Ohio State vs Virginia Tech Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 23

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Ohio State vs Virginia Tech Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - March 23

The Ohio State Buckeyes (21-13) hope to continue a five-game home winning streak when they host the Virginia Tech Hokies (19-14) on March 23, 2024.

Before you place your bet on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Ohio State vs. Virginia Tech Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 23, 2024
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN+
  • Location: Columbus, Ohio
  • Arena: Value City Arena

Before you wager on Saturday's Ohio State-Virginia Tech spread (Ohio State -5.5) or total (150.5 points), take a look at the betting insights and trends below.

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Ohio State vs. Virginia Tech: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Ohio State has covered 16 times in 34 matchups with a spread this season.
  • Virginia Tech is 15-18-0 ATS this season.
  • When the spread is set as 5.5 or more this season, Ohio State (5-9) covers a higher percentage of those games when it is the favorite (35.7%) than Virginia Tech (1-2) does as the underdog (33.3%).
  • Against the spread, the Buckeyes have played worse at home, covering seven times in 18 home games, and four times in 10 road games.
  • In 2023-24 against the spread, the Hokies have a better winning percentage at home (.647, 11-6-0 record) than away (.182, 2-9-0).

Ohio State vs. Virginia Tech: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Ohio State has been chosen as the moneyline favorite in 22 games this year and has walked away with the win 17 times (77.3%) in those games.
  • The Buckeyes have a win-loss record of 12-1 when favored by -230 or better by sportsbooks this year.
  • Virginia Tech has won three of the 12 games it was listed as the moneyline underdog this season (25%).
  • The Hokies have played as a moneyline underdog of +188 or longer in only two games this season, which they lost both.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that Ohio State has a 69.7% chance of pulling out a win.

Ohio State vs. Virginia Tech Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Ohio State outscores opponents by 5.4 points per game (scoring 75.3 per game to rank 121st in college basketball while allowing 69.9 per contest to rank 108th in college basketball) and has a +184 scoring differential overall.
  • Bruce Thornton's team-leading 15.9 points per game ranks 197th in the nation.
  • Virginia Tech has a +142 scoring differential, topping opponents by 4.3 points per game. It is putting up 75 points per game, 132nd in college basketball, and is giving up 70.7 per outing to rank 133rd in college basketball.
  • Sean Pedulla's team-leading 16.4 points per game rank him 165th in the country.
  • The Buckeyes win the rebound battle by 2.9 boards on average. They collect 37 rebounds per game, which ranks 97th in college basketball, while their opponents grab 34.1 per contest.
  • Felix Okpara tops the team with 6.4 rebounds per game (262nd in college basketball play).
  • The Hokies are 332nd in the nation at 32.2 rebounds per game. That's similar to the 31.7 their opponents average.
  • Lynn Kidd averages 6.6 rebounds per game (228th in college basketball) to lead the Hokies.
  • Ohio State ranks 94th in college basketball with 98.5 points scored per 100 possessions, and 126th in college basketball defensively with 91.4 points conceded per 100 possessions.
  • The Hokies rank 48th in college basketball averaging 101 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively are 253rd, allowing 95.2 points per 100 possessions.

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