The Hokies and Seminoles are set to face off at 4:00 ET on ACCN. The Seminoles will host the game at Donald L. Tucker Center in Tallahassee, FL. The over/under for this Atlantic Coast conference contest is set at 144 points, with the Seminoles being the favored team playing at home against the Hokies.


The Pick: Florida State Seminoles -1

This game will be played at Donald L. Tucker Center at 4:00 ET on Saturday, January 6th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-67 in favor of the Seminoles.
  • Not only will Florida State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -1.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 144 points, and we like the under with a projected 142 points.

Will Virginia Tech Shock Everyone at Donald L. Tucker Center?

Heading into today's game, Virginia Tech is the underdog, with a point spread of +1. So far, the Hokies have an overall record of 9-4 and are 1-3 as the underdog.

Virginia Tech has struggled on the road this season, going 0-3 away from home and have lost their last three games on the road. In their last game, the Hokies lost to Wake Forest by a score of 86-63.

Virginia Tech has struggled against the spread this season, going just 6-6-1. Their road ATS mark is 0-3 and they are just 1-3 vs. the spread as the underdog. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Hokies have a 1-8-1 ATS record.

Virginia Tech's over/under record for the season is 5-8, and today's line of 144 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (142.8). So far, eight of their games have finished with fewer points than today's line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 135 points, and their OU record over their last 10 games is 3-7.

Coming off their recent game, the Virginia Tech offense tallied 63 points in a matchup against Wake Forest. Their field goal percentage for the game was 46.2%, and they made 5 threes. Leading the team in scoring is Lynn Kidd, who is averaging 16.3 heading into today's matchup. Additionally, Hunter Cattoor also maintains a PPG average of 14.1 heading into game.

This season, the Virginia Tech defense has been impressive, holding the 66th position in the country while permitting an average of 66.1 points per contest. So far, the Virginia Tech defense is giving up an average of 7.6 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.2 times per game (482nd).

Will Florida State Pull Through as the Favored Home Team?

Florida State comes into today's matchup with a record of 7-6 and are favored by one point over Virginia Tech. So far, the Seminoles have gone 6-3 at home.

In their last game, Florida State took on Georgia Tech and came away with an 82-71 victory. Over their last ten games at home, the Seminoles have gone 6-4.

Florida State has an ATS record of 6-6-1 this season and they are 4-4-1 vs the spread at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Seminoles have gone 4-5-1.

Florida State's over/under record for the season is 7-5-1, and today's line of 144 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (151.7). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 144 points.

Coming off a good offensive performance, Florida State's offense scored 82 points against Georgia Tech. Their field goal percentage for the game was 51.7%, and they went 13/17 from the free-throw line. Offensively, the Seminoles have a season long field goal percentage of 43%, which is 271st in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 248th in percentage and 221st in three-pointers made.

On the defensive side, Florida State is currently hovering around the NCAA's average for points allowed, conceding an average of 73.5 points per game. Florida State's defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Georgia Tech offense to knock down 51% of their shots on their way to putting up 71 points.