Miami basketball versus Virginia: Line, Predictions, Odds, TV Channel and Live Stream

Feb 5, 2022; Charlottesville, Virginia, USA; Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
Feb 5, 2022; Charlottesville, Virginia, USA; Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports /

The Miami Basketball team hosts Virginia on Saturday hoping to avenge a 71-58 loss to the Cavaliers two weeks ago. Miami enters the weekend with an 11-4 record in the ACC, one game behind Duke and Notre Dame in the conference. The Hurricanes hold the tiebreaker with Duke, but not Notre Dame.

Virginia had a four-game winning streak snapped at  Virginia Tech on Monday. The Cavaliers are currently tied for fifth in the ACC with Wake Forest. Virginia slowly pulled away in the first half and led by as many as 20 in the second 20 minutes to defeat Miami in the first meeting. Virginia shot 60 percent from the floor last time.

The Cavaliers also made eight out of 15 three-point attempts. Miami has to improve defensively at home to defeat Virginia on Saturday. The loss to Virginia two weeks ago was the second in a row for Miami. Miami has won three straight games since the loss to Virginia to secure their place in the top four in the ACC.

The top four finishers in the ACC regular season receive a double-bye in the ACC Tournament to the quarterfinals. Miami owns the tiebreaker with fourth-place North Carolina and Wake Forest who is tied for fifth with fifth place Virginia. A win over the Cavaliers puts the Hurricanes in an excellent position for the double-bye.

"Miami basketball game versus VirginiaGAME 27 | FEB. 19, 2022 • 5 P.M. ET • CORAL GABLES, FLA.RV Miami Hurricanes (19-7, 11-4 ACC)Head Coach: Jim Larrañaga (Providence, 1971)Record at UM: 219-137 (11th season), Career Record: 689-471 (38th season)RV/– Virginia Cavaliers (16-10, 10-6 ACC)Head Coach: Tony Bennett (Green Bay, 1992)Record at VA: 311-113 (13th season), Career Record: 380-146 (16th season)SERIES HISTORYAll-Time: 12-14 (10-14 since rebirth) | Home: 7-3 | Away: 4-9 | Neutral: 1-2 | Coach L: 3-11 (3-10 at UM)Streak: Lost 5 | Last Meeting: 71-58 road loss (Feb. 5, 2022) | First Meeting: 80-75 home win (Feb. 10, 1966)Courtesy of MiamiHurricanes.Com"

Miami basketball versus Virginia Odds: Line, Spread, Over/Under

WynnBet lists the Miami basketball team as a two-point favorite versus Virginia with an over/under of 129.5 points. The moneyline for is -110 for Miami, Virginia and the over/under.

Miami versus Virginia prediction Today

Returning home and playing better than they were two weeks ago, Miami should could the slight two-point spread. The homecourt should also help Miami offensively. Miami and Virginia scored exactly 129 points the last time they played. That number should be exceeded easily on Saturday.

What Channel is the Miami basketball Game On?

"BROADCAST INFORMATIONACCN • Play-by-Play: Jay Alter • Color: Jordan Cornette | WatchESPNRadio: AM 560 WQAM • Joe Zagacki | FM WVUM Mixlr • Wyatt Kopelman • John Reynolds | AM WMYM • Jose Martinez • Broderick Zerpa |"

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After hosting Virginia on Saturday Miami travels to 11-16 Pittsburgh on Tuesday at 8 PM. Miami hosts Virginia Tech next Saturday in the final home game of the season. The Hurricanes finish the 2021-22 regular season with games at Boston College and Virginia. Miami is in a good position for an NCAA Tournament berth.