Miami vs Virginia Tech 2010 ACC Conference Tournament Predictions: The 12th seeded Miami Hurricanes [+4] will take on the sports betting odds favorite Virginia Tech Hokies [-4] this afternoon beginning at 2:30 PM ET (1:30 PM CT) live at the Greensboro Coliseum in Greensboro, NC. These rivals will be meeting today with a chance to advance to the 2010 ACC Conference Tournament’s semifinals. According to College Basketball Odds makers at SPORTSBOOK.com, Miami and Virginia Tech are projected to combine and score a total of 135 points in this one.
For the Hurricanes, they began their conference tournament play with a fairly easy, 83-62 victory over Wake Forest on Thursday afternoon. Miami controlled the game from the opening tipoff, and shooting lights-out from beyond the arc, 47 percent on three-pointers.
“From the outset, we started the way we needed to play,” Canes head coach Frank Haith said. “I thought the key to our game was our ability to not turn the ball over and get back in transition defense. And obviously we were we were making some shots, which slowed them down, too.”
For the Hokies, they come into this game as the sports betting odds favorites to beat Miami by at least two buckets. V-Tech and UM split their regular season meetings, with the home team winning on its home court. Their first meeting came on January 13th, when the Hokies cruised to an easy win. Nevertheless, Miami returned the favor back in South Florida on Jan. 31, as the Canes jumped out to a 19-point first half advantage.