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North Carolina Tar Heels vs Miami Hurricanes Betting Matchup Report

Miami HurricanesNorth Carolina Tar Heels
March 11, 12:00 PM | Greensboro Coliseum

Miami Hurricanes vs North Carolina Tar Heels Odds

19-13TEAM RECORD24-6

The Miami Hurricanes will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Tar Heels in North Carolina at Greensboro Coliseum on Friday in college basketball action.

This is a conference playoff game in the ACC Tournament. Greensboro Coliseum is the location for this game, which makes it a neutral-site matchup.

The Tar Heels sport records of 24-6 and 15-12 ATS heading into this battle, while the Hurricanes have 19-13 and 13-13-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 12-15 for the Tar Heels and 13-14 for the Hurricanes.

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Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Tar Heels, most recently No. 7 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Hurricanes, who rate No. 70 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 81-75 victory for the Tar Heels.


How They Match Up:
The game also pits North Carolina's No. 21-ranked offense, averaging 77.3 PPG, against a Hurricanes defense that ranks No. 171 at 67.5 PPG. The Tar Heels field goal percentage has averaged 45.2% so far, more than the Hurricanes marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.4% per game.

Defensively, Miami features the nation's No. 110-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.6 points per game. North Carolina, meanwhile, comes in at No. 32 nationally in scoring at home.

In their last action, Miami was a 69-62 winner against Virginia. They covered the 3–point spread as favorites.

North Carolina was an 81-67 winner in their most recent outing at home against Duke. They covered the 1.5–point spread as favorites. North Carolina got 18 points from Harrison Barnes en route to an 81-67 victory over Duke on Saturday at Dean Smith Center.

Miami Hurricanes Trends:
When playing on Friday are 7-3
After playing Virginia are 4-6
After a win are 4-6

North Carolina Tar Heels Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
After playing Duke are 9-1
After a win are 9-1

A few Hurricanes at Tar Heels trends to consider:
North Carolina is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
North Carolina is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing Miami
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of North Carolina's last 8 games