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Virginia Cavaliers at Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Pick

College Basketball action on Monday out of the Atlantic Coast Conference features the Virginia Cavaliers and the Virginia Tech Hokies. The Virginia Cavaliers come into the game with a 20-6 record overall, and are 11-4 in conference play. The Cavaliers held on to beat Wake Forest at home on Saturday by two.

For the Virginia Tech Hokies, they are now 14-11 on the season. The Hokies are 6-8 in conference play. The Hokies are coming off a road loss at North Carolina on Saturday. The Hokies are tied with Boston College for 10th in the conference standings.

Virginia Tech is -3.5 at home. The total is listed at 126.5.

Cavaliers Looking for Win #21

The Virginia Cavaliers are glad to get back in the win column after their loss to Pittsburgh earlier in the week. The win over the Demon Deacons saw them score a season-low 49 points, but the defense was the story, allowing 47.  In the win, Reece Beekman anchored the offensive attack with 20 points.

Beekman is scoring 14 points per game and dishing out 6 assists per game. The loss to Pittsburgh last week ended a 23 game home winning streak for the Cavaliers. The Panthers hit a season high 14 three point shots in the game.

The Virginia Cavaliers have two more games in February remaining. The Cavaliers are at home against North Carolina on Saturday, and then will finish on the road at Boston College. Virginia starts March with a big game on the road at Duke.

No Defense in Chapel Hill

The loss at North Carolina on Saturday saw the Hokies allow a season high in points. The Hokies saw North Carolina score 96. On the offensive side though, Virginia Tech was led by MJ Collins scoring 18 points. The Hokies saw six guys score in double digits in the game.

On the season, Sean Pedulla, Hunter Cattoor and Lynn Kidd are scoring double digits per game. Pedulla is up to 15.8 per game, while Cattoor is next at 14.5. Kidd is third for Virginia Tech with 13 per game. The Hokies are scoring 74.3 points per game, and making nearly 9 three point shots per game.

After this game, the Hokies will go on the road for back to back games to finish February. First, they are in Pittsburgh, followed by a road trip to Syracuse on the 27th of February. The first game in March for the Hokies is at home against Wake Forest.

Home Win for Hokies

Both teams are coming off different results on Saturday. The Hokies lost and gave up a ton of points. The Cavaliers won and did not score very many points. This is going to be a battle of wills. Look for the Hokies to try to control the pace and get the ball up and down the court a little more. We are going to take the home team in this game.

The Cavaliers struggle to score, and the Hokies pull the state rivalry upset. The final bet for this game is the Virginia Tech Hokies -3.5 over the Virginia Cavaliers.

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