The Virginia Tech Hokies will look to stay perfect against the Campbell Fighting Camels when they meet in non-conference action on Wednesday. The Hokies (1-1), who have won all five previous meetings with Campbell, will also look to move to 2-0 at Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg, Va., this season. The Camels (1-1) will try to make a strong impression as the newest member of the Coastal Athletic Association. Campbell is coming off a trip to the Big South Tournament championship game, its third trip since 2017.
The game will tip off at 6 p.m. ET. Campbell is averaging 61 points per game, while Virginia Tech averages 88.5. The Hokies are 21.5-point favorites in the latest Campbell vs. Virginia Tech odds from SportsLine consensus, while the over/under for total points scored is set at 139. Before making any Virginia Tech vs. Campbell picks, be sure to see the college basketball predictions and betting advice from the SportsLine Projection Model.
The model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. It enters Week 2 of the 2023-24 season on an 87-56 roll on all top-rated college basketball picks dating back to last season, returning more than $1,700 for $100 players. Anyone who followed it saw huge returns.
Now, the model has set its sights on Virginia Tech vs. Campbell and revealed its CBB picks and predictions. You can head to SportsLine to see the picks. Here are several college basketball odds and trends for Campbell vs. Virginia Tech:
- Virginia Tech vs. Campbell spread: Virginia Tech -21.5
- Virginia Tech vs. Campbell over/under: 139 points
- Virginia Tech vs. Campbell money line: Campbell +1440, Virginia Tech -3350
- CAM: The Camels have hit the team total over in 20 of their last 27 games (+11.70 units)
- VT: The Hokies have hit the game total over in 19 of their last 33 games (+4.70 units)
- Virginia Tech vs. Campbell picks: See picks at SportsLine
Why Virginia Tech can cover
Senior center Lynn Kidd is among the top Hokies scorers, averaging 13 points per game. He is coming off a 12-point, six-rebound effort against South Carolina on Friday. Earlier in the week, he posted a double-double in a 100-55 win over Coppin State. In just 22 minutes of action, he scored 14 points and grabbed 11 rebounds.
Making an impact off the bench is senior forward Mylyjael Poteat. In 14 minutes of action against South Carolina, he scored nine points and grabbed one rebound. He had nine points and three boards in the season-opener in 16 minutes of play. Poteat began his career at Rice and in his sophomore season with the Owls, averaged 7.7 points and 4.2 rebounds in 33 games, including three starts. He played in 34 games last season for the Hokies. See who to back at SportsLine.
Why Campbell can cover
Sophomore guard Anthony Dell'Orso is coming off a monster performance in the loss to East Carolina on Saturday. In that game, Dell'Orso scored 35 points and grabbed eight rebounds. He had 14 points and five rebounds in the season-opening win over Navy on Nov. 6. A year ago in 34 games, including 27 starts, he averaged 12.5 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.3 assists. He has started 29 of 36 games in his career, averaging 13.2 points and 5.8 rebounds and was named Big South Freshman of the Year in 2022-23.
Also helping power the offense is senior guard Gediminas Mokseckas. He is in his fourth year with the program and had a solid performance in the season opener. Against Navy, he scored 16 points, while grabbing four rebounds and dishing out three assists. In his time at Campbell, he has started 47 of 78 games played, including all 34 last season. See who to back at SportsLine.
How to make Campbell vs. Virginia Tech picks
The model is leaning Over on the total, projecting 144 combined points. It also says one side of the spread hits well over 60% of the time. You can only see the model's pick at SportsLine.
So who wins Virginia Tech vs. Campbell, and which side of the spread hits well over 60% of the time? Visit SportsLine now to find out which side of the spread you need to jump on, all from the model on an 87-56 roll on top-ranked college basketball picks, and find out.