Virginia vs. Virginia Tech Prediction
In-state rivals clash in Blacksburg on Saturday evening when No. 20 Virginia Tech hosts No. 8 Virginia at 6:00 p.m. ET. Are the Hokies a live dog or will the Cavaliers cash as a 5-point road favorite?
719 Virginia Cavaliers (-5) at 720 Virginia Tech (+5); o/u 123.5
6:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, January 30, 2021
Venue: Cassell Coliseum, Blacksburg, VA
TV: ACC Network
Virginia vs. Virginia Tech College Basketball Prediction
The favorite has cashed in four straight meetings between these two teams while the Cavaliers have covered in four of their last five games overall. Virginia is also 4-1 against the number in its last five games coming off a win and 22-10-1 at the betting window in its last 33 road games versus an opponent with a home winning percentage of greater than .600. The Cavs are also 35-17-1 against the spread in their last 53 road games.
On the other side, the Hokies are just 5-11 against the spread in their last 16 games versus a team with a winning percentage above .600. They’re also just 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 games played on Saturday.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: VIRGINIA CAVALIERS -5