Florida State Seminoles vs. Virginia Cavaliers - 1/17/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Virginia Cavaliers (13-3) at Florida State Seminoles (11-5)
College Basketball: Sunday, January 17, 2016 at 6:30 pm (Tucker Center)
The Line: Florida State Seminoles +5 -- Over/Under: 140 See the Latest Odds
The Florida State Seminoles will host the Virginia Cavaliers this Sunday.
The Florida State Seminoles come into this game with a 11-5 record and are currently 11th in the ACC. The Seminoles have struggled lately losing 3 of their last 4 games. Through 16 games this season the leading scorer for the Seminoles has been Malik Beasley who is averaging 17.1 points per game and 6.1 rebounds. Dwayne Bacon is second on the team with 16.6 points per game and 5.2 rebounds.
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The Virginia Cavaliers come into this game with a 13-3 record and are currently 8th in the ACC. The Cavaliers most recent game was a 66-58 game victory over Miami. Through 16 games this season the leading scorer for the Cavaliers has been Malcolm Brogdon who is averaging 17.0 points per game and 4.4 rebounds. Anthony Gill is second on the team with 15.1 points per game 6.3 rebounds.
The Virginia Cavaliers are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 road games vs. a team with a winning home record. The Cavaliers are 0-4 against the spread in their last 4 Sunday games. Florida State is 7-3 against the spread in their last 10 Sunday games. The Seminoles are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 vs. ACC games.
The Florida State Seminoles have been roughed up lately losing 3 out of their last 4 games. Virginia on the other hand is coming off of a big win over Miami. I think Virginia's defense will cause to many problems for Florida State here. I think Virginia will win and cover in this low scoring game.