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North Carolina vs Pittsburgh Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - ACC Tournament

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North Carolina vs Pittsburgh Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - ACC Tournament

The No. 1 seed North Carolina Tar Heels (26-6, 17-3 ACC) will take the court in the ACC tournament against the No. 4 seed Pittsburgh Panthers (22-10, 12-8 ACC), Friday at 7:00 PM ET live on ESPN.

Before you place your bet on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

North Carolina vs. Pittsburgh Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Friday, March 15, 2024
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • Location: Washington D.C.
  • Arena: Capital One Arena

If you plan to place a wager on North Carolina-Pittsburgh contest (in which North Carolina is a 7.5-point favorite and the total has been set at 147.5 points), below are some betting trends and insights for Friday's game.

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North Carolina vs. Pittsburgh: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • North Carolina has won 19 games against the spread this season, while failing to cover 13 times.
  • Pittsburgh is 21-11-0 ATS this year.
  • North Carolina (9-9) covers a lower percentage of games when it is favored by 7.5 points or more this season (50%) than Pittsburgh (1-0) does as a 7.5+-point underdog (100%).
  • In home games, the Tar Heels sport a worse record against the spread (8-7-0) compared to their ATS record on the road (7-3-0).
  • The Panthers have been better against the spread at home (12-6-0) than away (7-4-0) this season.
  • North Carolina's record against the spread in conference games is 13-8-0.
  • Pittsburgh has beaten the spread 13 times in 21 ACC games.

North Carolina vs. Pittsburgh: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • North Carolina has won in 21, or 87.5%, of the 24 contests it has been named as the moneyline favorite in this year.
  • The Tar Heels have a win-loss record of 12-3 when favored by -320 or better by sportsbooks this year.
  • Pittsburgh has won 41.7% of the games this season it was the moneyline underdog (5-7).
  • The Panthers have played as a moneyline underdog of +255 or longer in only two games this season, which they won both.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that North Carolina has a 76.2% chance of pulling out a win.

North Carolina vs. Pittsburgh Head-to-Head Comparison

  • North Carolina has a +383 scoring differential, topping opponents by 11.9 points per game. It is putting up 81.9 points per game to rank 20th in college basketball and is giving up 70.0 per outing to rank 115th in college basketball.
  • RJ Davis is 18th in college basketball with a team-leading 21.0 points per game.
  • Pittsburgh puts up 75.9 points per game (109th in college basketball) while allowing 67.5 per contest (58th in college basketball). It has a +270 scoring differential and outscores opponents by 8.4 points per game.
  • Pittsburgh's leading scorer, Blake Hinson, is 54th in college basketball, scoring 18.9 points per game.
  • The Tar Heels come out on top in the rebound battle by an average of 7.4 boards. They are grabbing 41.2 rebounds per game (eighth in college basketball) compared to their opponents' 33.8 per outing.
  • Armando Bacot leads the Tar Heels with 10.1 rebounds per game (14th in college basketball action).
  • The Panthers average 37.2 rebounds per game (87th in college basketball) while conceding 33.0 per contest to opponents. They outrebound opponents by 4.2 boards per game.
  • Ishmael Leggett's 5.5 rebounds per game lead the Panthers and rank 458th in college basketball.
  • North Carolina ranks 39th in college basketball by averaging 102.0 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 35th in college basketball, allowing 87.1 points per 100 possessions.
  • The Panthers record 101.3 points per 100 possessions (47th in college basketball), while allowing 90.1 points per 100 possessions (97th in college basketball).

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