Virginia vs Syracuse: ACC Tournament Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 11, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 11, 2021

The No. 1 seed Virginia Cavaliers (17-6) are favored by  when they face off the No. 8 seed Syracuse Orange (16-8) in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals Thursday at Greensboro Coliseum, beginning at 12:00 PM ET. A guaranteed spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket is on the line as these teams look to claim the ACC championship.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 11, 2021, 2:10 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Virginia Betting Information

  • Virginia is over .500 against the spread this season with a record of 12-10.
  • When favored by at least 5.5 points, the Cavaliers are 9-6 against the spread this season.
  • In 54.5% of their games this season (12/22), the Cavaliers and their opponents have outscored the set over/under.
  • The Cavaliers took down Louisville 68-58 and covered the spread as 1.5-point favorites, while going over the 122 point total in their last contest on Saturday. Sam Hauser totaled a team-high 24 points in the victory.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Virginia Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Sam Hauser 23 15.8 6.8 1.7 0.6 0.4 2.6
Jay Huff 23 13.1 6.9 0.9 0.5 2.5 1.2
Trey Murphy III 23 11.1 3.4 1.3 0.7 0.4 2.0
Kihei Clark 23 9.5 2.0 4.5 0.7 0.0 0.7
Reece Beekman 23 4.7 2.9 3.0 1.2 0.3 0.3

Syracuse Betting Information

  • With a 9-12 record ATS, Syracuse has not routinely covered the spread this season.
  • For the eighth time this season, the Orange are at least a 5.5-point underdog, where they have a record of 1-6 against the spread.
  • Syracuse and its opponents have regularly covered the total points bet this season, doing so in 52.4% (11) of its 21 games played.
  • Their last time out, the Orange saw Buddy Boeheim score a team-high 27 points to lead them to an 89-68 victory over NC State on Wednesday. They were 3-point favorites and covered the spread, and the teams scored 157 total points to top the 146.5-point over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Syracuse Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Buddy Boeheim 21 16.6 2.4 2.8 1.3 0.0 2.8
Alan Griffin 24 15.0 6.6 2.0 1.4 1.8 2.3
Quincy Guerrier 24 14.4 8.7 0.9 0.8 1.1 0.8
Marek Dolezaj 24 10.1 5.5 3.1 1.3 0.8 0.0
Joseph Girard III 24 9.8 2.6 3.4 1.5 0.1 1.7

Total Facts

  • Virginia’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Thursday’s matchup point total (132.5 points) in 34.8% of opportunities (eight out of 23 matchups).
  • In 20 out of Syracuse’s 24 games this year (83.3%), the competing teams scored more points than the total in Thursday’s matchup.
  • The total for the matchup of 132.5 is 12.1 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Cavaliers (68.5 points per game) and the Orange (76.1 points per game).
  • The 130.8 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are 1.7 fewer than the 132.5 over/under in this contest.
  • The Cavaliers have seen a 128.6 average over/under in their games this season, 3.9 points fewer than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this game is 14.3 points fewer than the average over/under in Orange games this season (146.8 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/25/2021 Virginia Virginia -7.5 129.5 -345 +273 Regular Season 81-58 UVA
1/11/2020 Virginia Virginia -8 115 -420 +317 Regular Season 63-55 SYR
11/6/2019 Virginia Syracuse -3 121.5 -163 +134 Regular Season 48-34 UVA
3/4/2019 N/A Syracuse N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 79-53 UVA

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