7:02 pm
December 15

#13 Virginia Tech v. Washington

Who will WIN this matchup?

#13 Virginia Tech Hokies (8-1)

Washington Huskies (7-3)


Current odds:

Virginia Tech Hokies: (-360)

Washington Huskies: (+280)


The line for the game is Virginia Tech by 7.5 points.

Sophomore guard Nowell leads the team in scoring (18.8 points), field-goal percentage (56.9), 3-point percentage (44.1) and assists (3.4), while senior forward Dickerson is averaging 16.4 points on 54.7 percent shooting with team highs in rebounds (7.2) and free-throw attempts (8.0). Senior Dominic Green leads the team with 20 3-pointers in 50 attempts and Thybulle has been the top defender with averages of 2.3 blocks and 2.7 steals per game while averaging 7.8 points. Turnovers have been a problem, as the Huskies have more turnovers than assists in six of 10 games.

The Hokies made 18-of-29 second-half shots, including 9-of-15 from 3-point range, to outscore South Carolina State 47-21 after halftime. Alexander-Walker, who is drawing buzz as a lottery pick in next year’s NBA Draft, leads the team in scoring (17.7 points) while chipping in four assists and 4.6 rebounds per game. Robinson adds 15 points and 6.2 assists, while fellow senior guard Ahmed Hill and 6-10 junior Kerry Blackshear, Jr. chip in 12.7 points apiece.

Virginia Tech ranks fifth in ESPN’s Basketball Power Index, 11th in the KenPom ratings and 23rd in the NCAA’s NET rating.

StreakSmarter Pick
#13 Virginia Tech Hokies