Miami basketball at Virginia Tech: Game 28 info, live stream, odds, TV

Jan 31, 2023; Coral Gables, Florida, USA; Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports
Jan 31, 2023; Coral Gables, Florida, USA; Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports /

The Miami basketball team will have arguably its biggest test this month when they play at Virginia Tech on Tuesday night. Virginia Tech enters the game versus Miami on Tuesday night with a 12-3 home record in 2022-23. Boston College, Clemson and North Carolina State are the only teams to win in Blacksburg this season.

After struggling on the road earlier this season, Miami has won its last two games away from the Watsco Center. Miami won 92-83 versus Virginia Tech in Coral Gables last month. Miami has continued to be an offensive machine since they defeated Virginia Tech in January. Miami is averaging 86.67 points per game in its last six.

The Miami basketball team began a current six-game winning streak with its victory over Virginia Tech in January. Virginia Tech enters the game on Tuesday with five wins in its last eight games including winning four of its five at home. Miami and Virginia Tech have played classic games in recent years in Blacksburg.

Miami won in triple overtime at Cassell Coliseum in 2020 and on a Charlie Moore halfcourt buzzer-beater in 2022. The Hurricanes have traditionally played very well in Blacksburg. Miami travels to Blacksburg with a 6-4 road record this season. Virginia leads the ACC with a 13-3 record. Miami is 13-4.

Miami basketball at Virginia Tech

"GAME 28 | FEB. 21, 2023 • 7 P.M. ET • BLACKSBURG, VA.#13/11 Miami Hurricanes (22-5, 13-4 ACC)Head Coach: Jim Larrañaga (Providence, 1971)Record at UM: 248-146 (12th season), Career Record: 718-480 (39th season)Virginia Tech Hokies (16-11, 6-10 ACC)Head Coach: Mike Young (Emory & Henry, 1986)Record at VT: 70-47 (fourth season), Career Record: 369-291 (21st season)All-Time: 26-20 (26-20 since rebirth) | Home: 13-7 | Away: 9-10 | Neutral: 4-3 | Coach L: 16-10 (16-10 at UM) Streak: Won 1 | Last Meeting: 92-83 home win (Jan. 31, 2023) | First Meeting: 85-74 road loss (Jan. 10, 2001)BROADCAST INFORMATIONESPNU • Play-by-Play: Rece Davis • Color: Debbie Antonelli | WatchESPN| FuboTV|Radio: AM 560 WQAM • Joe Zagacki | | Sirius XM 137, 193 & 955Courtesy MiamiHurricanes.Com"

Nijel Pack has scored over 20 points in each of the last three games for Miami. Pack took over the game in the second half with 17 points in a 5:08 span versus Virginia Tech in January. Norchad Omier led Miami with 21, adding eight rebounds, Isaiah Wong scored 18 and Jordan Miller 14 versus Virginia Tech in their last meeting.

Miami at Virginia Tech FanDuel Odds

Spread: Miami +1.5 (-105) Virginia Tech -1.5 (-115) Total: 154.5 Over (-102) Under (-118) Moneyline:  Miami +105 Virginia Tech -126

Miami is 17-10 overall versus the point spread this season and 9-3 on the road. Virginia Tech is 11-16 versus the point spread in 2022-23 with a 9-6 home record against the number. The spread is tight. Miami is one of the hottest teams in college basketball. Virginia Tech has alternated wins and losses in its last 7 games.

The spread is tight. Expect the 154.5 total to be eclipsed. Miami and Wake Forest breezed past the 157.5 total on Saturday and the Hurricanes and Hokies raced to over 170 points when they played last month. Miami is competing for an ACC regular season title and potential top overall seed in the ACC Tournament.

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A win over Miami for Virginia Tech could significantly boost its NCAA Tournament resume. This is a quadrant one game for both teams. A loss to Miami could eliminate Virginia Tech from the NCAA Tournament. Miami will finish the season hosting Florida State on Saturday and Pittsburgh on March 4.