Memphis vs. Virginia Odds
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, Virginia is the favorite in this game, as the Cavaliers have odds of -5.5 points against Memphis. The over/under total for the game has been set at 129 points (View Matchup). These two have no recent meetings.
Virginia is 18-11-2 against the spread this season and the Cavaliers have hit the under in 15 of 29 lined games. Virginia got a good scare on Friday at the hands of No. 16 Coastal Carolina, but the Cavaliers ultimately won, 70-59. Virginia found itself trailing by 10 points in the first half, but turned in a dominant 40-24 second half on Coastal. Despite early offensive struggles, Virginia shot 21 of 40 from the field for the game and 8 of 17 from 3-point land. Anthony Gill came off the bench to score 17 points while Malcolm Brooks had 14 points with five rebounds and five assists.
Memphis is 17-13 against the spread this season while hitting the under 19 times. The Tigers are coming off a hard-fought 71-66 win over No. 9 George Washington on Friday. There was no real defining numbers in the game other than George Washington going just 14 of 24 from the free-throw line. Memphis shot 27 of 55 from the floor but was only 6 of 22 from 3-point land. Michael Dixon had 19 points off the bench to lead Memphis while Joe Jackson added 15 points and six assists.
These two will face off in the Third Round of the East Region, today at 8:40PM ET on TNT. The game will be held from the PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC