. Sean Pedulla is averaging 15.1 points, 3.9 assists and 3.8 rebounds per contest. Hunter Cattoor is putting up 10.7 points, 2.4 assists and 4 rebounds per game.

Florida State

Matthew Cleveland is No. 1 on the Seminoles in scoring (14.2 points per game) and rebounding (7.7), and averages 1.8 assists. He also averages 0.9 steals and 0.8 blocked shots. Caleb Mills tops the Seminoles in assists (3.5 per game), and puts up 13.2 points and 3.1 rebounds. He also posts 1.4 steals and 0.6 blocked shots. The Seminoles receive 13.6 points, 3 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game from Darin Green Jr.. The Seminoles receive 6.9 points, 2.9 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game from Jalen Warley.

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What you need to know about the Virginia Tech Hokies

Virginia Tech and its ACC opponents have combined to go over the point total 14 out of 19 times this season. The Hokies are 123rd in the country with 74.1 points per game so far this season. At the other end, they rank 156th with 69.4 points allowed per contest. This year, Virginia Tech is averaging 31.3 boards per game (212th-ranked in college basketball) and allowing 31.6 rebounds per contest (214th-ranked).

The Hokies are scoring 76.9 points per game when playing at home. When playing on the road, they are averaging 71.2 points per contest. Virginia Tech is draining 8.1 three-pointers per game (95th-ranked in college basketball). It sports a 35.6% shooting percentage (104th-ranked) from downtown. With 7 three-pointers conceded per game, the Hokies are 152nd in the nation. They are ceding a 33.5% shooting percentage from beyond the arc, which ranks 163rd in college basketball.

The Hokies have a 5-5 record against the spread while finishing 5-5 overall over their past 10 contests. Virginia Tech has hit the over in eight of its past 10 games. Virginia Tech’s offense has been improved over its last 10 games, putting up 76.6 points per contest compared to the 74.1 it has averaged this season. Virginia Tech’s defense has been less stingy lately, as the team has allowed 75.9 points per game over its last 10 compared to the 69.4 points per game its opponents are averaging this season.

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What you need to know about the Florida State Seminoles

Florida State has put together a 9-10-0 record against the spread in conference play this year. In 2022-23, the Seminoles are 216th in college basketball offensively (70 points scored per game) and 24th-worst on defense (76.5 points allowed). With 28.5 rebounds per game and 33 rebounds allowed, Florida State is 328th and 300th in the country, respectively.

In 2022-23 the Seminoles are scoring 2.2 more points per game at home (71.6) than away (69.4). Florida State is 276th in the country in 3-pointers made (6.5 per game) and 237th in 3-point percentage (33.3%). Defensively, the Seminoles are 21st-worst in the country in 3-pointers allowed per game at 8.9. And they are 13th-worst in 3-point percentage conceded at 37.5%.

The Seminoles have two wins against the spread, and are 2-8 overall, over their past 10 games. In its past 10 games, Florida State has hit the over seven times. Florida State is putting up 70.7 points per game in its last 10 games, compared to its season average of 70. The Seminoles are surrendering 82.9 points per contest in their past 10 games, which is 6.4 more points than they are allowing for the season (76.5).

Virginia Tech vs. Florida State Prediction & Pick

Our pick to win this matchup is Virginia Tech, and we expect that Virginia Tech will cover the spread (Virginia Tech -10). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 150.5 points.

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How to bet Virginia Tech vs. Florida State

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Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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