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Louisville at Virginia Tech 2/4/19 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

Game: Virginia Tech Hokies vs Louisville Cardinals
Date & Time: 2/5/2019, 12:00 AM UTC
Latest Odds: VT -3 Total 140
TV Channel: ESPN

The No. 15 ranked Louisville Cardinals visit Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg, Virginia on Monday for an ACC showdown with the No. 12 ranked Virginia Tech Hokies. Louisville fell to 16-6 on the season following its 79-69 loss to North Carolina at home on Saturday. Dwayne Sutton led the Cardinals with 19 points. The teams split their season series 1-1.

Virginia Tech moved to 18-3 following its 47-24 win over North Carolina State on Saturday. The Hokies were led by Kerry Blackshear Jr. with 13 points and 13 rebounds. The Hokies pressure defense held the Wolfpack to 16.7% shooting, which is the lowest shooting percentage by an team in the history of the ACC.
Jordan Nwora leads Louisville in scoring and in rebounding with averages of 17.9 points and 7.7 rebounds per game. Christen Cunningham leads the Cardinals in assists with an average of 4.6 per game. The Cardinals are shooting 45.9% from the field and 35.4% from 3-point territory.

Nickeil Alexander-Walker leads Virginia Tech in scoring with an average of 17.5 points per game. Justin Robinson is the leader in assists with an average of 5.4 per game, while the leading rebounder is Kerry Blackshear Jr. with an average of 6.8 per game. The Hokies are shooting 50.2% from the field and 42.6% from 3-point territory.

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Betting Trends

Louisville is 6-1 ATS in its last 7

The UNDER has cashed in 6 of the Cardinals last 7 on the road

Virginia Tech is 9-2 ATS in its last 11 on Monday

The UNDER has cashed in 11 of the Hokies last 17 at home

Free NCAA Basketball Pick: Louisville Cardinals +3

Louisville lost a tough game at home to North Carolina its last time out, but on the road has covered the number in 6 of the lost 7 and 4 of the last 5 overall. The Cardinals have covered the number in 21 of the last 31 played on Monday. Virginia Tech has failed to cover 9 of the last 12 after giving up 50 points or fewer the previous game. Final Score Prediction, Virginia Tech Hokies win but fall short ATS 72-70.

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