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Florida State Seminoles take on Hurricanes in NCAA basketball test

Florida State SeminolesMiami Hurricanes
Jan 27, 6:00 PM | BankUnited Center

Florida State Seminoles vs Miami Hurricanes Odds

11-7TEAM RECORD14-3

Florida State pays a visit to Miami on Sunday, hoping to send the Hurricanes to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at BankUnited Center.

The Seminoles will look to vanquish their hosts on Sunday, as they are 8-8 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Hurricanes are 11-3 ATS. Florida State is 9-6 against the total, while Miami is 1-10-1 versus the number.

View Florida State vs Miami Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to go with the Hurricanes in this one found them listed as 9.5-point favorites earlier on the NCAA basketball betting menu for Monday's contest. Check for updates as money coming in on the Seminoles was expected to move the line.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Hurricanes, most recently No. 14 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Seminoles, who rate No. 119 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 76-70 victory for the Hurricanes.

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How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Miami has the nation's No. 150-rated offensive output, at 68.6 PPG. The visiting Seminoles defense ranks No. 189 allowing on average 66.6 PPG. The Hurricanes FG% has averaged 45.1% so far, more than the Seminoles marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.7% per game.

Defensively, Florida State features the nation's No. 123-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.3 points per game. Miami, meanwhile, comes in at No. 189 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Florida State was a 60-57 winner at home against Clemson. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as favorites. Kiel Turpin scored 16 points leading the Seminoles to a 60-57 victory over Clemson at Tucker Center on Thursday.

Miami won its last outing, a 90-63 result against Duke on January 23. They covered in that game as a 3-point underdog. Miami cruised to victory on Wednesday, running Duke out of the gym and running up a 90-63 score at BankUnited Center.

Florida State Seminoles Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Maryland are 8-2
After playing Clemson are 9-1
After a win are 7-3

Miami Hurricanes Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Virginia Tech are 7-3
After playing Duke are 6-4
After a win are 9-1

A few Seminoles at Hurricanes trends to consider:
Florida State is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games on the road
Florida State is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing on the road against Miami
Miami is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Miami is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games when playing Florida State

Next up:
Florida State home to Maryland, Wednesday, January 30
Miami at Virginia Tech, Wednesday, January 30