Miami vs UCONN Prediction - 4/1/23 Final Four Picks

Connecticut Huskies (29-8) vs Miami Hurricanes (29-7)

Game Info: Saturday, April 1, 2023 at 8:49 pm (NRG Stadium)

Betting Odds: Connecticut Huskies -5.5 -- Over/Under: 149.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The Miami Hurricanes and UConn Huskies face off on Saturday in the Final Four in a college basketball showdown at NRG Stadium. 

Miami Betting Preview

Miami comes into this game with a 29-7 record overall and they have gone 22-14 against the spread. The Hurricanes have looked impressive during March Madness, and they have pushed the pace to find success. In the last game against the Texas Longhorns, the Hurricanes scored 88 points and that led to the seven point victory. Jordan Miller had a strong game finishing 27 points, three rebounds, and two assists. The Hurricanes are averaging 79.6 points while their defense is giving up 71.9 points per game. Isaiah Wong is averaging 16.2 points while shooting 38.1 percent from the field. 

UConn Betting Preview

On the other side of this matchup is UConn who sits with a 29-8 record overall and they have gone 25-11-1 against the spread. In the last game against Gonzaga, UConn had one of its most impressive games of the season. UConn scored 82 points, but even more impressive was the defense giving up only 54 points. UConn is averaging 78.8 points while their defense is giving up 64.4 points per game. Adama Sanogo is averaging 17.1 points while shooting 60.2 percent from the field and 34.7 percent from behind the three point line. 

Miami vs UConn Trends

UConn is 4-0 in their last four neutral site games. The over is 4-0 in Miami’s last four games following a straight up win. The over is 4-0 in Miami’s last four games following an against the spread win. The over is 4-0 in Hurricanes last 4 games following an against the spread win.

Shane’s Free Pick

There is going to be no shortage of scoring in this game. Miami wants to push the pace and they are going to have no shortage of scoring in this game. UConn is coming off a game where they scored 82 points and they are going to run up the score here. Both teams are going to get over 80 points, and this is going to be an easy winner.

The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

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