Belmont vs. Virginia Odds
CHARLOTTE, NC (TheSpread) – No. 2 Virginia looks to avoid a major upset today at 3:10PM ET when it faces No. 15 Belmont in the NCAA Tournament East Region on truTV.
Virginia is 29-3 on the season, 3-1 on a neutral floor and 17-13 against the spread. Belmont is 22-10 on the season, 3-0 on a neutral floor and 12-16-1 against the spread. Belmont is making its seventh NCAA Tournament appearance as the champion of the Ohio Valley Conference. Virginia is making its 19th NCAA Tournament appearance after it won the ACC regular season title.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Virginia is the clear favorite in this game, as the Cavaliers are getting odds of -17 points against Belmont. The over/under total for the game has been set at 123 points. This game is being played from Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte.
Belmont is riding a seven-game winning streak coming into this game and the Bruins have covered the spread in six straight, including their last two games as an underdog. Belmont has hit the over in four of its last five. Virginia had a tremendous season, but is just 1-2 in its last three with losses to Louisville and North Carolina. The Cavaliers are just 4-6 against the spread in their last 10 and they have hit the under in five of their last eight.