Virginia Tech vs. Pittsburgh - 3/2/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Pittsburgh Panthers (20-8) at Virginia Tech Hokies (16-13)
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 7:00 pm (Cassell Coliseum)
The Line: Virginia Tech Hokies +4 -- Over/Under: 142 See the Latest Odds
The Virginia Tech Hokies and the Pittsburgh Panthers face off on Wednesday in ACC college basketball action.
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 16-13 this season and they have won their last three games in a row. VT is averaging 73.8 points per game and they are shooting 44.2 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 71.8 points and their opponents are shooting 43.1 percent. Zach LeDay leads the Hokies averaging 15 points and 7.7 rebounds per game. Seth Allen is averaging 14 points, Justin Bibbs is averaging 12.1 points, and Chris Clarke is averaging 9.4 points and 6.4 rebounds. Virginia Tech is 11-5 at home and 8-8 in the ACC.
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The Pittsburgh Panthers are 20-8 this season and they have won three of their last four games. Pittsburgh is averaging 77.3 points per game and they are shooting 46.4 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 68.3 points and their opponents are shooting 43.8 percent. Michael Young leads the Panthers averaging 15.9 points and 7.0 rebounds per game. Jamel Artis is averaging 15.1 points and 5.1 rebounds, James Robinson is averaging 10.4 points and 5.3 assists, and Sheldon Jeter is averaging 8.0 points. Pittsburgh is 3-4 on the road and 9-7 in the ACC.
Virginia Tech is 7-0 against the spread in their last seven home games, 4-1 against the spread following a win, and 10-3 against the spread in their last 13 games. Pittsburgh is 13-37-3 against the spread following a win and 5-21-1 against the spread following a game that they covered the point spread.
Pittsburgh has done some surprising things in a good way recently but even though it isn’t senior night for the Hokies, it is still a bad spot.