Boston College at Miami basketball: Game 16 info, live stream, odds, TV

Mar 10, 2022; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 10, 2022; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports /

The Miami basketball team will host Boston College after losing in its only game last week at Georgia Tech. Miami dropped from 12th in both polls to 16th in the AP Top 25 and 15th in the USA Today Coaches poll that was released on Monday. The Hurricanes enter the game on Wednesday 9-0 at home.

Boston College is 0-3 on the road. Miami had a nine-game win streak end with the loss at Georgia Tech. Boston College has won three of its last five games. Miami enters the game on Wednesday tied for second place in the ACC tied with Pittsburgh, one game behind Clemson. Boston College is in 11th place in the ACC.

Expect Boston College to try and slow the pace. The Eagles are 259th nationally averaging 69 possessions per game. Miami is 182nd averaging 70.5 possessions per game. Boston College is led by guards Makai Ashton-Langford and Jaeden Zackery who are the only Eagles averaging in double figures.

Norchad Omier will not have to match up with any imposing big men for Boston College. Forward T.J. Bickerstaff who is the nephew of Cleveland Cavaliers head coach J.B. and grandson of longtime NBA coach and executive Bernie leads BC averaging 6.5 rebounds per game at 6-9 207 pounds.

Boston College at Miami basketball

"GAME 16 | JAN. 11, 2023 • 7 P.M. ET • CORAL GABLES, FLA.Boston College Eagles (8-8, 2-3 ACC)Head Coach: Earl Grant (Georgia College, 2000)Record at BC: 21-28 (second season), Career Record: 148-117 (ninth season)#16/15 Miami Hurricanes (13-2, 4-1 ACC)Head Coach: Jim Larrañaga (Providence, 1971)Record at UM: 239-143 (12th season), Career Record: 709-477 (39th season)SERIES HISTORYAll-Time: 28-27 (27-27 since rebirth) | Home: 15-11 | Away: 11-14 | Neutral: 2-2 | Coach L: 15-3 (15-3 at UM)Streak: Won 2 | Last Meeting: 71-69 neutral-site OT win (March 10, 2022) | First Meeting: 72-69 road win (Dec. 4, 1962)BROADCAST INFORMATIONTV: ESPNU • Play-by-Play: Anish Shroff • Color: Jordan Cornette | AM 560 WQAM • Joe Zagacki • Danny Rabinowitz • | Sirius XM 121, 194 & 956 FM 90.5 WVUM • Alex Bitchatchi • Nick Marino || AM 1210 WNMA • Broderick Zerpa • Jose Campos | oasis1210am.comCourtesy MiamiHurricanes.Com"

The Miami basketball team hopes to rebound from its loss to Georgia Tech. The Hurricanes have not had consecutive losses since last February to Notre Dame and Virginia. Boston College travels to Miami following a 65-64 loss to Duke on Saturday. Miami is a prohibitive favorite versus Boston College on Wednesday night.

Spread: Boston College +11.5 (-118) Miami 11.5 (-104)
Total: 140.5
Moneyline: Boston College +490 Miami -650
Odds courtesy Fan Duel

The 11.5-point spread is big for any ACC game. Miami is 1-5 versus the spread this season when favored by at least 11.5 points. Boston College is 6-3 versus the spread this season as an underdog winning four of those games outright. Ten of the 15 Miami games have gone under the total this season.

Eight Boston College games have exceeded the total this season. Seven of the last nine games have exceeded the total. Those numbers contradict Miami wanting a high pace of play. The best bet is likely to take Boston College with the points and the under. Wednesday is the only meeting this season between B.C. and Miami.

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Miami goes back on the road on Saturday to play North Carolina State. The Hurricanes rallied from a 16 point-first half lead to defeat the Wolfpack 80-73 on Monday in Coral Gables. NC State won 73-69 at Virginia Tech on Saturday and has the week off until they play Miami. The Wolfpack are 13-4 overall and 3-3 in the ACC.