UConn Vs Miami (FL): NCAA Tournament Final Four Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – April 1, 2023

Written By PlayPicks Staff on March 27, 2023

A Final Four matchup in the NCAA Tournament will see the No. 4 seed UConn Huskies (29-8) and the No. 5 seed Miami Hurricanes (29-7) hit the court on Saturday at 8:49 PM at NRG Stadium (airing on CBS) with a spot in the National Championship game up for grabs. UConn is a 5.5-point favorite to survive and advance to the championship game.

UConn Vs Miami (FL) Betting Lines

UConn vs Miami (FL) Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
UConn -5.5 149 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Miami (FL) (+5.5)
Total Pick Under (149)

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UConn Vs Miami (FL) Stat Rankings

UConn Avg. (Rank) Miami (FL) Avg. (Rank)
78.8 (27th) Points Scored 79.6 (21st)
64.4 (35th) Points Allowed 71.9 (236th)
37.3 (9th) Rebounds 33 (163rd)
12.1 (7th) Off. Rebounds 9.4 (143rd)
9.1 (34th) 3pt Made 7.5 (170th)
17.6 (4th) Assists 14.6 (75th)
12.2 (209th) Turnovers 10.8 (67th)

UConn Vs Miami (FL) Betting Trends

  • The Huskies’ record against the spread is 25-12-0.
  • As 5.5-point favorites or more, UConn is 17-9 against the spread.
  • The Huskies have seen 19 of their 37 games go over the point total.
  • A total of 14 times so far this year, UConn and its opponent have combined for more than 149 points.
  • Huskies games this season have posted an average total of 143.2, which is 5.8 points fewer than the total for this matchup.
  • Miami (FL)’s record against the spread is 21-14-1.
  • The Hurricanes have covered every time (3-0) as a 5.5-point underdog or greater this season.
  • There have been 19 UConn’s games (out of 37) that hit the over this year.
  • There have been 19 Hurricanes games this year with more than 149 points scored.
  • This season, Miami (FL)’s games have resulted in an average scoring total of 151.5, which is 2.5 points higher than the over/under for this matchup.

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UConn Impact Players

  • Adama Sanogo averages 17.1 points and 7.5 rebounds per contest — both team highs. He is also posting 1.3 assists, shooting 60.2% from the field.
  • Jordan Hawkins posts 16.3 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game. At the other end, he delivers 0.7 steals and 0.5 blocked shots.
  • Tristen Newton puts up 9.9 points, 4.3 rebounds and 4.6 assists per game, shooting 37.5% from the floor and 36.8% from beyond the arc with 1.2 made 3-pointers per game.
  • Andre Jackson averages a team-leading 4.7 assists per contest. He is also averaging 6.8 points and 6.4 rebounds, shooting 42.7% from the field.
  • Alex Karaban averages 9.5 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.7 assists per contest. Defensively, he puts up 0.5 steals and 0.6 blocked shots.

Miami (FL) Impact Players

  • Norchad Omier is the Hurricanes’ top rebounder (10.1 per game), and he puts up 13.3 points and 1.3 assists.
  • Jordan Miller is averaging 15.4 points, 6.1 rebounds and 2.7 assists per contest, making 54.9% of his shots from the floor.
  • Nijel Pack gives the Hurricanes 13.8 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game. He also posts 1 steal and 0.2 blocked shots.
  • Wooga Poplar gives the Hurricanes 8.7 points, 3.3 rebounds and 1.5 assists per contest. He also posts 1.1 steals and 0.2 blocked shots.

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