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How and what to watch for Miami vs. No. 16 Florida State

It’s not football, but the Sunshine State rivalry should be a fun one.

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Miami Hurricanes center Nysier Brooks dunks the ball over Notre Dame Fighting Irish forward Juwan Durham during the second half at Watsco Center. Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

The No. 16-ranked Florida State Seminoles will be looking to extend their winning streak to five games when they take on their in-state rivals, the Miami Hurricanes on Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. ET. The game will be broadcasted on the ACC Network, which can also access through the ESPN app.

Miami (6-8, 2-7) enters this rivalry game with on a two-game losing streak and losing three out of their last five games. In their last two losses, the Hurricanes have loss by an average of 15 points and did not score more than 60 points. Against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Sunday, Miami struggled only shooting 38.7 percent from the field and 13.6 percent from three-point range. Sophomore Isaiah Wong, who is the Miami’s leading scorer, recorded 16 points in the 73-59 loss.

Florida State (9-2, 5-1) walks into Wednesday night’s game on a four-game winning streak. They have also won five-straight games over the Hurricanes by an average of 10 points. In regards to the four-game winning streak, the Seminoles are beating teams by an average of 17.7 points. Florida State defeated Clemson 80-61 on Saturday, thanks to an efficient shooting performance. The Seminoles shot 48.3 percent from the field and 42.9 percent from behind the arc.

Game Time/TV Channel/Streaming

You can watch Miami vs. Florida State on Wednesday, January 27th at 6:00 p.m. ET on the ACC Network, or you can watch via the ESPN app with a cable or streaming service login. If you don’t have a cable login to access the app, you can get a free trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream it.

Point Spread, Totals, Odds, Trends

Point spread: FSU -12
Point Total: 141.5
Money line: Miami +575 , FSU -910

  • The Seminoles have pretty good against the spread with a record of 4-1 in their last five games and the point total has also gone over in all five games.
  • Meanwhile, the Miami Hurricanes have a record of 2-3 in their last five games against the spread. But unlike FSU, the point total has gone under in four of Miami’s last six games.

The Best Bet

The last time the Florida State Seminoles were double-digit favorites (-14.5) they lost 86-74 to the UCF Knights on Dec. 19. However, they bounced back a couple of days later with a double-digit win over Gardner-Webb and covered. But in conference play at home, FSU is a perfect 4-0 against the spread. The Hurricanes are average against the spread when they are the away in conference with a record of 2-2.

Pick: FSU -12

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