Florida State Seminoles vs. Virginia Tech - 3/9/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Virginia Tech Hokies (18-13) at Florida State Seminoles (19-12)
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at 9:00 pm (Verizon Center)
The Line: Florida State Seminoles -2 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Florida State Seminoles will face off against the Virginia Tech Hokies in the 2nd round of the ACC Tournament.
The Florida State Seminoles won their first game in the ACC Tournament against Boston College 88-66. The leading scorer for the Seminoles was D Bookert who scored 15 points and recorded 5 rebounds. The Seminoles have now won 3 games in a row and will try to make it 4 against Virginia Tech. The lone time the Seminoles faced the Hokies this season they lost 83-73. Look for the freshmen duo of Dwayne Bacon and Malik Beasley to lead Florida State in this game.
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The Virginia Tech Hokies will play their first game in the ACC Tournament against Florida State. The Hokies finished their regular season with a 18-13 record and have won their last 5 games in a row including wins over Miami and Pittsburgh. The Virginia Tech Hokies averaged 73.6 points per game and shoot 35% from the 3-point line. The leading scorer for the Hokies has been Zach Le Day who Is averaging 15.2 points per game and 7.6 rebounds. Seth Allen is second on the team with 13.9 points per game and 3.1 rebounds.
The Florida State Seminoles are 6-2 against the spread in their last 8 Wednesday games. The Seminoles are 2-5 against the spread in their last 7 games vs. a team with a winning straight up record. Virginia Tech Hokies are 5-0 against the spread in their last 5 games overall. The Hokies are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 Wednesday games.
The Florida State Seminoles come in with a tournament win under their belt already and it should help them early in this game. Virginia Tech beat Florida State at home during the regular season. Both of these teams have been hot lately and it should make for a good game. I think Florida State having played already will help them win this game.