Virginia Tech vs Virginia Prediction: Odds, Picks, Best Bets – Saturday, February 4, 2023

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The Virginia Cavaliers (17-3, 9-2 ACC) will attempt to build on a seven-game winning run when visiting the Virginia Tech Hokies (13-9, 3-8 ACC) on Saturday, February 4, 2023 at Cassell Coliseum. This game is at 12:00 PM ET.

The Hokies play the Cavaliers in a game that Virginia Tech is currently a slim favorite by 1 points. A 129-point total has been set for the game.

Virginia Tech vs. Virginia Odds

Point Spread for Virginia Tech vs. Virginia

The spread for this matchup is set at 1 point, with oddsmakers listing Virginia Tech as the favorite.

Virginia Tech vs. Virginia Moneyline

As for the moneyline, Virginia Tech has -116 odds to pick up the win, while Virginia is listed at -104 to claim victory.


Finally, the over/under for the game is set at 129 points.

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Game Time and How to Watch

  • Game Day: Saturday, February 4, 2023
  • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • Location: Blacksburg, Virginia
  • Arena: Cassell Coliseum

Virginia Tech vs. Virginia Betting Trends

Against the spread, Virginia Tech is 10-12-0 this season. The Hokies have been favorites in 18 games this season and have come away with the win 12 times (66.7%) in those contests. Virginia Tech’s games this year have hit the over on 12 of 20 set point totals.

In Virginia’s 20 games this year, it has eight wins against the spread. The Cavaliers have won 66.7% of the games this season they were the moneyline underdog (2-1). Virginia has hit the over 55% of the time this season (11 of 20 games with a set point total).

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Virginia Tech vs. Virginia Key Players to Watch

Virginia Tech

Justyn Mutts paces his squad in both rebounds (7.3) and assists (4.4) per game, and also puts up 12.7 points. At the other end, he delivers 1.7 steals and 0.8 blocked shots. Sean Pedulla is tops on the Hokies with 15.7 points per game and 4.1 assists, while also putting up 3.5 rebounds. Grant Basile averages 14.9 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game. Defensively, he delivers 0.5 steals and 1.4 blocked shots. Hunter Cattoor puts up 10.9 points, 4.1 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game. At the other end, he puts up 0.9 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.


Kihei Clark is No. 1 on the Cavaliers in assists (6.1 per game), and produces 11.4 points and 2.7 rebounds. He also puts up 1.3 steals and 0.2 blocked shots. Armaan Franklin is posting a team-leading 13.1 points per game. And he is producing 4.5 rebounds and 1.3 assists, making 42.5% of his shots from the field and 40.4% from beyond the arc, with 2.3 treys per contest. The Cavaliers get 9.7 points, 3.1 rebounds and 5.1 assists per game from Reece Beekman. Jayden Gardner is the Cavaliers’ top rebounder (4.9 per game), and he contributes 10.8 points and 0.5 assists.

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What you need to know about the Virginia Tech Hokies

A total of eight out of Virginia Tech’s 11 ACC games this season have gone over the point total. This year, the Hokies are averaging 73.9 points per game (135th-ranked in college basketball) and giving up 67.5 points per contest (122nd-ranked). With 31.9 rebounds per game, Virginia Tech is 189th in college basketball. It surrenders 30.9 rebounds per contest, which ranks 161st in college basketball.

The Hokies are posting 77.6 points per game this season at home, which is 8.8 more points than they’re averaging in road games (68.8). Virginia Tech is sinking 8.0 treys per game (111th-ranked in college basketball). It sports a 35.4% shooting percentage (114th-ranked) from downtown. The Hokies are 116th in the country with 6.7 threes allowed per game so far this year. Meanwhile, they rank 122nd with a 32.3% shooting percentage allowed from beyond the arc.

The Hokies have gone 2-8 in their last 10 games, with a 3-7 record against the spread in that span. Virginia Tech has gone over the total in seven of its last 10 outings. In its last 10 games, Virginia Tech has been scoring 71 points per game, an average that’s slightly lower than the 73.9 it has scored over the course of the 2022-23 season. Virginia Tech has been more porous on defense as of late, giving up 73.6 points per game during its past 10 contests compared to the 67.5 points per game its opponents are averaging over the 2022-23 season.

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What you need to know about the Virginia Cavaliers

Virginia has covered five times in 11 matchups with a spread in conference action this season. On offense, the Cavaliers are the 207th-ranked squad in the country (70.5 points per game). On defense, they are ninth-best (60.2 points conceded per game). In 2022-23, Virginia is 289th in the nation in rebounds (29.8 per game) and 23rd-best in rebounds allowed (27.7).

At home, the Cavaliers score 70 points per game. Away, they average 69. Virginia is 111th in college basketball in 3-pointers made (8.0 per game) and 18th-best in 3-point percentage (38.5%). Defensively, the Cavaliers are 149th in the country in 3-pointers conceded per game at 7.0. They are 221st in 3-point percentage conceded at 34.1%.

The Cavaliers have gone 9-1 over their past 10 contests, with a 5-4-1 record against the spread during that span. In its past 10 games, Virginia has hit the over six times. Virginia is putting up 70.7 points per game in its past 10 games, compared to its season average of 70.5. Over their past 10 games, the Cavaliers are surrendering 60.6 points per game, 0.4 more points than their season average (60.2).

Virginia Tech vs. Virginia Prediction & Pick

Our pick to win this contest is Virginia, and we expect that Virginia will cover the spread (Virginia Tech -1). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 129 points.

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How to bet Virginia Tech vs. Virginia

You can bet on Virginia Tech vs. Virginia 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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