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Miami Hurricanes vs Virginia Tech Hokies 2/19/2020 Picks, Preview and Game Analysis
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Miami Hurricanes vs Virginia Tech Hokies 2/19/2020 – Two teams that find themselves at the bottom half of the Atlantic Coast Conference are set to clash this February 19, Wednesday as the Miami Hurricanes visit the Virginia Tech Hokies at the Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg, Virginia. The ACC Network will be an official television partner for this match and they will air the game live at 9:00 pm Eastern Time while SofaScore is the place to catch the online live stream. The Hokies are seen by Bet Basketball Game to take this victory from the Hurricanes in their home court.
Miami Hurricanes vs Virginia Tech Hokies 2/19/2020
Miami Hurricanes find themselves nearly at the bottom of the Atlantic Coast Conference and on top of the Wake Forest Demon Deacons and North Carolina Tar Heels with a 13-12 record. On the road, this team does 33% of their wins as they won 3 of their 9 contests. But this team is coming from back-to-back wins against the Boston College Eagles and the latest was against Wake Forest. Lykes is the most reliable scorer on the team with 15.1 points while Vasijevic does 13.8 points and 4.2 rebounds. McGusty is a good third-option with 13 points and 4.1 rebounds per night.
Players to watch: C. Lykes G (21 GP 30.1 MIN 15.2 PTS 1.8 REB 2.5 AST 1 STL 0.3 BLK 2 TO 42.6 FG% 81.6 FT% 39 3PT%), D. Vasiljevic G (25 GP 33.9 MIN 13.8 PTS 4.2 REB 1.1 AST 0.6 STL 0.1 BLK 1 TO 42.5 FG% 87 FT% 36.3 3PT%), K. McGusty G (22 GP 29.5 MIN 13 PTS 4.1 REB 1.8 AST 0.7 STL 0.1 BLK 2.3 TO 44.4 FG% 74.5 FT% 34.4 3PT%).
Virginia Tech Hokies
The Virginia Tech Hokies are coming in this game from a win as they snapped a five-game losing streak. They are fifth from the bottom of the Atlantic Coast Conference with a record of 15-10 and this team has a good job defending home-court winning 11 of their 15 games at the Cassell Coliseum. So far, this team has relied heavily on Nolley who does 17.3 points, 6.1 rebounds and 2.6 assists. After him, there are no Hokies doing double-digit scoring and Radford is the closest with 9.6 points. But this team is carrying momentum from their previous victory and hopes they can showcase it in front of their home audience.
Players to watch: L. Nolley II G (25 GP 31 MIN 17.2 PTS 6.1 REB 2.6 AST 0.8 STL 0.3 BLK 2.8 TO 39.8 FG% 76.7 FT% 33.9 3PT%), T. Radford G (25 GP 24.5 MIN 9.6 PTS 6.1 REB 1.5 AST 1 STL 0.4 BLK 0.6 TO 64.2 FG% 67.7 FT% 10 3PT%), N. Alleyne G (25 GP 27 MIN 9.4 PTS 2.5 REB 1.6 AST 0.3 STL 0.2 BLK 0.8 TO 39.5 FG% 74.1 FT% 38 3PT%).
Miami Hurricanes vs Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Predictions
Miami is 4-2 ATS in their last 6 games.
Virginia Tech Hokies
Virginia Tech is 1-7 ATS in their last 8 games.
Miami Hurricanes vs Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Picks
The Hokies hold the advantage in this game according to Best Sports Book Online and they are expected to win back-to-back games after this night. Meanwhile, the Hurricanes won’t be going to a winning streak and it will be back to the drawing boards.
Moneyline: The ML given to the Hurricanes is at +155 while the Hokies are -165 in their home court.
Spread: Five points across the spread is given to this game with the Hurricanes at +5 while the Hokies own -5.
Total: A total of 140 points is predicted for both teams to reach with the Hurricanes going over while the Hokies are under.
Score Prediction: 73-67, Hokies.