Miami (FL) Hurricanes (14-7) vs. Virginia Cavaliers (16-5)
Miami FL Hurricanes vs. Virginia Cavaliers 2/5/24 – As the NCAA Men’s Basketball season heats up, fans are eagerly awaiting Monday, February 5, 2024’s clash between Miami (FL) Hurricanes and Virginia Cavaliers at John Paul Jones Arena and ESPN; with both teams boasting impressive records, fans should find this NCAAB match-up picks captivating, this encounter should provide fans with an unforgettable encounter!
Before diving into this matchup in depth, let’s take a closer look at the Miami (FL) Hurricanes. With 14 wins and 7 losses so far this season, the Hurricanes have had an effective campaign. On average they score 80.8 points per game while making 29.6 out of 61.4 field goal attempts for a field goal percentage of 48.2%; from three-point range they average 9.2 three-pointers out of 24.2 attempts with an overall three-point shooting percentage of 37.9% while making 12.3 free throw attempts for an impressive free throw percentage of 76.4%!
Virginia Cavaliers have had an extremely successful season so far with 16 wins and five losses, becoming known for their strong defense that allows only 65.3 points per game from opponents. Offensively they make 24.6 field goals out of 55.2 attempts (44.5%) which results in a 44.5% field goal percentage; three point shooting stands at 37.2% per game out of 18.3 attempts with an average 6.8 three pointers made per game out of 18.3 attempts; their free throw shooting stands at 65% with 9.4 free throws made out of 14.4 attempts per game totalling to 65% free throw shooting overall.
Miami FL Hurricanes vs. Virginia Cavaliers 2/5/24 Game Info
|Monday, February 5, 2024, at 7:00 PM ET
|John Paul Jones Arena
Norchad Omier (Forward) vs. Reece Beekman (Guard)
At Miami (FL), Norchad Omier has been an impact player. A forward, Omier has excelled, averaging 18.1 points and 9.9 rebounds per game along with 1.2 assists, 1.6 steals, and 0.8 blocks per game – boasting an outstanding field goal percentage of 63.1 percent and free throw percentage of 77.22%, Omier is an integral member of their squad.
Virginia’s Reece Beekman has been the cornerstone of their success. Serving as both guard and point forward, he averages 13.3 points, 3 rebounds and an impressive 6.2 assists per game while recording 2.5 steals a game defensively. Beekman shoots 45.4% from the field while maintaining an outstanding free throw percentage of 75.8%; his three-point shooting at 32.3% could provide Hurricanes an opening.
When these two key players collide on the court, it will be an engaging battle of Omier’s inside dominance against Beekman’s playmaking abilities – and its outcome could have an enormous effect on how the game unfolds.
NCAAB Odds/Point Spread: TBD, Total Odds:TBD
Betting odds have not yet been set for this matchup; however, given recent performances and statistics of both teams it will be important for bettors to monitor as soon as they become available in order to gain valuable insights for making informed wagers.
Miami (FL) Betting Trends
Miami (FL) has shown inconsistency recently, going 3-3 over their last five games overall but outperforming opponents against the spread by going 3-2 during that span. Bettors should take note that seven out of their last 13 home games went over total.
Virginia Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers have been on a roll, winning five consecutive games and posting an impressive 3-1 mark against the spread in their last five matches at home and three of four road contests this year. Bettors should bear in mind that totals have gone over in two of those five contests and four out of thirteen home contests respectively.
Miami (FL) Hurricanes vs. Virginia Cavaliers 2/5/24 Betting Picks
Miami and Virginia each bring different strengths and weaknesses to this anticipated showdown, creating the potential for an intense matchup on the court. Miami’s explosive offense led by Norchad Omier can challenge Virginia on defense while Reece Beekman’s playmaking abilities could help Virginia control play more easily.
As with any selection, both teams’ recent form must be taken into account when making predictions. Miami has displayed impressive road play while their home games can often result in high-scoring affairs that make for interesting bets if total points are set properly. The Virginia Cavaliers should not be underestimated either when it comes to recent dominance and performance against the spread; under Reece Beekman’s leadership, they possess all of the tools to manage game tempo and secure victory.
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Free Pick and Prediction: Virginia Cavaliers 75, Miami (FL) Hurricanes 72.