North Carolina vs. Miami College Football Odds, Plays and Insights

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Check out odds, insights and more in our betting preview for the North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Miami Hurricanes college football matchup on October 16, 2021.

Oct 9, 2021; Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA; North Carolina Tar Heels quarterback Sam Howell (7) runs with the ball during the second half against the Florida State Seminoles at Kenan Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

The North Carolina Tar Heels (3-3, 0-0 ACC) host the Miami Hurricanes (2-3, 0-0 ACC) on Saturday, October 16, 2021 in matchup between ACC foes at Kenan Memorial Stadium. Miami is a 7.5-point underdog. The point total is set at 63.5.

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Odds for North Carolina vs. Miami

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Over/Under Insights

  • North Carolina and its opponents have gone over the current 63.5-point total in three of six games this season.
  • Miami's games have gone over 63.5 points in just one opportunity this season.
  • Saturday's over/under is 2.4 points lower than the two team's combined 65.9 points per game average.
  • This contest's total is 9.8 points more than the 53.7 these two squads combine to allow per game this season.
  • The average total in Tar Heels games this season is 66.8, 3.3 points more than Saturday's total of 63.5.
  • The 58.5 PPG average total in Hurricanes games this season is five points fewer than this game's over/under.

North Carolina Stats and Trends

  • North Carolina has played six games, with three wins against the spread.
  • This season, the Tar Heels have an against the spread record of 3-2 in their five games as a favorite of 7.5 points or more.
  • North Carolina's games this year have hit the over on three of six set point totals (50%).
  • This year, the Tar Heels put up 8.5 more points per game (35.5) than the Hurricanes surrender (27).
  • North Carolina is 3-0 against the spread and 3-0 overall this season when the team notches more than 27 points.
  • The Tar Heels collect 100.6 more yards per game (486.2) than the Hurricanes give up per outing (385.6).
  • North Carolina is 3-1 against the spread and 3-1 overall when the team churns out over 385.6 yards.
  • The Tar Heels have turned the ball over nine times this season, five more turnovers than the Hurricanes have forced (4).
  • Find the latest spread and moneyline odds for North Carolina at SISportsbook .

Miami Stats and Trends

  • So far this year Miami has one win against the spread.
  • The Hurricanes have been underdogs by 7.5 points or more one time this season and have not covered the spread once.
  • Miami's games this season have gone over the total in one out of five opportunities (20%).
  • This year the Hurricanes average 3.7 more points per game (30.4) than the Tar Heels surrender (26.7).
  • When Miami scores more than 26.7 points, it is 1-1 against the spread and 1-1 overall.
  • The Hurricanes rack up 438.4 yards per game, 66.4 more yards than the 372 the Tar Heels allow.
  • When Miami churns out more than 372 yards, the team is 1-2 against the spread and 2-1 overall.
  • The Hurricanes have seven turnovers this season, equal to the number of takeaways for the Tar Heels.
  • Head to SISportsbook to find the latest moneyline, spread and over/under odds for this matchup.

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