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Virginia Tech vs Texas 3/18/22 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions

Texas Longhorns vs Virginia Tech Hokies Odds & Info

Game Texas Longhorns vs Virginia Tech Hokies
Date & Time Friday March 18, 2022, 4:30 PM (EDT)
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TEX -1 ; O/U 123.5
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The Texas Longhorns and the Virginia Tech Hokies head to Milwaukee to kick off the first round of the tournament. The Hokies beat Duke82-67 in their last game to win the ACC. Hunter Cattoor led the way in the ACC Championship game with 31 points and 4 rebounds. Keve Aluma is averaging 15.7 points per game which leads Virginia Tech. 

Virginia Tech have won four straight games heading into the round of 64. The Hokies are winners of eight of their last ten games. Virginia Tech is shooting 39% from behind the three point line which ranks 4th best in the nation. 

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The Texas Longhorns lost to TCU 65-60 in their last game. Texas has three players who are averaging double digit points per game. Timmy Allem leads the Longhorns with 12.3 points per game. 

Texas heads into the tournament on a downward spiral. The Longhorns have lost three straight games and have won five of their last ten. Texas is averaging 7.7 steals per game which ranks 68th in the country. Timmy Allen and Andrew Jones are both averaging just over a steal each per game. 

Recent Betting Trends

  • Hokies are 12-3 ATS in their last 15 Friday games.
  • Hokies are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 neutral site games.
  • Longhorns are 0-8 ATS in their last 8 NCAA Tournament games as a favorite.
  • Longhorns are 6-18 ATS in their last 24 NCAA Tournament games.

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Virginia Tech Hokies +1

The Texas Longhorns have covered the spread in just three of their last ten games. Virginia Tech has the momentum entering the tournament as they seek their fifth straight game. Texas has not looked good as of late and may be in trouble in the first round. Final Score Prediction, Virginia Tech Hokies win and cover ATS 80-75.

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