Virginia Tech vs. Virginia Total Pick
It’s rivalry week in college football and on Friday night Virginia will host Virginia Tech in the latest installment of the Commonwealth Clash at 8:00 p.m. ET. Will the under hit for bettors?
Matchup: Virginia Tech (8-3) at Virginia (6-5)
TV: ESPN, 8:00 p.m. ET
Line: Virginia Tech -7
Current Point Spread & Over/Under Total
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the over/under currently sits at 50 points after hitting the board at that same number. The point spread, meanhile, hit the board at 8 in favor of Virginia Tech but the line has dropped a full point down to 7.
Who is the Public Backing?
As of Wednesday morning, over 60% of betting tickets are on the Hokies to cover the point spread.
Key Betting Trends
The home team is 4-0 against the spread in the last four meetings between these two teams and the underdog has covered in four of the last five meetings. That said, the Hokies are 9-4 against the spread in their last 13 games against the Cavaliers.
OUR PREDICTION: The under is 5-2 in the last seven meetings between these two teams. It is also 4-0-1 in the Cavaliers’ last five games after allowing more than 40 points in their previous game and is 25-11 in their last 36 games after accumulating more than 280 yards in their previous game. In Virginia’s last 32 conference games, the under is 21-10-1.
The under is also 6-2 in the Hokies’ last eight games overall, is 9-4 in their last 13 road games, and is 7-3 in their last 10 games in November. The under is also 5-0 in their last five games versus a team with a winning record.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 13 PICK: VIRGINIA TECH/VIRGINIA UNDER 50