The Hurricanes and Seminoles are set to face off at 4:00 ET on ESPN2. The Seminoles will host the game at Donald L. Tucker Center in Tallahassee, FL. The over/under for this Atlantic Coast conference contest is set at 153.5 points, with Florida State being favored by -3 at home against Miami (FL).


The Pick: Florida State Seminoles -3

This game will be played at Donald L. Tucker Center at 4:00 ET on Saturday, March 9th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Seminoles.
  • Not only will Florida State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -3.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 153.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Do the Hurricanes Stand a Chance in Tallahassee?

After losing their last game to Boston College by a score of 67-57, Miami (FL) will look to end their losing streak, which currently sits at eight games. So far this season, Miami (FL) has a record of 15-15, including a conference record of 6-13. On the road, the Hurricanes have gone just 2-9, compared to 13-6 at home.

As the underdog, Miami (FL) has gone 2-10, and they have been the underdog in 12 of their 27 games. Currently, they are 3-point underdogs, and the over/under for the game is set at 153.5 points. In their last 10 games on the road, Miami (FL) has gone just 2-8, and their average scoring margin on the road this season is -8.8 points per game.

Against the spread, Miami has a .500 record this season at 14-14-2. On the road, the Hurricanes are 4-6-1 vs. the spread. In their last 10 games as the underdog, Miami is 4-5-1 vs. the spread.

On the season, the over/under record for games involving the Miami Hurricanes sits at 13-17. So far, their games have averaged 149.2 points compared to an average over/under line of 152.8, resulting in an average margin of -3.6 points. Today’s over/under line of 153.5 is higher than the average scoring total of their games this year. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 142 points.

In their most recent game, the Miami (FL) offense concluded with only 57 points against Boston College. Throughout the game, they made 6/27 three-point attempts and had a field goal percentage of 33.8%. The team’s scoring leader is Norchad Omier, who holds an average of 17 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Matthew Cleveland is averaging 13.6 points per game this season.

The Hurricanes’ defense is presently ranked 208th nationally, allowing an average of 73.1 points per contest. The Miami (FL) defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 67 points and allowed Boston College to connect on 6 threes.

Does Florida State Have What it Takes at Home?

Florida State enters this game with a 15-15 overall record, including a 10-7 record at home. They have lost two straight games, and their record in the ACC is 9-10. So far this season, they have been favored in 15 games, going 9-6.

In their last game, Florida State lost to Pittsburgh by a score of 88-73. Over their last 10 games at home, they have a record of 5-5, and over their last five games at home, they are just 2-3.

Florida State has an ATS record of 14-15-1 this season, including a mark of 8-8-1 at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Seminoles are just 4-5-1 vs. the spread.

Florida State’s over/under record for the season sits at 18-11-1 with the average scoring total in their games checking in at 152.2 points. Today’s over/under line of 153.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games (150.1). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 with an average scoring total of 164 points.

The Seminoles’ offense finished with 73 points in their previous game, mirroring their current average of 76.3 points per contest. On the offensive front, the Seminoles have a season-long field goal percentage of 45%, ranking 150th nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 344th in terms of percentage and 313rd in three-pointers made.

At present, the Seminoles’ defense is nationally ranked 271st, allowing 75.8 points per game. So far, the Florida State defense is giving up an average of 10.3 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 11.8 times per game (594th).