Friday's contest between the Villanova Wildcats (30-6) and the Miami Hurricanes (21-12) at Bon Secours Wellness Arena has a projected final score of 70-61 based on our computer prediction, with a favored Villanova squad taking home the win. Game time is at 2:30 PM ET on March 24.

The Hurricanes took care of business in their last outing 70-68 against Indiana on Monday.

Miami (FL) vs. Villanova Game Info

  • When: Friday, March 24, 2023 at 2:30 PM ET
  • Where: Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, South Carolina
  • How to Watch on TV: ESPN

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Miami (FL) vs. Villanova Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Villanova 70, Miami (FL) 61

Miami (FL) Schedule Analysis

  • The Hurricanes defeated the No. 2 Indiana Hoosiers in a 70-68 win on March 20, which was their signature win of the season.
  • The Hurricanes have tied for the 23rd-most Quadrant 1 victories in the country (six), but also have tied for the 50th-most Quadrant 1 losses (eight).
  • Miami (FL) has tied for the 36th-most Quadrant 2 victories in the nation (five).
  • When facing Quadrant 3 opponents (according to the RPI), the Wildcats are 8-0 (1.000%) -- tied for the 30th-most victories.

Miami (FL) 2022-23 Best Wins

  • 70-68 on the road over Indiana (No. 2/AP Poll) on March 20
  • 77-66 at home over Virginia Tech (No. 4/AP Poll) on January 8
  • 62-58 at home over North Carolina (No. 20/AP Poll) on January 5
  • 86-82 at home over Florida State (No. 28) on February 9
  • 62-61 over Oklahoma State (No. 41) on March 18

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Miami (FL) Performance Insights

  • The Hurricanes outscore opponents by 6.6 points per game (posting 70.5 points per game, 76th in college basketball, and allowing 63.9 per contest, 171st in college basketball) and have a +217 scoring differential.
  • Miami (FL) scores fewer points in conference play (67.3 per game) than overall (70.5).
  • At home, the Hurricanes average 74.8 points per game. Away, they score 65.9.
  • Miami (FL) concedes 60.6 points per game at home, and 68.3 away.
  • Over their past 10 games, the Hurricanes are posting 65.3 points per contest, 5.2 fewer points than their season average (70.5).