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Miami at North Carolina 10/16/21 - College Football Picks & Predictions

North Carolina Tar Heels vs Miami (FL) Hurricanes Odds & Info

Game North Carolina Tar Heels vs Miami (FL) Hurricanes
Date & Time Saturday October 16, 2021, 3:30 PM (EDT)
Kenan Memorial Stadium Kenan Memorial Stadium, Chapel Hill, USA
Latest odds
UNC -7.5 ; O/U 63
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The North Carolina Tar Heels gear up to play their third straight home game when the Miami Hurricanes come to town. The Tar Heels lost last week at home to Florida State and are 3-3 on the season. North Carolina will hope to repeat their performance when they play Miami last season. The Tar Heels won that game 62-26.

The Tar Heels are 3-1 on their home field this season. QB Sam Howell has thrown for 5 touchdowns and 1 interception. Howell also rushed for 108 yards last week on 11 attempts. The Tar Heels average 508.7 yards per game which ranks 14th in the nation. 

The Miami Hurricanes also look to bounce back this week when they head to North Carolina. Miami lost to Virginia last week 30-28 on their home field. The Hurricanes have a 2-3 record on the season. Saturday will be the Hurricanes first true road game on the season. 

Miami has moved to QB Tyler Van Dyke over their last few games. Van Dkye has thrown for more than 200 yards in his last two games with 4 touchdown passes and no interceptions. The Hurricanes running back Cam'Ron Harris has score 2 touchdowns in each of the last two games.

Recent Betting Trends

  • The Hurricanes are 1-6 ATS in their last 7 games.
  • The total has went under in 4 out of the last 5 Hurricanes games.
  • The Tar Heels are 13-7 in their last 20 games.
  • The total has went over in 4 out of the last 6 Tar Heels games against Miami.

Free NCAAF Pick:

North Carolina Tar Heels -7.5

The Tar Heels showed that they have too much offensive firepower for Miami to handle last season. North Carolina has owned this series covering the spread in five of their last six meetings. Miami has not played a true road game yet this season and will be hard pressed to keep up with North Carolina. Final Score Prediction, North Carolina Tar Heels win and cover ATS 45-28.

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