Virginia Tech vs Pittsburgh Prediction - College Basketball Picks 2/24/24

Pittsburgh (17-9) vs Virginia Tech (15-11)

Game Info: Saturday, February 24, 2024 at 5:30 pm (Petersen Events Center)

Betting Odds: Pittsburgh -2.5 -- Over/Under: 142.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Virginia Tech Hokies and Pittsburgh Panthers face off on Saturday in a college basketball showdown at the Peterson Events Center. Let’s look at the betting matchup and give a free Virginia Tech vs Pitt prediction.

What a Win for Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech sure looked impressive in the last game against Virginia and they are going to look to continue that offense here. Virginia scored 75 points and the defense gave up only 41 points on the way to the victory. Virginia Tech on the season is averaging 74.6 points while their defense is givign up 69.6 points per game. The defense is ranked 114th and they are going to need the defense to really step up like they did in the last game against Virginia. Sean Pedulla is averaging 15.2 points while shooting 39.5 percent from the field. 

Can Pitt Bounce Back?

Pitt had won five games in a row heading into the last game but they really looked awful in the last game. Pittsburgh scored 58 points against Wake Forest while the defense gave up 91 points. Pittsburgh is shooting 29 percent from the field and 27.3 percent from behind the three point line. Pitt on the season is averaging 75 points while their defense is giving up 67.2 points per game. The defnese is ranked 60th, and the defense is going to need to be a whole lot better in this game. Blake Hinson has been the top player averaging 18.8 points while shooting 45.4 percent from the field. 

Virginia Tech vs Pitt Betting Prediction 

Virginia Tech sure opened up my eyes in the last game and they are going to continue that success here. Virginia Tech’s defense was quite impressive in the last game and they are going to step up in this game. Virginia Tech also scored 75 points in the last game and they are going to have no issue running up the score here. Pitt won’t be keeping up here, and Virginia Tech will get the job done here. 

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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