|2013 College Basketball Miami vs. North Carolina Picks & Predictions|
|Written by ATSSportsline.com|
|Thursday, 10 January 2013 14:00|
Miami vs. North Carolina Free Pick
ODDS: Oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv have installed North Carolina as a 4.5-point favorite versus Miami, while the over/under total is currently sitting at 140.5. The Hurricanes enter play with a 10-3 overall record and are 1-0 in the ACC, while the Tar Heels are 10-4 overall and 0-1 in the ACC.
LINE MOVEMENT: The Tar Heels opened as 6.5-point favorites but the line has dropped to 4.5 at most sports books. As for the total, it's stayed steady at 140.5.
PUBLIC BETTING: Of the wagers placed on tonight’s game, 70% of college basketball public bettors currently favor the Tar Heels. This information is subject to change, however, so make sure you click on the link provided for the most up-to-date public betting numbers.
NCAA FREE PICK: Take North Carolina. According to latest college basketball trends, the favorite is 4-1 ATS last 5 in series. North Carolina is 4-1 ATS last 5 in series, 5-2 ATS last 7 home games, 43-18-1 ATS last 62 following a SU loss. The Tar Heels have won 10 straight SU in this series and are 18-2 all time. They are coming off a bad loss against Virginia on Saturday. But in the topsy-turvy ACC anybody can beat anybody except for Duke. North Carolina looks to avoid starting 0-2 in ACC play against a dangerous Miami-Fla. team that is missing 6-10 center Reggie Johnson, an outstanding rebounder and inside presence. North Carolina has an outstanding offense that ranks fourth in the nation in assists per game at 18.7 and are ninth in scoring at 81.4ppg. Junior Reggie Bullock is shooting 49.3 percent from 3-point range. Expect North Carolina to bounce back in a big way.
THURSDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL FREE PICK: NORTH CAROLINA -4.5