Miami Hurricanes vs Jacksonville Dolphins Betting Matchup Report
Jacksonville Dolphins vs Miami Hurricanes Odds
The Miami Hurricanes will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Jacksonville Dolphins at BankUnited Center on Friday in NCAA hoops play.
The Hurricanes currently sports a 1-1 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 0-0 ATS. The Dolphins are 1-1 and 0-0 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Hurricanes produce a 0-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Dolphins have gone 0-0 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Hurricanes at No. 59 and the Dolphins at No. 292 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 79-65 result in favor of the Dolphins.
How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Dolphins is ranked No. 64 in NCAA hoops at 42 per game. Contrast that with Miami’s No. 202 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Miami is the No. 86-ranked team in the country at 7.5 per game, while Jacksonville rates No. 275 at 4 per game.
Defensively, Jacksonville features the nation's No. 202-rated defense on the road, allowing 68 points per game. Miami, meanwhile, comes in at No. 57 nationally in scoring at home.
Jacksonville won its last outing, a 78-48 result against Trinity Baptist on November 13. The Dolphins blew out Trinity Baptist on Tuesday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 78-48 win at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena.
Miami was a 63-51 loser in its last match on the road against Florida Gulf Coast. Shane Larkin scored 14 points in a futile effort to lead the Hurricanes to a win (they lost 63-51 to Florida Gulf Coast at Alico Arena on Tuesday).
Miami Hurricanes Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Detroit are 0-1
After playing Florida Gulf Coast are 2-1
After a loss are 7-3
A few Dolphins at Hurricanes trends to consider:
Miami is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home
Jacksonville at Missouri State, Monday, November 19
Miami home to Detroit, Saturday, November 24