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Miami (FL) vs Florida State Pick & Preview: Tuesday, January 24th Betting Odds

Hurricanes vs Seminoles Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAB
  • Teams: Miami (FL) Hurricanes at Florida State Seminoles
  • Where: Tallahassee at Donald L. Tucker Center
  • Date: Tuesday, January 24th
  • Betting Odds: Miami (FL) -3, MIA -160 | FLST +130 O/U 150.5

Hurricanes Preview:

Miami (FL) will take the floor against the Seminoles with an overall record of 15-4. So far, the Hurricanes have played 6 games on the road, with a record of 3-3. This season, Miami (FL) has been favored to win in 15 games, sitting with a mark of 14-1. For today’s contest, Miami (FL) has a betting line set -3 points in their favor.

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Important to the outcome of the game, is if Isaiah Wong will be able to suit up for the Hurricanes’. Heading into play, Wong leads the team at 16.21 points per game. So far, he has an effective field goal percentage of 51.6% while also adding 4.37 rebounds. Even if Isaiah Wong ends up playing, Miami (FL) will be counting on Jordan Miller to continue his solid play for the team. Currently, Miller is the Hurricanes’ second leading scorer at 15.0 points per game. So far, he has hit 52.2% of his field goal attempts.

On offense, Miami (FL) is scoring a rate similar to the NCAA average at 74.8 points per game. This figure has come despite struggling to knock down shots from outside. Through 19 games, they have only hit 35.0% of their 3-point field goal attempts. For the season, 36.2% of their shots have come from beyond the arc.

Seminoles Preview:

Florida State will take their 2 game win streak into today’s game. So far, the team has an overall record of 7-13. Currently, the Seminoles have been the home team 11 times, sitting with a record of 5-6. So far, the Seminoles have been the underdog 12 times, going 3-9 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +3 underdogs on the spread.

Florida State will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Darin Green Jr who is averaging 14.55 points per game for the Seminoles. Jr is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Seminoles’ offensive game plan is the play of Matthew Cleveland who has hit 47.7% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 14.25 points per game.

Offensive production has been hard to come by for Florida State this season, as they are currently ranked 198th in college basketball at 71.0 points per game. A major reason for low scoring totals is the fact that they have played at a below average pace, and have struggled to knock down outside shots. As a team, the Seminoles’ 3-point shooting percentage sits at just 33.1%, placing them 318th in the NCAA.

Free Spread Prediction: Florida State Seminoles +3

In today’s matchup, our analysis has identified the best bet as an opportunity to bet on a home underdog. Coming into the game, the Miami (FL) Hurricanes are the betting favorite with a point spread set at -3. However, we anticipate Florida State putting up a strong fight and benefiting from playing at home and see them covering the spread. It is likely, the the public is going to side heavily with the Hurricanes as the favorite. But, we see this line being set too high and like the value of taking the Seminoles to cover.

 


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