Written and authored by NCAA Basketball March Madness Expert Analyst Charlie Red McDougall. Charliessports.com produces it for Basketball news and notes.
The teams will play on Tuesday March 10th, 2015. At 3:30 PM EST on the ESPN2 Television Network.
The (10-21) Virginia Tech Hokies of the Atlantic Coast Conference makes the trip from the Mother of State to the Tar Heel State for the opening round of the ACC Tournament. Virginia Tech will play the (13-18) Wake Forest Demon Deacons also of the ACC in 2015 College Basketball action.
The teams will play at the Greensboro Coliseum in beautiful Greensboro, North Carolina. This Sports Handicapper believes Virginia Tech must let their new coach get his feet wet and find more talent. Wake Forset is better than their record indicates. The opening betting line has Virginia Tech as a four and a half-point underdog Against The Spread on the neutral court, the betting odds total is not available for Tuesday’s game.
The 2015 Virginia Tech Hokies have dropped their last seven straight up. The Hokies lost their regular season finale at home by nineteen points to Miami, Fl. Virginia Tech finished last in the Conference standings.
Virginia Tech ranks near the bottom of the ACC in both offense and defense.
Help is on the way as Head Coach Buzz Williams is finishing his first season in Blacksburg. Williams is a master recruiter and will put a great product on the floor soon.
Junior Guard Adam Smith is the team’s leading scorer with a little over thirteen points per game. The betting odds over the total are 8-3 the last eleven meetings between the teams. The Virginia Tech Hokies are 2-3 their last five Free 2015 NCAA Basketball Betting Picks away from home, going over the betting odds total three times and staying under the betting odds total twice. The Hokies did take Duke into overtime earlier this season for a signature moment.
The Hokies are probably one and done in the prestigious Atlantic Coast Tournament. Betting Experts in Las Vegas and offshore has Virginia Tech at 500/1 to win the 2015 ACC Tournament Championship.
The 2015 Wake Forest Demon Deacons have lost five of six straight up, their latest a 79-61 road defeat to Boston College. The Demon Deacons are 5-13 in ACC play and are near the bottom of the standings.
Wake Forest Head Coach Danny Manning returns to the city where he was a high School star. Manning went to Page high School.
Manning did a good job in his first season but must attract talent. Wake Forest averages a nearly sixty-nine points per game scoring the basketball. The Demon Deacons defense needs work, but they can score. Wake Forest is 4-1 ATS the last five between the teams. The betting odds over the total are 14-5 the Demon Deacons last nineteen on a neutral site.
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 4-6 their last ten Against The Point Spread, going over the betting odds total six time and staying under the betting odds total four. Junior Guard Codi Miller-McIntyre leads the team in scoring with 14.3 points per contest. The Deacon must push the basketball at a fast pace to get a win, and they should advance. Bovada.Lv has Wake Forest at 500/1 to win the 2015 ACC Tournament title.