ACC Basketball: Miami Hurricanes at North Carolina Tar Heels

In the Atlantic Coast Conference – the Miami Hurricanes will head to Chapel Hill to take on the North Carolina Tar Heels on Tuesday. It’s the final home game of the season for the defending champion Tar Heels. North Carolina has won six straight games, and moved into third in the conference. The Tar Heels are 22-7 overall and 11-5 in conference action.

The Miami Hurricanes come into the game with a 20-8 record. The Hurricanes have won 9 out of 16 conference games this season. Miami h as won back to back games over Notre Dame and Boston College. This is the final road game of the season for the Hurricanes, before they finish at home against Virginia Tech. The North Carolina Tar Heels are -10.5 over the Miami Hurricanes on Tuesday.

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Roy Williams and the North Carolina Tar Heels are looking to get back to the promise land. They have been to the NCAA title game back to back seasons, and won the title a season ago. North Carolina ran into some troubles in conference play with back to back to back losses to Virginia Tech, North Carolina State and on the road at Clemson. Since those losses, they have won six straight.

The Tar Heels are scoring more than 83 points per game, and allowing just under 74 per game. The top scorer for North Carolina this season has been Luke Maye. Maye is scoring 18 points per game, and ripping down 10.2 rebounds per game. Joel Berry II is scoring 17.7 points per game, second on the team.

Hurricanes Seeking Huge Upset

The Miami Hurricanes are 174th in all of College Basketball in scoring. Miami has scored 74.1 points per game. Defensively the Hurricanes have been pretty solid, as they are in the Top 50, allowing less than 69 points per game. The offense for Miami is anchored by Dewan Huell with 11.6 points per game. Lonnie Walker IV and Bruce Brown Jr are also scoring just over 11 per game.

The Hurricanes are looking to get into the NCAA Tournament for the 10th time in school history. The Hurricanes have 8 tournament wins on their resume, but have never been to a NCAA Final Four. The Hurricanes last loss was their third straight, and was at home to Syracuse.

Tar Heels Smash Hurricanes

The North Carolina Tar Heels are playing some of their best basketball of the season. North Carolina is starting to figure a few things out on the defensive side. That’s a huge deal, for a team that can score with about anyone in the nation. The Tar Heels will use the combination of sensational offense with working hard defense to beat the Hurricanes in this game. The final bet on Tuesday is the North Carolina Tar Heels -10.5 over the Miami Hurricanes.

  • Bet the North Carolina Tar Heels -10.5
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