Duke Blue Devils at North Carolina Tar Heels College Basketball Betting Preview

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We are drawing closer and closer to March Madness and tonight NCAA college basketball features a big game on the schedule as the 19-4 Duke Blue Devils invade Chapel Hill to battle the 20-3 North Carolina Tar Heels.

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The point spread currently offered at Oddsmaker has the home team North Carolina Tar Heels favored by -6 points with an over under lined at 156 ½ points. Those who bet money lines can wager on the favored North Carolina Tar Heels at -260 odds. A bettor who believes the Duke Blue Devils can pull off the upset road win on Wednesday night can take +220 odds for the team to upset North Carolina without taking the points.

Duke is just 4-2 straight up this season in their six true road games. They have a five point loss at Temple back in early January. On Sunday afternoon they dropped a 78-74 home decision to the Miami Florida Hurricanes as a -12 point betting favorite. The Blue Devils experienced a poor shooting day as he club made just 38.2% from the floor in defeat. The team has had some poor shooting nights in recent games as the club has shot 41.5% or worse in three of their past five games. Duke will the challenged on the defensive end of the court as they sit 218th in college basketball in opponents field goal percentage as they allow 43.8% shooting per game.

North Carolina has been most pundits’ choice for winning the National Championship this season behind five returning starters from a season ago back for the 2011-2012 season. They are an explosive offense as they rank #1 in all of college basketball with an 84 point per game average as well as the top rebounding team with over 46 per game. The Tar Heels have been a solid performer on their home court against ACC opponents this season with four victories by 12 points or greater with three of those wins coming by a margin of 17 points or greater.

Duke has won four of the past five meetings against North Carolina. The under is trending heavily as Duke and North Carolina has played to six straight unders in their past six head to head meetings.

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