Virginia Tech at Miami basketball Game 21 info, live stream, odds, TV

Jan 26, 2022; Blacksburg, Virginia, USA; Mandatory Credit: Ryan Hunt-USA TODAY Sports
Jan 26, 2022; Blacksburg, Virginia, USA; Mandatory Credit: Ryan Hunt-USA TODAY Sports /

The Miami basketball team will attempt to avoid losing consecutive games when it hosts Virginia Tech on Tuesday night. Miami is also trying to finish January with a 4-4 record. The Hurricanes are returning home for the first time in 15 days. Virginia Tech begins a stretch to end the season with six of the last nine Miami games at home.

Miami collapsed at Pittsburgh on Saturday. The Hurricanes lost a 68-60 lead in the last two minutes as Pittsburgh went on an 11-0 run for the 71-68 victory. Virginia Tech won its second in a row on Saturday after ending a seven-game losing streak earlier in the week with a win versus Duke in Blacksburg.

Virginia Tech travels to Coral Gables on Tuesday night with six straight road losses. Miami is 11-0 at home this season. Miami enters the game on Tuesday night tied for fifth in the ACC with North Carolina State. Virginia Tech is in 12th place. Miami needs to continue protecting the home court at the Watsco Center.

Miami has been far better during the week this season. The Hurricanes have lost three straight games on Saturday. Miami has not lost a game during the week since January 4 at Georgia Tech. The Hurricanes have also alternated wins and losses over the past eight games. Miami needs to start building a winning streak.

Virginia Tech at Miami Basketball

"GAME 22 | JAN. 31, 2023 • 7 P.M. ET • CORAL GABLES, FLA.Virginia Tech Hokies (13-8, 3-7 ACC)Head Coach: Mike Young (Emory & Henry, 1986)Record at VT: 67-44 (fourth season), Career Record: 366-288 (21st season)#23/21 Miami Hurricanes (16-5, 7-4 ACC)Head Coach: Jim Larrañaga (Providence, 1971)Record at UM: 242-146 (12th season), Career Record: 712-480 (39th season)SERIES HISTORYAll-Time: 25-20 (25-20 since rebirth) | Home: 12-7 | Away: 9-10 | Neutral: 4-3 | Coach L: 15-10 (15-10 at UM) Streak: Lost 1 | Last Meeting: 71-70 home loss (Feb. 26, 2022) | First Meeting: 85-74 road loss (Jan. 10, 2001)BROADCAST INFORMATIONESPNU • Play-by-Play: Mike Monaco • Color: Malcolm Huckaby | WatchESPN| FUBO-TV| AM 560 WQAM • Joe Zagacki • Danny Rabinowitz • | Sirius XM 136, 193 & 955| FM 90.5 WVUM • Gavin Bicho • Patrick McColl || AM 1210 WNMA • Broderick Zerpa • Jose Martinez | oasis1210am.comCourtesy MiamiHurricanes.Com"

The Miami basketball team has a slight edge in scoring and Virginia Tech has a slender advantage in defense. Miami averages 77.7 points per game and Virginia Tech 73.4. The Hokies allow 66.3 PPG and Miami 69.5. Isaiah Wong broke out of his two-game slump as he and Nijel Pack led Miami with 18 points each on Saturday.

Virginia Tech Miami basketball Fan Duel Game Odds

Spread: Virginia Tech +3.5 (-102) Miami -3.5 (-120)

Total: 143.5 Moneyline: Virginia Tech (+146) Miami (-178)

Miami is 5-6 at home this season versus the point spread. Virginia Tech is 1-8 on the road versus the spread. Six of the 11 Miami home games have gone over the total this season. Virginia Tech has had six games go over the total, two under and one push on the road this season. The 143.5 seems low.

Miami has been a far better team at home this season. The Hurricanes have scored at least 82 points in its last three home games. Miami and the points are a good bet at home. The Hurricanes have played exceptionally well at home this season and Virginia Tech has been poor on the road in 2022-23.

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Miami will go back on the road on Saturday to play at first-place Clemson. The Tigers have been the biggest surprise in the ACC this season at 18-4 overall and 10-1 in the ACC. Clemson hosts Boston College on Tuesday. If Miami wants to get back into the ACC title race a win at Clemson is essential. First, Virginia Tech is the focus.