Liberty vs. Virginia Tech Prediction: Picks & Start Time – November 19, 2022

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The Liberty Flames (8-2) and Virginia Tech Hokies (2-8) will clash in a matchup at Williams Stadium in Lynchburg, Virginia.

Liberty vs. Virginia Tech Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 9.5 points, with sportsbooks listing Liberty as the favorites.


As for the moneyline, Liberty has -385 odds to pick up the win, while Virginia Tech is listed at +296 to claim victory.


Finally, the total for the game is set at 46.5 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch Liberty vs. Virginia Tech Live?

  • Game Day: Saturday, November 19, 2022
  • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Lynchburg, Virginia
  • Stadium: Williams Stadium

Betting Preview


Offensively, Liberty ranks 47th in the FBS with 416.1 yards per game. Meanwhile, its defense ranks 31st in total defense (339.4 yards allowed per contest). Liberty is totaling 30.3 points per game offensively this season (52nd in the FBS), and is giving up 22.7 points per game (41st) on defense. Liberty is putting up 224.0 passing yards per game on offense this year (77th in the FBS), and is giving up 205.2 passing yards per game (38th) on the defensive side of the ball. From an offensive standpoint, Liberty ranks 32nd in the FBS with 192.1 rushing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defensive unit ranks 44th in rushing yards allowed per contest (134.2). Liberty owns the 87th-ranked offense this year in terms of third-down efficiency (36.9% conversion rate), and has been more effective defensively, ranking 12th-best with a 30.3% third-down conversion rate allowed. Liberty has forced 22 total turnovers (third in the FBS) this season and have turned it over 21 times (123rd in the FBS) for +1a turnover margin of +1, 61st-ranked in college football.

Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech’s offense has been a bottom-25 unit in total offense this season, putting up 313.8 total yards per game, which ranks 12th-worst in the FBS. On the defensive side of the ball, it ranks 62nd with 374.7 total yards ceded per contest. Virginia Tech ranks 10th-worst in points per game (18.9), but it has been better defensively, ranking 54th in the FBS with 25.0 points surrendered per contest. From an offensive standpoint, Virginia Tech is putting up 208.4 passing yards per contest (98th-ranked). It ranks 83rd in the FBS on defense (237.9 passing yards surrendered per game). Virginia Tech’s rushing offense has been a bottom-25 unit this season, generating 105.4 rushing yards per game, which ranks 15th-worst in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 48th with 136.8 rushing yards surrendered per contest. Virginia Tech’s offense has not been getting things done on third down, ranking 15th-worst in the FBS with a 31.4% third-down conversion percentage. It has been more productive on the defensive side of the ball, allowing a 34.6% third-down rate (35th-ranked). Virginia Tech owns a -8 turnover margin this season, which ranks 100th in the FBS.

Liberty vs. Virginia Tech Betting Analysis

Liberty Betting Insights

Liberty is 5-5-0 against the spread this season. Liberty is winless against the spread when it is 9.5-point or greater favorites (0-4). This season, five Liberty games have gone over the point total. The Flames have won five of the six games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (83.3%). The Flames have a record of 1-1 in games they have played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -385 or shorter (75%).

Hokies Betting Insights

Virginia Tech has covered the spread three times this year (3-7-0). Virginia Tech has a record of 2-3 ATS when playing as at least 9.5-point underdogs. This season, Virginia Tech games have hit the over three times. This season, the Hokies have been listed as the underdog in six games and failed to win any of those contests. The Hokies have a record of 0-2 in games where sportsbooks have them as underdogs of at least +296 on the moneyline.

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Liberty vs. Virginia Tech Against The Spread & Betting Records


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 53.2 54.3 52.4
Implied Total AVG 33.6 35.3 32.5
ATS Record 5-5-0 2-2-0 3-3-0
Over/Under Record 5-5-0 0-4-0 5-1-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 5-1 2-0 3-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 3-1 2-0 1-1


Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 46.7 46.0 47.4
Implied Total AVG 29.0 28.8 29.2
ATS Record 3-7-0 2-3-0 1-4-0
Over/Under Record 3-7-0 1-4-0 2-3-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 1-2 1-1 0-1
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-6 0-2 0-4

Players to Watch


  • As part of the Flames’ defense, Durrell Johnson has collected 32 tackles, 12.0 TFL, seven sacks, and one interception in 10 games.
  • Ahmad Walker has hit the gridiron for 10 games, amassing one interception to go along with 40 tackles, 7.0 TFL, three sacks, and one pass defended for the Flames.
  • As part of the Flames’ defense, Robert Rahimi has delivered five interceptions to go along with 32 tackles and five passes defended in 10 games.
  • The Flames’ defensive unit has been aided by Kendy Charles, who has played 10 games, collecting 3.0 sacks to go with 2.0 TFL and 34 tackles.


  • Dax Hollifield has collected 56 tackles, 1.0 TFL, one sack, and two passes defended in 10 games for the Hokies.
  • On defense, Chamarri Conner has helped lead the charge with 51 tackles and 2.0 TFL in 10 games.
  • TyJuan Garbutt has 4.5 sacks to go with 5.0 TFL and 20 tackles in 10 games.
  • The Hokies’ Nasir Peoples has registered 38 tackles and 3.0 TFL in 10 games.

Liberty vs. Virginia Tech Predictions and Pick

Liberty vs. Virginia Tech betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Flames (-9.5)

    Pick OU:

    Over (46.5)

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Our pick to win this game is Liberty, and we project that Liberty will cover the spread (Liberty -9.5). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 46.5 points.


Dan Weiner

Hailing from Atlanta and attending college at the University of Texas, Dan is passionate about sports, particularly college football and soccer. He's a diehard Atlanta pro sports and Texas Longhorns fan. He likes every sport and will watch anything and everything the weirder the better. He joined Betsperts after an 11 year career in television production at ESPN.

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