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Virginia opens as 3-point underdogs to Virginia Tech

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Don’t look now, but the Virginia Cavaliers are riding a four-game winning streak that extends back to October, improving to 5-4 after a rocky start to the pandemic season. The Virginia Tech Hokies, meanwhile are on a four-game losing streak during that same stretch, with a tough slate of opponents in Clemson, Miami, and then-undefeated Liberty.

The Hoos open as a 3-point underdog to the Hokies, who are coming off a 45-10 shellacking by Clemson.

On the season, Virginia is 7-2 against the spread as follows:

  • -4 vs. Duke (W)
  • +27.5 at Clemson (W)
  • -7 vs. NC State (L)
  • +2.5 vs. Wake Forest (L)
  • +13 at Miami (W)
  • +7.5 vs. North Carolina (W)
  • -6.5 vs. Louisville (W)
  • -38.5 vs. Abilene Christian (W)
  • -6.5 vs. Boston College (W)

Virginia Tech is 3-7 against the spread, having been favored in eight of their 10 games this season.

All-time, Virginia is down on the series, 38-57-5, although the Hoos currently hold a one (1) game win streak over the Hokies.

Other lines around the ACC:

Virginia and Virginia Tech will kick off on Saturday, December 12 at 8:00 p.m. ET, once again on the ACC Network.