North Carolina vs. Miami Prediction

North Carolina vs. Miami, 1/5/21 College Basketball Betting Predictions

The North Carolina Tar Heels will look to run their record to 6-4 on the season Tuesday night in Miami, where they’re a 3-point road favorite versus the Hurricanes at 8:00 p.m. ET. Will UNC cover or is 4-4 Miami the better play as a home dog?

Game Snapshot

627 North Carolina Tar Heels (-3) at 628 Miami Hurricanes (+3); o/u 140.5

8:00 p.m. ET, Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Venue: Watsco Center, Coral Gables, FL

TV: ESPN

North Carolina vs. Miami College Basketball Prediction

The Hurricanes are 4-1 against the spread in their last five games as a home underdog and have covered the number in five of their last seven games as an underdog. The Tar Heels, meanwhile, are just 3-7-1 at the betting window in their last 11 games as a road favorite, are 5-14-1 against the spread in their last 20 games coming off a win and are 1-3-1 against the number in their last five road games.

North Carolina is also 1-4 against the spread in its last five games coming off an ATS loss, is 1-4-1 against the number in its last six games as a favorite and just 1-6-1 at the betting window in its last eight games overall. The Tar Heels are 0-4 against the spread in their last four road games when facing an opponent with a winning home record as well.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: MIAMI HURRICANES +3

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