Looking to win big? The Seminoles and Hokies face off at 9:00 ET on ESPNU. The Hokies are hosting the game at Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg, VA. The odds for this Atlantic Coast conference game currently have Virginia Tech as the -5 point favorite with the over/under line sitting at 152.5 points.


The Pick: Virginia Tech Hokies -5

This game will be played at Cassell Coliseum at 9:00 ET on Tuesday, February 13th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Hokies.
  • Not only will Virginia Tech pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 152.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Can the Seminoles Lock in a Road Win?

Florida State will look to bounce back after a tough 80-76 loss to Virginia. Overall, the Seminoles are 13-10, including a 7-5 record in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

On the road, Florida State has gone 5-4 this season, and they have a -1.2 average scoring margin. Over their last 10 games away from home, the Seminoles have gone 5-5.

Florida State has an ATS record of 12-10-1 this season and they have gone 6-3 vs. the spread on the road. As the underdog, the Seminoles are 7-4 vs. the spread this year and they are 1-2 ATS in their last 3 games as the underdog. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, Florida State has an ATS mark of 7-3.

Florida State's over/under record for the season sits at 13-9-1. So far, the average point total in their games is 151 points, which is right in line with the average over/under line of 150. Today's over/under line of 152.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games. Over their last three games, their over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 158 points.

In their recent game, the Seminoles' offense concluded with 76 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 76.6 points per contest. The team's top scorer is Jamir Watkins, who enters today's matchup with an average of 14, while Darin Green Jr also carries a PPG average of 11.7 into the game.

So far, the Seminoles' defense is ranked 226th in the country at 74.3 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Virginia, the Cavaliers finished with a field goal percentage of 51% and a total of 80 points vs. Florida State.

Will the Hokies Find a Way to Win at Home?

Virginia Tech will be looking to snap a three-game losing streak when they take on Florida State. The Hokies are 13-10 overall and 5-7 in the Atlantic Coast Conference. They are 12-3 at home this season.

So far, Virginia Tech has been the favorite in 14 of their 23 games, going 10-4 in those contests. In their last game, the Hokies fell to Notre Dame by a score of 74-66.

Virginia Tech's ATS record this season is just 9-12-2, including an 8-5-2 mark at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Hokies are 4-4-2 vs. the spread.

Today's over/under line of 152.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Virginia Tech's games this year (143.2). So far, 15 of their games have finished with more points than today's line. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1.

In contrast to their season average of 74 points per game, the Virginia Tech had a below average performance. They scored 66 points against Notre Dame and had a field goal percentage of 43.9%. The Virginia Tech offense has been looking to get up shots from outside so far this season, averaging 23.4 three-point attempts per contest. Overall, they have connected on 36% of their looks from outside this season.

The Hokies' defense is presently ranked 105th nationally, allowing an average of 69.4 points per contest. So far, the Virginia Tech defense is giving up an average of 8.2 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.4 times per game (535th).