While Clemson might not be the powerhouse of a team those other schools are this year, Saturday's matchup is still a road game for UNC, against a team with a 17-11 record. North Carolina is a 4-point favorite, according to FanDuel Sportsbook, and if you're looking to place a wager on the game, it's always useful to see what some experts are predicting beforehand.
UNC vs Clemson Predictions
Sports Chat Place
The team over at Sports Chat Place likes the Tar Heels to cover the spread in this one. With Carolina's against the spread (ATS) record of 10-1 in its last 11 road games as one of the main sticking points to go with UNC in this contest.
Clemson vs. North Carolina - 3/2/19 College Basketball - https://t.co/CgXV2VUslc— Bleacher Fan Sports (@Bleacher_Fan) March 2, 2019
Prophet Sports is also going with the Tar Heels, but they suggest teasing the spread by three down to UNC with just a 1-point spread.
NORTH CAROLINA vs CLEMSON; NORTH CAROLINA -4. Tease NORTH CAROLINA to +1(TO WIN).@ProphetSports1 is taking UNC as the Tease Spread Favorite #UNC #Tarheels #Clemson #Tigers #NCAAB #FreeBets #FreePicks #FreeTips #SportsBetting #Vegas #mardigras2019 #sportsbets #sportsbook— Prophet Sports (@ProphetSports1) March 2, 2019
ESPN BPI Matchup Predictor
ESPN's matchup predictor doesn't provide us with a lean on the spread, but they do give UNC a good shot to come away with the moneyline victory, assigning a decisive 70.7-percent chance for Carolina to come into Death Valley and snag a win.
Overall, that's a clean sweep for Carolina to get the moneyline win. In terms of the spread, one expert has Carolina covering, while the other suggests to tease it down three points in order to take UNC as a 1-point favorite.
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