BankUnited Center in Coral Gables, FL, will be the site for an exciting NCAA basketball predictions matchup between a surging (16-6) North Carolina Tar Heels team and the red-hot (18-3) Miami Hurricanes.
This ACC showdown is scheduled to tipoff Saturday afternoon at 2 PM ET and it’ll be broadcast live on ESPN. According to the latest college basketball odds, the Canes are listed as -6.5 betting favorites over the Heels (+6.5) and the OVER/UNDER is set at a combined total of 146.5 points.
For North Carolina, the NCAAB odds underdogs come in with a 6-3 record in Atlantic Coastal Coast play this season. After going through a bit of a rough stretch, losing three of five games, UNC has bounced back to win three straight and six out of its last seven.
On Tuesday, the Tar Heels defeated Wake Forest, 87-62. Junior guard/forward Reggie Bullock led all scorers with 23 points on 7-for-10 shooting, collected 2 rebounds and dished out 3 assists. Second-year forward, James Michael McAdoo also had a whale of a game with 20 points, 5 rebounds and 4 steals.
For the NCAA Basketball Predictions favored Canes, they are currently ranked 8th in the nation, but lead the ACC with a perfect 9-0 record. After starting the season off 1-1, UM quickly got into a rhythm, winning seven straight games.
A 2-game hiccup did very little to slow down this team’s momentum, as Miami comes in winners of 10 straight including victories over: Duke, Florida State and NC State. On Tuesday, “The U” defeated Boston College 72-50. Rion Brown lead all scores with 22 points on 7-for-11 shooting, dished out 3 rebounds and one assist.
“We're playing with a lot of confidence right now,” Miami’s Shane Larkin said after routing BC. “We're having a pretty special season.” Sign up to receive free college basketball picks now!
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