Free NCAA Hoops Pick: Hokies vs Cardinals CBB Odds
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(18-7) Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Louisville Cardinals (21-5)
2017 NCAA Basketball – ACC
Date: Saturday, February 19, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM ET
Venue: KFC Yum Center!, Louisville, Kentucky
CBB Moneyline Odds: OFF
CBB Betting Odds: Louisville -12.5
CBB Betting Total: OFF
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It’s a big ACC showdown on Saturday afternoon.
The Virginia Tech Hokies travel to Louisville to take on the Cardinals.
This is the first match up between the two teams this year. The Cardinals have won the last two meetings.
Virginia Tech Hokies
The Virginia Tech Hokies have put themselves right back into contention for an at large bid into the NCAA tournament.
They come into this game having won two straight games, over Virginia and Pittsburgh and a win over Louisville would almost guarantee them a spot.
The Hokies currently have a 68 percent chance to make the Tournament. The Hokies have a record of 18-7 record and sit in 8th place in the ACC.
The Hokies are a very good team on the offensive side of the ball.
They average 78.7 points per game well giving up 73.1 points on the defensive side of the ball.
The Hokies are led by a bunch of players. They have five players who average more then 10 points per game. For the Hokies to win this game they need to play well on the offensive side of the ball and really figure out the Louisville defense.
Coming into the season people thought this was going to be a down year for the Louisville Cardinals.
It has been anything but that. They come into this game with a 21-5 record and sit in 2nd place in the ACC. They have won five of their last six games.
The only loss was against the Virginia Cavaliers. Right now the Cardinals are just playing for seeding in the NCAA Tournament.
The Cardinals are led by Sophomore guard Dononvan Mitchell. He is averaging 15.2 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game.
For the Cardinals to win they cant overlook this game. In their next game the Cardinals play the Tar Heels. But they need to focus on the Hokies first, if they overlook them they could lose this game.
CBB Betting Trends:
- VT are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 Sat. games.
- VT are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 road games.
- LOU are 6-2-1 ATS in their last 9 games overall.
- LOU are 13-5-1 ATS in their last 19 home games.
Free Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Louisville Cardinals NCAAB Prediction:
This game is going to come down to if the Hokies can figure out the Cardinals defense.
I don’t think they will be able to.
4* Free CBB Betting Pick: Hokies ATS
I expect the Cardinals to win in a close game.
NCAAB Free Score Prediction: Cardinals 76 – Hokies 72
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