Florida State Seminoles vs Virginia NCAAB Betting Prediction

Florida State Seminoles vs Virginia Prediction 3/13/2024

The Florida State Seminoles (16-15) travel to face off against the Virginia Tech Hokies (18-13) on Wednesday, March 13th. This game will be played at Capital One Arena in Washington and televised on ESPN. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 12:00 ET.

Florida State Seminoles vs Virginia Tech Hokies

The Florida State Seminoles Are Coming Off A Win

Florida State will be the underdog for the 16th time this season, as they have gone 6-9 in their previous 15 games as the underdog. The Seminoles have gone 5-8 on the road this season, and they come into this game on a four-game losing streak away from home.

Overall, Florida State is 16-15 this season, including a 10-10 record in Atlantic Coast Conference play. In their last game, the Seminoles defeated Miami (FL) by a score of 83-75.

Florida State’s ATS record this season is 15-15-1, including a mark of 6-7 against the spread on the road. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Seminoles have gone just 3-7 vs. the spread and they are 0-5 ATS in their last five games as the underdog. On the road this season, Florida State has an ATS record of 4-6 over their last 10 games.

Florida State’s over/under record this season sits at 19-11-1, and the average point total in their games is 152.4. Today’s over/under line of 152.5 is in line with the average OU line in their games (150.2). So far, 12 of their games have finished with more points than today’s OU line, and over their last three games, the average scoring total is 159 points.

The Virginia Tech Hokies Are Coming Off A Win

Virginia Tech is favored by 3.5 points in this game. They have been the favorite in 19 of their 31 games this season, going 15-4 in those games. At home, the Hokies have been even better, going 16-3 this season, compared to just 2-10 on the road.

Virginia Tech is coming off an 82-76 win over Notre Dame. They have won three games in a row and have gone 8-2 in their last 10 home games. For the season, the Hokies are 18-13, including a 10-10 mark in ACC play.

Against the spread, Virginia Tech has gone 13-16-2 this season, including an 11-6-2 mark at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Hokies are 5-4-1 vs. the spread.

Today’s over/under line of 152.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Virginia Tech’s games this season (143.9). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total in those games is 155 points.

Florida State Offense Breakdown

The Florida State offense is coming off a game in which they scored 83 points vs. Miami (FL). Overall their field goal percentage was 40% while connecting on 12 threes. Darin Green Jr was the leading scorer for the Seminoles, putting up 26 points. In addition, Jamir Watkins contributed 16 points.

Jamir Watkins (F) 15.1 5.9 2.7
Darin Green Jr (G) 11.8 3.0 1.0
Cameron Corhen (F) 9.3 3.8 0.5

Virginia Tech Offense Breakdown

Virginia Tech is coming off a good offensive performance, putting up 82 points vs. Notre Dame. This figure is more than their season average of 75 points per game. Leading the team in scoring was Sean Pedulla with 28 points. Michael Collins Jr. also added 15 points for the Hokies.

Sean Pedulla (G) 16.1 4.3 4.4
Hunter Cattoor (G) 13.7 2.6 1.9
Lynn Kidd (C) 13.1 6.6 1.2

Florida State Team Defense

So far, the Seminoles’ defense is ranked 265th in the country at 75.8 points per contest. In their most recent game, the Florida State defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as Miami (FL) knocked down 12 three-pointers on their way to 75 points.

Virginia Tech Team Defense

Currently, the Hokies’ defense holds the 124th rank in the nation, allowing 70.6 points per game. In today’s game vs. Florida State, the Virginia Tech defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Virginia Tech made 19 free-throws vs. the Hokies.

Seminoles vs Hokies Trends

  • Although Florida State has a straight up record of 4-6 in their last ten road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 4-6. The team averaged 75 points per game in these games.
  • Across the Hokies last ten home games, the team averaged 71 points per game while allowing 78. Their record vs the spread in these contests was 2-8, while going 2-8 straight-up.
  • In their last three games as the betting underdog, the Seminoles have a straight up record of 0-3 and an ATS mark of 0-3.
  • Going back to their previous ten games as the favorite, Virginia Tech has an ATS mark of 5-4-1 while going 7-3 straight up.

Seminoles vs Hokies Prediction

Not only do we have the Hokies winning this one by a score of 76-68, but we see them covering the spread. Our pick is to grab the Hokies at -3.5.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 152.5 and given that our model is projecting 144 points between the teams, we like the under.

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