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Thursday's ACC Tournament Quarterfinal features the No. 5 seed Virginia Tech Hokies (24-7) against the No. 4 seed Florida State Seminoles (25-6). The Hokies dropped their only matchup with the Seminoles on the road this season, 73-64. Virginia Tech is a 1-point favorite in this rematch, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.


Here is what some experts from around the industry are saying about this ACC Tournament Quarterfinal matchup. 


Virginia Tech vs Florida State Predictions

Bookie Blasters

Bookie Blasters likes Florida State in this one. Florida State is 6-1-2 against the spread (ATS) in its last nine neutral site games. The Hokies are 1-4 ATS in their last five games against a team with a winning percentage above .600


Winners and Whiners

Ricky Dimon, of Winners and Whiners, is expecting Florida State to win straight up as well. The Hokies will be without point guard Justin Robinson, so their offense could struggle against a Seminoles team that forced 14 turnovers in their previous matchup.

ESPN Basketball Power Index

The ESPN formula actually likes the Hokies quite a bit. It's giving Virginia Tech a 65.4-percent chance at winning against Florida State and advancing to the ACC Semifinals. 


So we have both of our experts going with Florida State to win and cover the spread, while the ESPN computer is siding with the Hokies. If this game is anything like the first matchup between these two teams, basketball fans should be in for a treat. 


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