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Charlotte vs Miami College Basketball Betting Preview

Charlotte 49ersMiami Hurricanes
Dec 14, 7:00 PM | BankUnited Center

Charlotte 49ers vs Miami Hurricanes Odds

9-0TEAM RECORD5-1

At 9-0 SU and 6-1 ATS on the season, the Charlotte 49ers will be looking to continue to pay off for their supporters on the college basketball betting lines on Friday night as they play on the road against the Miami Hurricanes.

These two schools met last season as well, with Miami rolling to a 76-61 win over Charlotte as a 1-point road underdog in an OVER result for totals bettors. The Hurricanes have won four games in a row since getting upset by Florida Gulf Coast on November 13.

This season, the Hurricanes are 5-1 overall and 3-0 ATS ATS, while the 49ers are 9-0 and 6-1 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Miami boasts a 0-2 on the OU, and Charlotte is 3-4.

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Betting Line:
Miami opened as 8-point favorites in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Hurricanes, most recently No. 94 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the 49ers, who rate No. 67 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 78-75 victory for the 49ers.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and 49ers is ranked No. 63 in NCAA hoops at 39 per game. Contrast that with Miami’s No. 209 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Miami is the No. 154-ranked team in the country at 6.3 per game, while Charlotte rates No. 328 at 3.9 per game.

Defensively, Charlotte features the nation's No. 120-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.5 points per game. Miami, meanwhile, comes in at No. 112 nationally in scoring at home.

Charlotte won its last outing, a 78-66 result against Central Michigan on December 8. They failed to cover in that game as a 15.5-point favorite. Charlotte earned a 78-66 victory over Central Michigan on Saturday, getting 15 points from DeMario Mayfield at Dale F. Halton Arena.

In their last action, Miami was a 75-62 winner on the road against Massachusetts. They covered the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. Reggie Johnson scored 19 points leading the Hurricanes to a 75-62 victory over Massachusetts at Mullins Center on Saturday.

Charlotte 49ers Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Kennesaw State are 0-1
After playing Central Michigan are 0-1
After a win are 8-2

Miami Hurricanes Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Central Florida are 2-2
After playing Massachusetts are 1-2
After a win are 4-6

A few 49ers at Hurricanes trends to consider:
Charlotte is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games on the road
Miami is 9-1 SU in its last 10 games at home
Miami is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
Miami is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games when playing Charlotte

Next up:
Charlotte at Kennesaw State, Sunday, December 16
Miami at Central Florida, Tuesday, December 18