Virginia vs. Furman Odds, Opening Spread, Predictions for 2023 NCAA Tournament

Virginia vs. Furman Odds, Opening Spread, Predictions for 2023 NCAA Tournament article feature image

David Jensen/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images. Pictured: Armaan Franklin (4) of the Virginia Cavaliers.

Virginia vs. Furman Odds

Virginia Odds-235
Furman Odds+195
Opening Spread/Current SpreadVirginia -6.5/Virginia -5.5
March Madness odds for Virginia-Furman via bet365.

With the men's 2023 NCAA Tournament bracket finally set, March Madness is officially underway.

Find out how 4-seeded Virginia and 13-seeded Furman matchup statistically, plus how our college basketball betting experts are projecting this first-round matchup to play out.

Virginia vs Furman will tip off at 12:40 p.m. ET on Thursday, March 16 on truTV.

Statistical Matchup

88TO %40
All statistics courtesy of ShotQuality.

Instant Analysis

Furman head coach Bob Richey has publicly given the player acquisition philosophy of “can’t shoot, won’t recruit.” That’s crucial in this matchup with the Virginia pack line defense, which forces opponents to beat it over the top. Furman ranks 13th nationally in 3-point attempt rate, fully willing to launch from downtown.

— Jim Root

For more coverage of the 2023 NCAA Tournament and Selection Sunday, make sure to check out our experts' live reactions to the bracket reveal and the Selection Sunday live show, where you can get their instant analysis on every matchup as well as some early insights to help you make your bets.

Don't forget to print out your 2023 NCAA Tournament bracket, as well — and while you're there, enter the bet 365 Bracket Challenge content for your chance to win up to $10,000,000. Enter for free at

How would you rate this article?

This site contains commercial content. We may be compensated for the links provided on this page. The content on this page is for informational purposes only. Action Network makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy of the information given or the outcome of any game or event.

Sportsbook Promos
See All
Legal Online Sports Betting

bet365 Bonus Code TOPACTION Offers $1K First Bet Insurance or $150 Bonus for Wednesday Sports, All Week

Sean Treppedi
Jul 17, 2024 UTC