Virginia Tech vs Notre Dame Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Tuesday, March 7, 2023

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The Virginia Tech Hokies (18-13, 8-12 ACC) and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (11-20, 3-17 ACC) will look to advance in the ACC tournament on Tuesday as they square off at 7:00 PM.

Virginia Tech is a healthy 6.5-point favorite against Notre Dame when the Hokies play the Fighting Irish on Tuesday. The over/under for the game is set at 145.5.

Virginia Tech vs. Notre Dame Odds

Point Spread for Virginia Tech vs. Notre Dame

The spread for this matchup is set at 6.5 points, with bookmakers listing Virginia Tech as the favorite.

Virginia Tech vs. Notre Dame Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Virginia Tech has -288 odds to pick up the win, while Notre Dame is listed at +231 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 145.5 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Tuesday, March 7, 2023
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ACC Network
  • Location: Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Arena: Greensboro Coliseum

Virginia Tech vs. Notre Dame Betting Trends

In Virginia Tech’s 31 games this season, it has 15 wins against the spread. The Hokies have been favorites in 26 games this season and have come away with the win 17 times (65.4%) in those contests. Virginia Tech’s games this year have hit the over on 18 of 31 set point totals.

Notre Dame has played 31 games, with nine wins, against the spread. The Fighting Irish have put together a 2-12 record in games they were listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 14.3% of those games). Notre Dame’s games this year have hit the over 51.6% of the time (16 out of 31 games with a set point total).

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Virginia Tech vs. Notre Dame Key Players to Watch

Virginia Tech

Justyn Mutts paces his squad in both rebounds (7.3) and assists (4.8) per game, and also puts up 12.9 points. Defensively, he delivers 1.6 steals and 0.8 blocked shots. Grant Basile leads his squad in both points (16.5) and assists (1.8) per contest, and also posts 5.5 rebounds. Defensively, he delivers 0.5 steals and 1.2 blocked shots. Sean Pedulla puts up 15.4 points, 3.7 rebounds and 3.8 assists per contest, shooting 42.2% from the floor and 35% from downtown with 2 made 3-pointers per game. Hunter Cattoor is posting 10.8 points, 2.4 assists and 3.9 rebounds per contest.

Notre Dame

Nate Laszewski tops the Fighting Irish in scoring (14 points per game) and rebounding (7.2), and puts up 1.3 assists. He also delivers 0.4 steals and 0.7 blocked shots. Cormac Ryan gets the Fighting Irish 12.1 points, 4 rebounds and 2.5 assists per contest. He also averages 1.3 steals and 0.4 blocked shots. Dane Goodwin gives the Fighting Irish 11.4 points, 5.1 rebounds and 2.1 assists per contest. He also puts up 0.9 steals and 0.3 blocked shots. Trey Wertz is the Fighting Irish’s top assist man (3.3 per game), and he delivers 8.5 points and 2.9 rebounds.

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What you need to know about the Virginia Tech Hokies

Virginia Tech is 9-11-0 ATS in conference action this season. Offensively, the Hokies are averaging 74.4 points per game (118th-ranked in college basketball). They are allowing 69.1 points per contest on defense (144th-ranked). Virginia Tech ranks 226th in the nation with 31.1 rebounds per game this year. Meanwhile, it ranks 190th with 31.2 rebounds allowed per contest.

Virginia Tech is draining 8.4 threes per game (72nd-ranked in college basketball). It has a 36.1% shooting percentage (75th-ranked) from beyond the arc. The Hokies rank 152nd in the nation with 7 treys allowed per game so far this year. Meanwhile, they rank 166th with a 33.5% shooting percentage allowed from downtown.

The Hokies have gone 5-5 in their past 10 games, with a 5-5 record against the spread during that span. Virginia Tech has hit the over in seven of its last 10 outings. Virginia Tech has been scoring 76.3 points per game in its last 10 times on the court, an average that’s slightly higher than the 74.4 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 campaign. Virginia Tech has been a little suspect on the defensive end of the floor of late, allowing 74.9 points per game over its last 10 outings compared to the 69.1 it has surrendered this season.

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What you need to know about the Notre Dame Fighting Irish

Notre Dame has covered seven times in 20 games with a spread in conference play this year. In 2022-23, the Fighting Irish are 221st in the country on offense (69.8 points scored per game) and 245th on defense (72.3 points allowed). Notre Dame collects 28.8 rebounds per game and give up 33.5 boards, ranking 321st and 314th, respectively, in the nation.

At 8.8 made 3-pointers per game and shooting 35.8% from beyond the arc, Notre Dame is 44th and 90th in the nation, respectively, in those categories. The Fighting Irish are 177th in the country in 3-pointers conceded (7.2 per game) and 211th in 3-point percentage defensively (34.3%).

The Fighting Irish have a 5-5 record against the spread while going 2-8 overall over their past 10 contests. Three of Notre Dame’s past 10 outings have hit the over. In its last 10 games, Notre Dame is putting up 68.3 points per contest, compared to its season average of 69.8. The Fighting Irish are ceding 72.8 points per game in their past 10 games, which is 0.5 more points than they are allowing for the season (72.3).

Virginia Tech vs. Notre Dame Prediction & Pick

Our pick to win this contest is Virginia Tech, and we predict that Virginia Tech will cover the spread (Virginia Tech -6.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going under the posted total of 145.5 points.

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How to bet Virginia Tech vs. Notre Dame

You can bet on Virginia Tech vs. Notre Dame at every legal online sportsbook. For more college basketball odds, including moneylines, spreads, over/under totals, check out the latest NCAA lines as well as our guide to the best college basketball betting sites.

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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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