5 Bold Predictions For Virginia vs. Miami In Top 25 Matchup

By Trevor Lowry

The Virginia Cavaliers and Miami Hurricanes will meet up later on today, which should help take those Monday Blues away. These squads are ranked in the top 25 and could make a serious run in the Big Dance, after all.

Before college basketball drops some madness on another week, check out these five bold predictions.

Side Note: Remember, these predictions are bold for a reason — we’re taking a long shot here.

5 Bold Predictions For Virginia vs. Miami In Top 25 Matchup
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5. First Team To 65 Wins This Duel

First Team To 65 Wins This Duel Credit: Getty Images
Virginia is only allowing 59.5 points per game. Miami isn't too shabby in that department as it is giving up 66.5 PPG. A low-scoring affair just sounds right given those two averages.

5. First Team To 65 Wins This Duel

Virginia is only allowing 59.5 points per game. Miami isn't too shabby in that department as it is giving up 66.5 PPG. A low-scoring affair just sounds right given those two averages.

4. Sheldon McClellan Saves The Day With 20 Points

Sheldon McClellan Saves The Day With 20 Points Credit: Getty Images
Apparently, Sheldon McClellan won't get the low-scoring affair memo. Therefore, Miami's leading scorer, who is putting up 15.8 PPG, will drop 20 points.

4. Sheldon McClellan Saves The Day With 20 Points

Apparently, Sheldon McClellan won't get the low-scoring affair memo. Therefore, Miami's leading scorer, who is putting up 15.8 PPG, will drop 20 points.

3. Malcolm Brogdon Drops 15 Points In The First Half

Malcolm Brogdon Drops 15 Points In The First Half Credit: Getty Images
And yet another player who won't get the memo that points won't come raining down in this contest. That said, Malcolm Brogdon is one of the best players in the country, and he has that 17.8 PPG thing going for him to prove it.

3. Malcolm Brogdon Drops 15 Points In The First Half

And yet another player who won't get the memo that points won't come raining down in this contest. That said, Malcolm Brogdon is one of the best players in the country, and he has that 17.8 PPG thing going for him to prove it.

2. Angel Rodriguez Is 4-For-4 From Downtown

Angel Rodriguez Is 4-For-4 From Downtown Credit: Getty Images
Angel Rodriguez is far from a good three-point shooter, but we are talking about bold predictions here. He is shooting 29.6 percent from deep and has made 37 threes in 2015-16. With bold predictions being the name of the game, he will go 4-for-4.

2. Angel Rodriguez Is 4-For-4 From Downtown

Angel Rodriguez is far from a good three-point shooter, but we are talking about bold predictions here. He is shooting 29.6 percent from deep and has made 37 threes in 2015-16. With bold predictions being the name of the game, he will go 4-for-4.

1. Hurricanes Win, Folks Start Looking At Them As A Potential No. 1 Seed

Hurricanes Win, Folks Start Looking At Them As A Potential No. 1 Seed Credit: Getty Images
The Hurricanes get this contest at home, and life on the road in the ACC is fierce. With a win, Miami will knock off yet another talented opponent, and will enter the No. 1 seed talks as a result.

1. Hurricanes Win, Folks Start Looking At Them As A Potential No. 1 Seed

The Hurricanes get this contest at home, and life on the road in the ACC is fierce. With a win, Miami will knock off yet another talented opponent, and will enter the No. 1 seed talks as a result.

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