Virginia vs. Miami Free Pick
No. 11 Miami and No. 7 Virginia have a big ACC showdown tonight at 7PM ET on ESPN. Who will come out the victor in this clash?
According to oddsmakers at RealBets, Miami is a slim favorite at home tonight, as the Hurricanes are getting odds of -1.5 points against the Cavaliers. The over/under total for the game has been set at 127.5 points.
Miami is 21-5 on the season, 10-4 in the ACC, 13-1 at home and 15-9-1 against the spread. Virginia is 21-5 overall, 10-4 in the ACC, 4-5 on the road and 12-12 against the spread. Virginia has won three straight in this series and covered in the last four meetings. These two met back on Jan. 12, with Virginia picking up a 66-58 win at home.
As we mentioned in our trends and breakdown article on this game, Miami is coming off an embarrassing loss to UNC and the Hurricanes will most certainly motivated to get that loss behind them. Miami returns home where it is 9-3-1 against the spread this season. Virginia is a tough team, but the Cavaliers have struggled on the road, going just 3-6 ATS. Virginia has had a week off, but that could work against them against the Hurricanes tonight as Miami will look to start fast and show they are still a team to be dealt with on the national stage.
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