Coppin State Eagles at Virginia Tech Hokies Free Prediction 11/08/19

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The Virginia Tech Hokies (1-0) begin their home schedule at Cassell Coliseum against the Coppin State Eagles (0-1). Action gets underway at 7 p.m. ET on Friday, November 8, 2019.

Coppin State Eagles at Virginia Tech Hokies ATS Odds

In their last game, the Hokies were victorious over the Clemson Tigers, 67-60, while the Eagles fell to the Rider Broncs, 91-84.

Virginia Tech dominated nearly every facet of the contest. They had a free throw rate of 0.246 and an offensive rebounding percentage of 24.3. For those same stats, Clemson recorded marks of 0.141 and 18.6, respectively. Coppin State, meanwhile, had a much better turnover percentage (14.2 vs. 23.7). Landers Nolley II put together a good outing for Virginia Tech with 30 points and five rebounds. Meanwhile, Dejuan Clayton led the way for Coppin State, finishing with 17 points and six rebounds.

The high-octane offense of Virginia Tech will square off against the porous defense of Coppin State. Since last season, the Hokies rank 15th in offensive efficiency, while the Eagles are 260th in defensive efficiency. The Hokies should have the advantage on that end of the court. Contrasting styles will be on display in this matchup. The aggressively-paced Eagles rank 54th in possessions per game, while the more methodical Hokies rank 347th.

Coppin State Eagles vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Free Pick

College Basketball Pick: SU Winner – Virginia Tech, ATS Winner – Coppin State, O/U – Under

Betting Notes (2018-Present):

  • Virginia Tech ranks ninth in rebounds allowed per game (30.4) while Coppin State ranks 293rd (39.0).
  • The Hokies rank 25th in steals allowed per game (5.0) while the Eagles rank 252nd (7.4).
  • Coppin State ranks 120th in blocks per game (3.5) while Virginia Tech ranks 241st (2.2).
  • The Hokies rank 51st in assists per game (15.1) while the Eagles rank 301st (10.0).
  • Coppin State averages 25.9 three pointers per game, which ranks 52nd in the country. Virginia Tech ranks 301st in three pointers allowed per game (26.6).