Don’t miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Seminoles and Hurricanes. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on ACCN, and it’s hosted by the Hurricanes at Watsco Center in Coral Gables, FL. Get ready to place your bets! The odds for this Atlantic Coast conference game currently have the Hurricanes as the betting favorite with the over/under line sitting at 157.5 points.

FLORIDA STATE SEMINOLES VS MIAMI (FL) HURRICANES BETTING PICK

The Pick: Miami (FL) Hurricanes -7.5

This game will be played at Watsco Center at 7:00 ET on Wednesday, January 17th.

WHY BET THE MIAMI (FL) HURRICANES:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-67 in favor of the Hurricanes.
  • Not only will Miami (FL) pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -7.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 157.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Does Florida State Have a Shot at a Road Win?

Florida State enters this game as a 7.5-point underdog. They have an overall record of 10-6, and they have won four games in a row. In ACC play, they are 4-1, compared to 6-5 in non-conference games. On the road, they are 2-3, and they have gone 4-6 in their last 10 road games.

So far this season, Florida State has been the underdog in five games, and they have gone 3-2 in those matchups. Their average scoring margin on the road this season is -5.6 points per game, and they are coming off a 67-58 win over Notre Dame.

Florida State has been a solid bet this year, going 9-6-1 against the spread. They have been even better as the underdog, going 4-1 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Seminoles have an ATS record of 6-4.

So far this season, the over/under record for Florida State games is 9-6-1. Today’s over/under line of 157.5 is higher than the average over/under line in their games this year (150.2). Over their last three games, their games have averaged 148 points compared to their season average of 149.8.

Coming off their recent game, the Florida State offense tallied 67 points in a matchup against Notre Dame. Their field goal percentage for the game was 39.1%, and they made 4 threes. The top scorer for the Seminoles was Amir Spears with 13 points, while Jamir Watkins also chipped in with 12 points.

So far, the Seminoles’ defense is ranked 184th in the country at 73.1 points per contest. Florida State will look once again to perform well on defense, holding Notre Dame to just 41% shooting in their most recent game.

Will Miami (FL) Pull Through as the Favored Home Team?

At home this season, Miami has gone 11-1, and they have won four of their last five games at home. Overall, the Hurricanes are 12-4, and they have gone 3-2 in ACC play.

For the year, Miami has been favored in 12 games, going 10-2. So far, they have gone 2-2 as the underdog.

Against the spread, Miami has gone 9-6-1 this season. At home, they are 8-4 vs. the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Hurricanes have gone 5-5 vs. the spread. Their ATS record over their last 3 home games is 2-1.

Today’s over/under line of 157.5 is higher than the average over/under line in Miami games this year (154.5). So far, their over/under record is 9-7. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 155 points and their OU record during that span is 1-2. On the season, eight of their games have finished with more points than today’s line.

Coming off their recent game, the Miami (FL) offense tallied 75 points in a matchup against Virginia Tech. Their field goal percentage for the game was 47.4%, and they made 9 threes. Norchad Omier is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 17.3 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Matthew Cleveland brings a PPG average of 16.4 into the game.

In terms of defense, Miami (FL) is currently on par with the NCAA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 72.2 points per game. The Miami (FL) defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 71 points and allowed Virginia Tech to connect on 10 threes.