Miami (FL) Hurricanes vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Prediction 1/13/2024

Miami (FL) Hurricanes vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Prediction 1/13/2024

The Miami Hurricanes (11-4) travel to face off against the Virginia Tech Hokies (10-5) on Saturday, January 13th. This game will be played at Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg and televised on ACCN. Virginia Tech is coming off a win in their previous game, while Miami (FL) is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Louisville. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.

Miami (FL) Hurricanes vs Virginia Tech Hokies

The Miami (FL) Hurricanes Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

As Miami (FL) gets set to take on Virginia Tech, they are coming off an 80-71 loss to Louisville. The Hurricanes are 11-4 overall and 2-1 in Atlantic Coast Conference play.

On the road this season, Miami is just 0-2, and over their last 10 games away from home, they are 6-4. As the underdog, the Hurricanes are 1-1 this season, and they are 11-1 at home.

Overall, Miami has an ATS record of 8-6 this season. On the road, they are 0-2 vs. the spread, and their last 3 road games have resulted in an ATS mark of 0-2-1. As the underdog, the Hurricanes are 1-1 vs. the spread this year, and their last 3 games as the underdog have resulted in an ATS record of 1-1-1.

In Miami’s last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 and the average scoring total is 164 points. This season, the over/under record in their games is 8-6 and the average scoring total is 155.8 points. Today’s over/under line of 154.5 is lower than the average OU line in their games (154.2) and there have been six games with a lower OU line than today’s line.

The Virginia Tech Hokies Are Coming Off A Win

Virginia Tech is 10-1 at home this season, and they have won five consecutive games at home. As the favorite, the Hokies are 8-2 this season.

In their most recent game, Virginia Tech defeated Clemson by a score of 87-72. Over their last 10 games at home, the Hokies have gone 9-1.

Virginia Tech has been solid vs. the spread this season, going 7-7-1 overall. They have been even better at home, posting a mark of 7-3-1 vs. the spread in their 11 games at Cassell Coliseum. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Hokies have gone 5-4-1 vs. the spread.

Virginia Tech’s over/under record this season is 7-8 and today’s over/under line of 154.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games (143). So far, 10 of their games have finished with fewer points than today’s line. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 152 points.

Miami (FL) Offense Breakdown

Against Louisville, the Miami (FL) had a tough time putting up points compared to their season average of 84.3 points per game. They scored 71 points and posted a field goal percentage of 38.8% in the game. Currently leading the team in scoring is Norchad Omier who comes into today’s matchup averaging 17.5. Matthew Cleveland also heads into the game with a PPG average of 16.1.

Norchad Omier (F) 17.5 9.5 1.2
Matthew Cleveland (G) 16.1 5.7 1.9
Wooga Poplar (G) 16.3 5.1 2.2

Virginia Tech Offense Breakdown

Coming off their recent game, the Virginia Tech offense tallied 87 points in a matchup against Clemson. Their field goal percentage for the game was 54.4%, and they made 13 threes. Leading Virginia Tech in scoring vs. Clemson was Sean Pedulla with his 32 points. Tyler Nickel also added 24 points for the Hokies.

Lynn Kidd (C) 14.7 7.3 1.4
Hunter Cattoor (G) 13.5 2.9 1.5
Sean Pedulla (G) 14.8 3.7 4.1

Miami (FL) Team Defense

At this time, the Hurricanes’ defense is positioned 183rd in the country, permitting 72.3 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 8.3 threes per game vs. Virginia Tech. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 29.5%.

Virginia Tech Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Virginia Tech defense is giving up an average of 67.2 points per contest. Against Clemson in their most recent game, the Virginia Tech defense gave up a total of 72 points while allowing Clemson to hit 54% of their shots.

Hurricanes vs Hokies Trends

  • Across their five previous road games, Miami (FL) has an ATS mark of 1-3-1. Their straight up record in these matchups was 1-4 while averaging 73 points per game.
  • In their last three games at home, the Hokies have a straight up record of 0-3 while going 0-3 vs. the spread. The team averaged 64 points per game in this stretch.
  • In their last three games as the betting underdog, the Hurricanes have a straight up record of 1-2 and an ATS mark of 1-1-1.
  • As the betting favorite, the Hokies have an ATS mark of just 5-4-1 in their last ten games. Virginia Tech posted a straight up mark of 8-2 in these matchups.

Hurricanes vs Hokies Prediction

Not only do we have the Hokies winning this one by a score of 75-68, but we see them covering the spread. Our pick is to grab the Hokies at -2.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 154.5 and our model has the Hurricanes and Hokies finishing with a combined 143 points. Our pick is to take the under.

All odds are courtesy of Action247 Sportsbook. Good luck!!

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