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North Carolina Tar Heels vs Miami Hurricanes in college hoops odds

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

Miami Hurricanes vs North Carolina Tar Heels Odds

19-13TEAM RECORD24-6

A key college battle sees the visiting Hurricanes travelling to North Carolina Friday to take on the Tar Heels on Friday.

It's a game in the ACC Tournament, which will decide the conference title, not to mention deciding which teams make the Field of 68. This game is being played at a neutral-site court (Greensboro Coliseum).

North Carolina battles the Hurricanes, currently sitting with a 19-13 mark (13-13-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 12-15 for the Tar Heels and 13-14 for the Hurricanes.

View Miami vs North Carolina Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Sportsbooks had the Tar Heels installed as 10-point favorites in this particular matchup

Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 7-ranked Tar Heels and the No. 70-rated Hurricanes in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 81-75 win for the Tar Heels on Friday.

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How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Hurricanes is ranked No. 92 in NCAA hoops at 36.6 per game. Contrast that with North Carolina’s No. 2 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, North Carolina is the No. 287-ranked team in the country at 5.1 per game, while Miami rates No. 25 at 8.1 per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Miami owns the country's No. 110-rated mark, allowing 68.6 points per game on the highway. North Carolina, on the other hand, rates No. 32 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

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