Can Miami get past Virginia Tech this time?
No. 11 Miami looks to avoid back-to-back losses to Virginia Tech when the two meet tonight at 9PM ET in the ACC Tournament.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Miami is favored in this game, as the Hurricanes are getting odds of -8.5 points against Virginia Tech. The over/under total for the game is listed at 140 points. These two meet in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament, which takes place from the Verizon Center in Washington D.C.
Miami is 24-6 on the season, 13-5 in ACC games, 3-0 on a neutral floor and 18-10-1 against the spread. Virginia Tech is 19-13 overall, 11-8 in conference games, 2-2 on a neutral floor and 17-9 against the spread. These two split the season series, with the home team winning both games and covering in both wins. Virginia Tech had a 77-62 win on March 5 and Miami had a 65-49 victory on Feb. 17.
Virginia Tech is on a roll and has been since the loss to Miami. Virginia Tech has won and covered the spread in six straight since that defeat. Miami was on a three-game win streak prior to ending the regular season with the loss to the Hokies. Virginia Tech had a 15-4 record against the spread in the ACC this season, so seeing them get nearly double digits today doesn’t seems surprising. Look for the Hokies to make this game competitive and maybe even pick up another upset.
ACC TOURNAMENT FREE PICK: VIRGINIA TECH +8.5