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ESPN's Prediction For Today's Florida State-Vermont Game

Terance Mann and Mfiondu Kabengele celebrate during ACC Tournament semifinal.

CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA - MARCH 15: Teammates Mfiondu Kabengele #25 and Terance Mann #14 of the Florida State Seminoles react against the Virginia Cavaliers during their game in the semifinals of the 2019 Men's ACC Basketball Tournament at Spectrum Center on March 15, 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Two teams that had an incredible late-season surge are facing off today in the NCAA Tournament, as No. 4 Florida State is taking on No. 13 Vermont with a trip to the Round of 32 on the line.

Florida State had a terrific regular season, going 25-6 with huge wins over LSU, Purdue, Virginia Tech and Louisville to their credit. But it was in the ACC Tournament where the Seminoles truly shined. In a stunning upset, the team knocked off Virginia to advance to the tournament final, where they lost to Duke.

Vermont cruised to a regular season title in the America East Conference, and dominated UMBC in the America East Tournament to clinch a seventh NCAA Tournament appearance. The Catamounts head into the game having won 27 of their last 30.

ESPN’s computer model has released its prediction for the Florida State-Vermont game.

ESPN’s computer model believes that Florida State has this game on lock. The computer model gives the Seminoles a 74.8 percent chance to win today's NCAA Tournament game.

The betting line certainly reflects the Florida State advantage. The Seminoles have a 8.5-point advantage over Vermont heading into this one.

The game will be played at 2 p.m. EST on CBS.