Miami vs. Syracuse Prediction
Will Syracuse pull off the small upset today against Miami when the two teams clash in the ACC Tournament at 12:00PM ET?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Hurricanes are now 1.5-point favorites versus the Orange after opening as a 2-point favorite. As for the total, the number hit the board at 133.5 and that's where it currently sits.
Miami enters play having won six of its last 10 games and is 5-5 against the spread during that span. The Hurricanes are just 10-18 against the number on the season, however, after finishing the regular season with a 20-10 straight up record.
Syracuse has also won six of its last 10 games and is 6-4 at the betting window during that stretch. On the season the Orange are 18-13 straight up and 13-13 against the spread.
OUR PREDICTION: The Orange has been fantastic as an underdog when playing at a neutral site. In their last eight games when catching points on a neutral floor, the Orange covered in seven of those contests. They're also 4-1 against the spread in their last five games as an underdog of between 0.5 and 6.5 points. On the other side, the Hurricanes are just 5-18 against the spread in their last 23 games as a favorite and are 1-4 against the number in their last five games played at a neutral site.
ACC TOURNAMENT PREDICTION: SYRACUSE ORANGE +1.5