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Betting Miami Laying Points at Home vs Florida State

The Florida State Seminoles head on the road to take on the Miami Hurricanes in an ACC battle taking place in Coral Gables, Florida. This one has the potential to offer one of the best college basketball bets today, assuming Miami can keep trucking offensively against an unproven Florida State squad. This game will tip off at 7:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday night.


Betting Miami Laying Points at Home vs Florida State
Betting Miami Laying Points at Home vs Florida State

Florida State vs Miami Game Information

1. Game: Florida State (10-6, 4-1 ACC) vs Miami (12-4, 3-2)
2. Date/Time: Wednesday, Jan. 17, 7:00 p.m. ET
3. Location: Watsco Center, Coral Gables, FL
4. Florida State vs Miami Live Stream: TBS.com


The Miami Hurricanes have been one of the most well-rounded offensively units in both the ACC and the country this season. While they’ve sputtered in a few recent spots, their overall talent puts them in a great position to defend home court against Florida State, a team facing one of its toughest opponents thus far in the season.

Florida State and Miami will meet on Wednesday, Jan. 17, at 7:00 pm ET. NCAAB betting fans can catch the action on the ACC Network.

Florida State vs Miami Odds and Spreads

  • Miami has covered four of its last five games ATS
  • Florida State has covered four of its last five games ATS
  • The over has hit in four of Florida State’s last five games
  • The over is 10-6 in Florida State’s games this season, but just 3-3 on the road
  • The over has hit once in the past four meetings between these two teams
  • Florida State has defeated Miami in nine of the last 10 meetings
  • Miami is 6-5 ATS at home this season
  • Miami is 7-5 ATS as a favorite this year


Taking Under 158 When Florida State and Miami Meet

While both Florida State and Miami have flashed the offensive upside to clear this total, I’m weary of buying too much stock in the Seminoles just yet. Their 4-1 record in the ACC has come against a mediocre group of teams overall. But Miami has also had its fair share of slip-ups, which is a cause for concern, including a loss to Louisville two games ago. I think we’ll see the two teams do enough defensively to keep this game under the total.

Tailing Miami -7 at Home

There are several noteworthy aspects to this game, making it an interesting game to cap for today’s NCAAB expert picks. One major point to consider is that Miami’s second-leading scorer, Matthew Cleveland, transferred to the school from Florida State, so there may be a bit of a revenge factor here.

But overall, the Hurricanes boast a well-rounded offensive group, with four players averaging 13 points or more per game. I think they’ll be too much in the end for an unproven Florida State team and will be able to cover this one and win by double-digits.

Passing on the Moneyline in Florida State vs Miami

I like the Hurricanes to get the job done and pick up the victory at home, and at -7, their moneyline odds unsurprisingly don’t make much sense as a play here. If you buy any stock in Florida State and believe they can pull off the road upset, odds of +250 are worth kicking around, but I’m passing on this college basketball betting option tonight.

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Florida State vs Miami Prediction

Miami Hurricanes 74, Florida State Seminoles 62



Questions of the Day

Which team's offense has been more consistent and reliable throughout the season?

The Miami Hurricanes get the nod here, averaging 83.7 points per game on the year, and with four players who average north of 13 points per game.

Which Miami player could top rank for the most points?

While he’s their second-leading scorer, I like the revenge spot here for Matthew Cleveland, who transferred to Miami from Florida State.


The odds and predictions in the article are based on the time of writing and publication. They may differ as to when the actual event takes place.

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