The Minnesota Golden Gophers face off against the Virginia Tech Hokies in an inter-conference clash on Monday night. The Golden Gophers are coming off a defeat to UNLV in their previous outing. Meanwhile, the Hokies took down Charleston Southern in their previous bout. The last time these two teams played against each other was back in 2011.
The Golden Gophers head into their first true road game of the season after their last couple of games were played on neutral courts. Minnesota just had a two-game winning streak snapped in a 71-62 loss to UNLV on Wednesday in a match that had Minnesota labeled as underdogs. The other defeat happened at home against DePaul. The Golden Gophers have managed to cover only twice in the whole season.
The Gophers’ best player so far has been Dawson Garcia without a doubt. The sophomore forward has scored at least 15 points in 3 out of his last 4 games and has managed to collect a huge amount of rebounds. Garcia is 15.8 PPG and 6.7 RPG on average, which is nothing to scoff at. Meanwhile, Jamison Battle missed the first four games of the season due to an injury.
On the other hand, the Virginia Tech Hokies are trying to keep their perfect home record intact. They are currently holding a 4-0 record at the Cassell Coliseum. It’s undeniable that it’s been a promising opening set of games. Virginia Tech was 5-0 to begin the season including a win against Penn State, though they were dealt a 77-75 defeat to Charleston in their only loss.
Sean Pedulla has been productive for the Hokies so far this season. The sophomore guard has already reached the 20-point mark twice this season, he also scored 17 in Friday’s win. Pedulla has scored an average of 17.1 PPG on 49.5 % shooting. Next to him we can see that Grant Basile is also producing.
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Minnesota Golden Gophers vs Virginia Tech Hokies Game Information
- Date: 11/28/2022
- Time: 07:00 PM ET
- Location: Cassell Coliseum, Blacksburg, VA.
- How to Watch Minnesota vs Virginia Tech: ESPN2
- Live Stream: CBS.com
Minnesota vs Virginia Tech Betting Lines
Minnesota is +540 according to our Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $540.On the other side, Virginia Tech is -790 according to the Vegas NCAAB Lines. This means that if you wager $100 you have the chance to win $13.
The implied probability for these two teams attached to the betting lines has Minnesota at a 15.63% chance of winning the game, meanwhile Virginia Tech has 88.76% probability of finishing the game with the W.
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