Virginia Tech Hokies vs. Miami (FL) Hurricanes 2/6/2021 Betting Preview: Predictions, Computer Picks, Odds, Line, Spread and Trends

Written by on February 6, 2021

The No. 16 Virginia Tech Hokies (13-4) visit the Miami (FL) Hurricanes (7-10) in a matchup of ACC teams at Watsco Center, tipping off at 12:00 PM ET on Saturday, February 6, 2021. The Hokies are 3.5-point favorites in the game, the second matchup between the teams this season. The matchup’s point total is set at 131.5.

Betting Information

Virginia Tech vs Miami (FL) Betting Information
FavoriteSpreadFavorite Spread OddsUnderdog Spread OddsTotalOver Total OddsUnder Total OddsFavorite MoneylineUnderdog Moneyline
Virginia Tech-3.5-115-105131.5-113-108-183152

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Computer picks for Virginia Tech vs Miami (FL)
ATSOver/UnderScore Prediction
Virginia Tech (-3.5) Over (131.5) Virginia Tech 71 Miami (FL) 66

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Total Facts

  • The Hokies and their opponents have recorded more than 131.5 points in 64.7% of their games this year (11 of 17 opportunities).
  • Miami (FL) has played in 11 games this season (out of 17 total matchups — 64.7% of opportunities) where they combined with their opponents to score at least 131.5 points.
  • These two teams average a combined 138.3 points per game, 6.8 more points than the over/under of 131.5 set for this matchup.
  • Opponents of the two teams average a combined 2.8 more points per game (134.3) than this game’s total of 131.5 points.
  • The average total the Hokies have had set in matchups this season is 5.5 more points than this outing’s point total.
  • The average total in Hurricanes games this season is 4.0 more points than the point total of 131.5 in this outing.

Scoring Betting Tips

  • The Hokies record 72.1 points per contest, just 2.7 more points than the 69.4 the Hurricanes surrender to opponents.
  • When Virginia Tech totals more than 69.4 points, it is 8-2 overall and 7-0 against the spread.
  • Miami (FL) has put together a 2-4 record against the spread and a 1-5 record overall in games when it gives up more than 72.1 points.
  • The Hurricanes’ 66.2 points per game are only 1.3 more points than the 64.9 the Hokies give up to opponents.
  • Miami (FL) has put together a 5-0 ATS record and a 5-3 overall record in games it scores more than 64.9 points.
  • Virginia Tech has an ATS record of 3-4 and a 3-4 record overall when its opponents score more than 66.2 points.
  • The Hokies have put up a total of 121 more points than their opponents this year (an average of 7.2 per game), while the Hurricanes have been out-scored by opponents on average this year (by 54 total points, -3.2 per game).

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Virginia Tech Betting Information

  • Strong against this spread this season, the Hokies have covered 10 times in 16 contests.
  • The Hokies have struggled to cover, going just 4-5 ATS when favored by at least 3.5 points.
  • The Hokies have failed to combine with their opponents to reach the over/under just 7 times in 16 games this season.

Miami (FL) Betting Information

  • The Hurricanes have a 7-9 record against the spread, covering in just 43.8% of their contests.
  • When they are at least 3.5-point underdogs, the Hurricanes have not fared well, going 0-3 against the spread.
  • In the majority of Miami (FL)’s games this year, the teams have not hit the over (6 out of 16 games, 37.5%).

Head to Head

Virginia Tech vs Miami (FL) (Last 5 Games)
DateFavoriteSpreadTotalFavorite MoneylineUnderdog MoneylineGame TypeResult
12/29/2020Virginia Tech-7.5131-362+281Regular Season80-78 VTECH
2/19/2020Virginia Tech-4.5139-204+165Regular Season102-95 MIA
1/28/2020Virginia Tech-3.5135-178+144Regular Season71-61 MIA
3/8/2019N/AN/AN/AN/AN/ARegular Season84-70 VTECH
1/30/2019N/AN/AN/AN/AN/ARegular Season82-70 VTECH

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Virginia Tech Leaders

  • Keve Aluma leads the Hokies in scoring and rebounding, putting up 15.7 points and 7.7 boards per game.
  • Virginia Tech’s best passer is Wabissa Bede, who averages 2.9 assists per game to go with his 4.4 PPG scoring average.
  • Jalen Cole leads the Hokies in three-point shooting, making an average of 2.6 shots per game from beyond the arc.
  • The Virginia Tech steals leader is Bede, who averages 0.9 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Aluma, who compiles 1.4 rejections per contest.

Miami (FL) Leaders

  • Isaiah Wong racks up 17.3 points per game to be the top scorer for the Hurricanes.
  • Miami (FL)’s leader in rebounds is Nysier Brooks with 5.9 per game, and its leader in assists is Harlond Beverly with 3.4 per game.
  • Wong hits more threes per game than any of his teammates on the Hurricanes, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 1.8 per outing.
  • The Hurricanes’ leader in steals is Beverly with 1.6 per game, and Brooks is their leader in blocks with 0.9 per game.
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