Miami basketball at Wake Forest: Line, Predictions, Odds, TV Channel and Live Stream

Feb 9, 2022; Coral Gables, Florida, USA; Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports
Feb 9, 2022; Coral Gables, Florida, USA; Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports /

The Miami basketball team travels to Wake Forest on Saturday after ending a two-game losing streak with a victory over Georgia Tech on Wednesday. Miami defeated Wake 92-84 to begin 2022. Wake Forest has won three straight, seven of its last eight and nine of its last 11 games entering the game against Miami on Saturday.

The home team has dominated the series between Miami and Wake Forest. Miami is 1-11 all-time at Wake Forest. The Hurricanes earned their sole victory in Winston-Salem, 79-71 in 2019. Conversely, Miami has a 10-2 home record against Wake Forest. The Hurricanes and Demon Deacons is a critical game in the ACC.

Wake Forest enters the game on Saturday 10-4 overall in the ACC, a half-game behind Duke for first place in the conference. Miami is tied for fourth in the ACC with North Carolina at 9-4. The fourth spot in the ACC is important to secure a double-bye into the quarterfinals of the conference tournament.

The biggest challenge for Miami will be stopping Wake Forest guard Alondes Williams. Williams had 15 points, six points and seven rebounds in the Miami win in January. Four Miami players scored double figures against Wake Forest last month led by Isaiah Wong with 25. Miami needs good guard play to defeat Wake Forest.

Miami basketball game at Wake Forest

"GAME 25 | FEB. 12, 2022 • 3 P.M. ET • WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.–/RV Miami Hurricanes (17-7, 9-4 ACC)Head Coach: Jim Larrañaga (Providence, 1971)Record at UM: 217-137 (11th season), Career Record: 687-471 (38th season)RV/25 Wake Forest Demon Deacons (20-5, 10-4 ACC)Head Coach: Steve Forbes (Southern Arkansas, 1988)Record at WF: 26-21 (second season), Career Record: 286-92 (12th season)All-Time: 13-13 (13-12 since rebirth) | Home: 10-2 | Away: 1-11 | Neutral: 2-0 | Coach L: 8-6 (8-5 at UM)Streak: Won 1 | Last Meeting: 92-84 home win (Jan. 1, 2022) | First Meeting: 46-17 road loss (Feb. 5, 1940)Courtesy MiamiHurricanes.Com"

Miami basketball at Wake Forest Odds: Line, Spread, Over/Under

WynnBet lists Wake Forest as an eight-point favorite over the Miami basketball team with an over/under of 149.5 points. The moneyline for Miami is +270 and Wake Forest is -340. The over/under has a moneyline of -110.

Miami versus Wake Forest Prediction Today

The last four Miami Wake Forest games have had a margin of at least eight points. Wake Forest has won by an average of 14 points during its winning streak. Miami had to rally from 14 points down in the first half to earn the victory over Georgia Tech. Knowing what’s on the line, Miami should at least cover against Wake Forest.

Although Miami and Wake Forest are two high-scoring teams, expect the game to go under the 149.5 point total. In a crucial game for both teams in the ACC, defense should tighten up. Miami has to continue to get to the free-throw line against Wake Forest. The Hurricanes were 20-26 against Georgia Tech.

What Channel is the Miami basketball Game On?

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The Miami basketball team will play the second of two consecutive road games at Louisville at 7:00 PM on Wednesday. Louisville has a subpar 11-13 record this season. The Cardinals lost on Wednesday to Notre Dame and have the entire week off in between. This will be the only time Miami plays Louisville this season.