Miami vs. North Carolina Odds

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CHAPEL HILL, NC (The Spread) – No. 10 Miami hopes to avoid an upset on the road when it faces North Carolina Thursday night at 7:30PM ET on ESPN.

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Miami is 5-0 overall, 1-0 in the ACC, 1-0 on the road and 4-1 against the spread. UNC is 1-4 overall, 0-2 in the ACC, 1-1 at home and 1-4 against the spread. North Carolina has won four of its last six meetings with Miami.

Trends show that the underdog has covered the spread in 7 of the last 9 games in this series and these two have hit the over in their last 4 meetings in North Carolina.

According to oddsmakers from Bovada.lv, Miami is the favorite on the road, as the Hurricanes have odds of -9.5 points at North Carolina on Thursday night. The over/under total has been set at 64 points (View Matchup). The opening odds for this game had Miami favored by 8 points. The spread dropped to 7.5 before making its way to 9.5. The over/under total for the game opened at 63.5 points. It hit a peak of 65 before making the trip back to 64.

Miami is off to a 5-0 start thanks to a 45-30 win over Georgia Tech back on Oct. 5. The Hurricanes are posting 45.2 points per game on offense, while the defense is holding opponents to 16 points per game. Quarterback Stephen Morris has thrown for 950 yards and nine touchdowns while Duke Johnson has rushed for 572 yards and four scores.

North Carolina has dropped three straight with a 27-17 loss at Virginia Tech back on Oct. 5. The Tar Heels are scoring just 23.6 points per game on offense, while the defense is allowing 31.4 points per game. Quarterback Bryn Renner has thrown for 1,117 yards and seven touchdowns for UNC, but is questionable for this game due to an injury. Eric Ebron has caught 23 passes for 333 yards and two touchdowns.

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In terms of Injuries, Miami defensive back Nate Dortch (foot) and running back Eduardo Clements (hamstring) are both questionable for the game. UNC tackle Kiaro Holts (undisclosed) is also questionable.

The Public Bets for this game are currently backing Miami, as the Hurricanes are getting 83% of the wagers with odds of -9.5 points at North Carolina on Thursday.

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