Miami vs. Virginia Tech - 3/11/15 ACC Tournament Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Virginia Tech Hokies (10-21) at Miami
College Basketball: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Greensboro Coliseum)
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The Virginia Tech Hokies and Miami Hurricanes meet Wednesday in the ACC Tournament.
The Virginia Tech Hokies are coming off a last-second win over Wake Forest. On the season, Virginia Tech is averaging 65.8 points on 44.7 percent shooting and is allowing 69.7 points on 44 percent shooting. Adam Smith is averaging 13.7 points and 2.6 rebounds while Justin Bibbs is averaging 11.8 points and 1.8 assists. Ahmed Hill is grabbing 3.6 rebounds and Devin Wilson is dishing 4.2 assists. The Virginia Tech Hokies have four players averaging at least 6.6 points, and they’re shooting 63.4 percent from the line and 39.3 percent from deep. Defensively, VT is allowing 35.1 percent shooting from deep and has given up 69 or more points in seven of its last eight games.
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The Miami Hurricanes look to stay hot after winning five of their last seven games. On the season, Miami is averaging 68.9 points on 43.6 percent shooting and is allowing 63.4 points on 42.5 percent shooting. Sheldon McClellan is averaging 14.8 points and 4.6 rebounds while Tonye Jekiri is averaging 8.5 points and 10.2 rebounds. Manu Lecomte is dishing 1.7 assists and Davon Reed is grabbing 3.3 rebounds. The Miami Hurricanes have four players averaging at least 7.7 points, and they’re shooting 73.6 percent from the line and 36.4 percent from deep. Defensively, Miami is allowing 33.7 percent shooting from deep and has given up 63 or less points in four of its last six games.
The Hokies are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 Wednesday games and 6-13 ATS in their last 19 games following a S.U. win. The Hurricanes are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 Wednesday games. The under is 4-1 in the last 5 meetings.
With the Hurricanes missing one of thier best players and Virginia Tech shooting the ball rather well, I like the value of the points here.