Miami Basketball at Virginia Tech: Game 16 info, odds, live stream, TV

The Miami basketball team will try to rebound from its most devastating loss this season at Louisville when it plays at Virginia Tech on Saturday night.

Jan 31, 2023; Coral Gables, Florida, USA; Miami Hurricanes forward Norchad Omier (15) blocks the
Jan 31, 2023; Coral Gables, Florida, USA; Miami Hurricanes forward Norchad Omier (15) blocks the / Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports
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After an 80-71 loss to last place Louisville on Wednesday night at home, the Miami basketball team travels to Blacksburg to play Virginia Tech on Saturday night. Virginia Tech defeated number 21 Clemson 87-72 on Wednesday. Miami has won the last two games versus Virginia Tech and its last three contests in Blacksburg.

Virginia Tech ended a two-game losing streak with the win over Clemson. Miami travels to Blacksburg with a two game losing streak. Miami lost at Wake Forest last Saturday in the game before playing Louisville. Virginia Tech began 2024 with losses at Wake Forest and Florida State. The Hokies beat Louisville in December.

Virginia Tech is led by senior center Lynn Kidd, who is averaging 14.7 points per game and 7.3 rebounds. At 6'10 and 235 pounds, Kidd is another player who will have a significant size advantage over 6'7 Miami center Norchad Omier. Omier was outplayed by Brandon Huntley-Hatfield, who had 22 points and nine rebounds for Louisville.

Virginia Tech will try to dictate tempo. Miami has struggled to score at times this season in the half-court. Virginia Tech averages 74.3 points per game and Miami is at 84.3. Miami allows 72.3 PPG and Virginia Tech is giving up 67.2. Miami will be at full strength for the second consecutive game.

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Miami at Virginia Tech: Game Information

Date: Sat., Jan. 13, 2024, Time: 7 p.m. ET, Location: Blacksburg, Va., Arena: Cassell Coliseum, Live Stats: miami.statbroadcast.com, Television: ACC Network, FUBO Radio: 790 WAXY and Sirius XM 109, 194, Series: 27-20 Miami, at Virginia Tech: 10-10, Neutral: 0-1, Last Meeting: 76-70, Miami (2/21/23)

Miami (11-4, 2-2, ACC), Head Coach: Jim Larrañaga (Providence ‘71) Record at UM: 266-153, Career Record: 736-487, vs. Virginia Tech: 17-10 (17-10 at UM), Head Coach: Mike Young (Emory & Henry, 1986), Record at Virginia Tech: 83-56 (5th Season), Career Record: 382-300 (22nd Season)., vs. Miami: 3-7 (3-5 at VT) Courtesy MiamiHurricanes.Com and HokieSports.Com

Miami at Virginia Tech: Fan Duel Odds

Spread: Miami plus 2.5 Total: 153.5, Over minus 115, Under minus 105 Moneyline: Miami plus 126 Virginia Tech minus 152 Courtesy FanDuel.

Prediction

Virginia Tech should be successful at dictating the tempo. The best bet is the under. Miami has been too unpredictable lately to bet on the spread or the money line. Miami has to play with a greater sense of urgency than it versus Louisville. The Hurricanes have their first two-game losing streak since 2022.

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Miami has not lost three in a row since a six-game losing streak in 2021. The Hurricanes need to stack up wins to build their NCAA Tournament resume. Miami enters the game at Virginia Tech 62nd in the NCAA NetRatings. Virginia Tech is 49th. Miami would earn a quad-one win with a victory over Virginia Tech.