The 2021 March Madness tournament began yesterday and the first four is over. Thus, now its time for the NCAA Basketball tournament to really start with Round 1 starting today. 16 games will take place today and we got an NCAA Basketball Betting Prediction Winner ready for you. We are of course talking about our Florida vs Virginia Tech Betting Pick which is the game to watch tonight!
The latest sports betting odds have Florida as the favorite team with a point spread of -1. However, it is a small spread and most experts are not sure which way the game will go. This is because the money line is at -110 for Florida and -104 for Virginia Tech.
Florida vs Virginia Tech Betting Prediction and Analysis for 03/19/2021
In the first round of March Madness, fans get to watch Virginia Tech (10) take on the Florida Gators (7). The Virginia Tech Hokies have a 15-6 record and are looking for a comeback. This is because after dropping their ACC quarterfinal matchup against North Carolina, they want a win. During that game, they lost to the Tar Heels 81-73.
According to basketball betting websites, Virginia Tech has been a very strong defensive team throughout the season. Furthermore, they rank 55 in the country allowing a 65.6 PPH through their defense. However, in terms of scoring, they rank 154 with a 72.1 PPG. Will this be enough to defeat Florida? Under the leadership of Keve Aluma who averages 15.6 PPG and 8 rebounds per game, they might have a shot.
On the other hand, the Florida Gators are entering this College Basketball tournament with a 14-9 record. According to sports forums, they are also on the rebound after dropping their SEC quarterfinal matchup. This is because they lost against Tennessee 78-86.
However, Florida does have a strong offense as the rank 108 in the nation with 74 PPH. However, in terms of defense they rank 169 which puts them at a disadvantage with allowing on average 69.8 PPH. The big question is whether this is enough to win against Virginia Tech!
- Virginia Tech are 14-6 SU in their last 20 games this season
- The total has been Under in 7 of the last 10 games for Virginia Tech
- Florida is 2-7 ATS in the last 9 games
- In their last 9 Games, the total has gone under for Florida
Florida vs Virginia Tech Betting Pick
Game time: 03/19/2021 at 12:15PM EDT
Bet Virginia Tech at +1
This will obviously be a close game as both teams are have similar stats and matchups. However, Florida had to make changes on their offense during the season breaking their stride. In addition, their offense will probably struggle against Virginia Tech’s superior defense. Thus, our NCAA Basketball Betting prediction says the game will end with a final score of 62-68 for Virginia Tech.