Thursday's game between the Virginia Cavaliers (3-0) and the Texas Southern Tigers (0-2) at John Paul Jones Arena is expected to be a one-sided matchup, as our computer prediction projects a final score of 82-51 and heavily favors Virginia to secure the victory. Tipoff is at 7:00 PM ET on November 16.

According to our computer prediction, Virginia projects to cover the 22.5-point spread in its matchup versus Texas Southern. The total has been set at 128.5, and the two sides are projected to exceed it.

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Virginia vs. Texas Southern Game Info & Odds

  • Date: Thursday, November 16, 2023
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV: ACC Network
  • Where: Charlottesville, Virginia
  • Venue: John Paul Jones Arena
  • Line: Virginia -22.5
  • Point Total: 128.5
  • Moneyline (To Win): Virginia -5000, Texas Southern +1400

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Virginia vs. Texas Southern Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Virginia 82, Texas Southern 51

Spread & Total Prediction for Virginia vs. Texas Southern

  • Pick ATS: Virginia (-22.5)
  • Pick OU: Over (128.5)

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Virginia Performance Insights

  • Last season, Virginia was 276th in the country on offense (67.8 points scored per game) and sixth-best defensively (60.5 points conceded).
  • At 29.6 rebounds per game and 29.0 rebounds conceded, the Cavaliers were 298th and 53rd in college basketball, respectively, last year.
  • Last season Virginia was 24th-best in college basketball in assists with 15.7 per game.
  • The Cavaliers were 256th in the country in 3-pointers made (6.7 per game) and 132nd in 3-point percentage (35.0%) last season.
  • Virginia gave up 7.1 3-pointers per game and conceded 34.1% from beyond the arc last season, ranking 165th and 205th, respectively, in the nation.
  • Last season, Virginia took 64.4% of its shots from inside the arc, and 35.6% from beyond it. In terms of made shots, 72.3% of Virginia's buckets were 2-pointers, and 27.7% were 3-pointers.

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