Virginia, Texas Tech projected for historically low-scoring championship

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MINNEAPOLIS (WDBJ) -- When Virginia and Texas Tech take the court at U.S. Bank Stadium on Monday night, history will be made for one of the programs.

Neither has ever won, or even been to, a national title game before.

The folks in Las Vegas say this championship could be historically low-scoring.

As of Monday afternoon, the over/under total for the game was 118.0, according to Bovada Sportsbook. That's the lowest total for any March Madness title game in the last 20 years!

The Cavaliers, a 1-seed, are a 1-point favorite over the Red Raiders, a 3-seed.

Texas Tech has bowled over opponents in the tournament so far, winning their five games by a combined 70 points.

That's nearly double Virginia's combined margin of 37, as the Cavaliers have needed late-game heroics to win their past two games.

Tip-off is set for 9:20 p.m. ET on WDBJ 7, or your local CBS affiliate.