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NCAA Basketball betting line favors Hurricanes over Sycamores

Indiana State SycamoresMiami Hurricanes
Dec 25, 7:30 PM | Stan Sheriff Center

Indiana State Sycamores vs Miami Hurricanes Odds


Stan Sheriff Center features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Miami Hurricanes and the visiting Indiana State Sycamores in college hoops action on Tuesday.

This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at Stan Sheriff Center.

The Sycamores will try to spoil to the party on Tuesday; they are 4-3 ATS against the number this season, while the Hurricanes are 6-1 ATS. Indiana State is 4-2 on the totals; Miami is 0-5.

View Indiana State vs Miami Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Bettors looking to side with Miami in this one found them as 7-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Hurricanes at No. 21 and the Sycamores at No. 84 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 76-69 result in favor of the Hurricanes.

How They Match Up:
Rebounding is always a key handicapping consideration and Sycamores is ranked No. 200 in NCAA hoops at 34.6 per game. Contrast that with Miami’s No. 219 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Miami is the No. 148-ranked team in the country at 6.4 per game, while Indiana State rates No. 155 at 6.3 per game.

Defensively, Indiana State features the nation's No. 99-rated defense on the road, allowing 65.6 points per game. Miami, meanwhile, comes in at No. 185 nationally in scoring at home.

Last time out for Indiana State, they were a 62-55 loser as they battled San Diego State on the road. They covered in the match as a 9.5-point underdog. Indiana State suffered a 62-55 loss against San Diego State on Sunday, getting 15 points from RJ Mahurin in a losing effort at Stan Sheriff Center.

Last time out for Miami, they were a 69-50 loser as they battled Arizona at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 6.5-point underdog. Kenny Kadji scored 19 points in a futile effort to lead the Hurricanes to a win (they lost 69-50 to Arizona at Stan Sheriff Center on Sunday).

Indiana State Sycamores Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Illinois State are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4

Miami Hurricanes Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
After a loss are 8-2

A few Sycamores at Hurricanes trends to consider:
Miami is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games

Next up:
Indiana State home to Illinois State, Sunday, December 30
Miami home to La Salle, Wednesday, January 2