Miami vs Virginia Tech NCAA Basketball Betting Analysis

Posted by Ryan Knuppel on Friday,March 4, 2016 1:10, EDT in

An Atlantic Coast Conference College Hoops Odds tilt on Saturday features the Miami Hurricanes at the Virginia Tech Hokies. The 7th ranked Miami Hurricanes are looking to win their fourth straight game, and 25th of the season. Miami is tied with the North Carolina Tar Heels at the top of the conference. North Carolina takes on Duke, so it’s possible the Hurricanes could win the conference regular season title. For Virginia Tech, they are 17-13 on the season and 9-8 in Atlantic Coast Conference play. The Hokies are coming off a home win over Pittsburgh.

How To Bet on Miami vs. Virginia Tech NCAAB Odds, TV and Game Info

When: Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 4:00 EST
Where: Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg, Virginia
TV: ACC Network
Radio: HokiesXtra
Stream Option: ACCN

Why Bet on Virginia Tech

The Virginia Tech Hokies are seeking their fifth straight win, and any hope of the NCAA tournament would need to see a win here. The Hokies have wins over Florida State, Boston College, Wake Forest and Pittsburgh during that streak. Virginia Tech is scoring 73.5 points per game, and allowing teams to score 71.5. The Hokies top scorer has been forward Zach LeDay, with 15.1 per game. The Hokies also would like the win, because it would put them to worse than 7th in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Why Bet on Miami

For the Miami Hurricanes, they have won 8 out their last 9 games. The lone loss for the Hurricanes during that time came on the road at North Carolina. Since that loss, the Hurricanes have wins over Virginia, Louisville and Notre Dame. Miami is scoring 75.9 points per game, and allowing teams to score 65.7. Sheldon McClellan is the top scorer for the Hurricanes, with 15.6 points per game. Angel Rodriguez leads the Hurricanes as the team’s point guard, scoring 11.8 points and dishing out 4.4 assists per game.

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Expert Pick & Final Score Prediction

The Virginia Tech Hokies would love to foil the plans of the Miami Hurricanes. These two teams met a couple weeks ago, with the Hurricanes winning at home by 16 points. The Hurricanes are a much more athletic team, but Virginia Tech, especially when playing at home are extremely intelligent basketball players. The Cassell Coliseum will be rocking in Blacksburg for this game, as nobody likes the Hurricanes. Look for Virginia Tech to come away with a great win in this game, knocking the Hurricanes out of the lead in the ACC. The Final Score will be Virginia Tech 78 and Miami 74.