Wake Forest vs. Virginia Tech - 2/28/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Virginia Tech Hokies (15-13) at Wake Forest Demon Deacons (11-17)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 28, 2016 at 6:30 pm (Joel Coliseum)
The Line: Wake Forest Demon Deacons -2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Virginia Tech Hokies and Wake Forest Demon Deacons meet Sunday at the Lawrence Joel Coliseum.
The Virginia Tech Hokies look for a win after losing seven of their last 10 games. The Virginia Tech Hokies are averaging 73.6 points on 44.1 percent shooting and allowing 71.8 points on 43 percent shooting. Zach LeDay is averaging 14.9 points and 7.6 rebounds while Seth Allen is averaging 14 points and 2.6 assists. Justin Bibbs is the third double-digit scorer and Jalen Hudson is grabbing two rebounds. The Virginia Tech Hokies are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 68.9 percent from the free throw line. The Hokies are allowing 32.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35 rebounds per game. The Virginia Tech Hokies have lost five of their last six road games.
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The Wake Forest Demon Deacons also need a win after losing 10 of their last 11 games. The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are averaging 74.2 points on 44 percent shooting and allowing 79.1 points on 44.3 percent shooting. Devin Thomas is averaging 15.8 points and 10.2 rebounds while Bryant Crawford is averaging 13.4 points and 4.3 assists. Konstantinos Mitoglou is grabbing 5.1 rebounds and Mitchell Wilbekin is dishing 1.4 assists. The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are shooting 31.8 percent from beyond the arc and 65.9 percent from the free throw line. The Demon Deacons are allowing 32.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 38 rebounds per game. The Wake Forest Demon Deacons have lost five of their last six home games.
The Hokies are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 Sunday games and 9-3 ATS in their last 12 games overall. The Demon Deacons are 18-6-2 ATS in their last 26 Sunday games and 3-11 ATS in their last 14 home games. The Hokies are 5-2-1 ATS in the last 8 meetings in Wake Forest.
Virginia Tech isn't a good road team at all, and I'm sure Wake Forest will like to get one last home win before this rough season comes to an end. I give the edge to the Demon Deacons in a battle between two below-average clubs.