Virginia Tech at Virginia: 11/27/21 College Football Picks and Predictions
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Virginia Cavaliers (6-5) vs Virginia Tech Hokies (5-6)
Game Info: Saturday, November 27, 2021 at 3:45 pm (David A. Harrison III Field at Scott Stadium)
Betting Odds: Virginia Cavaliers -7 -- Over/Under: 61.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds
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The Virginia Tech Hokies and Virginia Cavaliers face off on Saturday in a college football showdown at Scott Stadium. When these two teams faced off in 2020 it was Virginia Tech that won 33-15.
The Virginia Tech Hokies come into this game with a 5-6 record overall but a win here will continue their season with a bowl bid berth. In the last game against Virginia Tech, the defense gave up 36 points to Miami and that led to the 12 point defeat. Virginia Tech is averaging 24.5 points while their defense is giving up 22.8 points per game. Under center for the Hokies is Brandon Burmeister who has thrown for 1,819 yards, 13 touchdowns, and four interceptions. The defense at times has been an issue for this team, and they are going to need to be better on that side of the ball.
On the other side of this matchup is the Virginia Cavaliers who sit with a 6-5 record overall but they have lost three games in a row. In the last game against Pitt it was the defense that struggled giving up 48 points and that led to the loss. Virginia is averaging 35.6 points while their defense is giving up 32.09 points per game. The last win came in late October against Georgia Tech, but even in that game they gave up 40 points. Under center for Virginia is Brennan Armstrong who has thrown for 4,044 yards, 30 touchdowns, and nine interceptions.
VIrginia Tech is 2-9 against the spread in their last 11 road games. Virginia is 5-0 against the spread in their last five conference games. Virginia Tech is 4-1 against the spread in their last five games. The home team is 7-1 against the spread in the last eight meetings.
The Cavaliers offense has been strong this season, and they are going to have no issue running up the score against the Hokies. Virginia Tech isn’t going to keep up, and this game will get out of hand early. Back Virginia to win this game and cover the spread. I also believe the over is going to cash.