Virginia vs. Notre Dame Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed Virginia as a 3.5-point favorite over the Fighting Irish while the over/under total is currently sitting at 128.5 points. The Cavaliers are 15-5 overall and 6-1 in the ACC, while the Fighting Irish are 11-9 overall and 2-5 in conference play.
LINE MOVEMENT: Virginia opened as 4-point road favorites but the spread has dropped to 3.5 at most online and Vegas sports books while the total opened at 127.5 and has jumped to 128.5 at most online and Las Vegas sports books.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 71% of college basketball public bettors currently favor Virginia on the road. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NCAA FREE PICK: Take Virginia. According to the latest college basketball trends, the Cavaliers are 7-0 against the spread in their last seven games overall, 7-0 ATS in their last seven games versus Atlantic Coast and 5-0 ATS in their last five games following a straight up win. The Fighting Irish, meanwhile, are 0-5 against the spread in their last five games following a straight up loss, 1-6 ATS in their last seven home games and 1-5 ATS in their last six games versus conference opponents. They’re also 1-5 ATS in their last six games overall.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL FREE PICK: VIRGINIA CAVALIERS -3.5