North Carolina vs Miami (FL): College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 8, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 8, 2021

The Miami (FL) Hurricanes are heavy underdogs () as they try to stop a four-game road slide when they visit the North Carolina Tar Heels on Monday, February 8 at Dean E. Smith Center. The game airs at 7:00 PM ET on ESPN. The matchup has an over/under of  points.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 8, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

North Carolina Betting Information

  • The Tar Heels are under .500 against the spread this season with a record of 7-10-1
  • When favored by at least 10.5 points, the Tar Heels are 2-2 against the spread in 2020-21.
  • North Carolina and its opponents have gone over the set total in only 7 of 18 games this season (38.9%).

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

North Carolina Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Armando Bacot 18 12.2 7.4 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.0
Caleb Love 18 11.1 2.6 3.3 1.0 0.4 1.1
Garrison Brooks 18 10.5 7.1 1.6 0.9 0.9 0.1
Day’Ron Sharpe 18 9.7 7.8 1.4 0.9 0.7 0.0
RJ Davis 18 8.2 2.4 2.2 0.4 0.1 1.0

Miami (FL) Betting Information

  • The Hurricanes hold a losing record ATS this season, covering eight times and failing to cover nine times.
  • When they play as at least a 10.5-point underdog, the Hurricanes frequently have trouble covering with only a 0-3 record against the spread.
  • 10 of Miami (FL)’s 17 games (58.8%) this season have not covered the over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Miami (FL) Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Isaiah Wong 18 17.4 5.5 2.4 1.3 0.5 1.8
Kameron McGusty 11 12.2 3.1 2.1 1.2 0.1 1.4
Elijah Olaniyi 12 11.1 4.3 1.0 1.2 0.2 0.9
Anthony Walker 17 8.1 3.4 0.7 0.5 0.9 0.4
Harlond Beverly 18 7.0 4.6 3.3 1.5 0.2 0.4

Total Facts

  • North Carolina’s games this year have resulted in a higher total score than Monday’s matchup over/under (139.5 points) in 50% of opportunities (nine out of 18 matchups).
  • In 44.4% of Miami (FL)’s games this season (8 of 18), the total points scored was greater than Monday’s 139.5-point over/under.
  • Together, the two teams combine for 140.8 points per game, 1.3 points more than the over/under of 139.5 for this matchup.
  • This game’s point total is 0.8 fewer points than the 140.3 these two teams combine to allow per game in 2020-21.
  • On average, the Tar Heels have seen a 144.5 over/under in their games this season, 5.0 more points than the over/under in this matchup.
  • Hurricanes games have an over/under of 136.7 points this season, 2.8 points fewer than the total points bet for this game.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/5/2021 North Carolina Miami (FL) -3.5 141 -172 +140 Regular Season 67-65 UNC
1/25/2020 N/A North Carolina N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 94-71 UNC
2/9/2019 N/A North Carolina N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 88-85 UNC
1/19/2019 N/A Miami (FL) N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 85-76 UNC

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