2/11/09 College Basketball Free Pick: North Carolina at Duke Print
Written by Anthony Rome   
Wednesday, 11 February 2009 07:33

North Carolina hits the road Wednesday night to take on Duke. Let’s take a look at the odds, trends, injuries and hand out a College Basketball Free Pick for this matchup.

Bet North Carolina at Duke

Tip off: 9:00PM ET

Odds: Oddsmakers from online sports book Sports Interaction have made North Carolina 1.5-point favorite.

Over/Under Total: 157.5

Top Public Betting Trends:

All games in this series since 1997

N CAROLINA is 16-11 against the spread versus DUKE since 1997

DUKE is 18-9 straight up against N CAROLINA since 1997

13 of 23 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL since 1997

Games over the last 3 seasons

N CAROLINA is 3-1 against the spread versus DUKE over the last 3 seasons 

N CAROLINA is 3-1 straight up against DUKE over the last 3 seasons 

3 of 4 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons

All games played at DUKE since 1997

N CAROLINA is 9-2 against the spread versus DUKE since 1997

DUKE is 7-4 straight up against N CAROLINA since 1997

5 of 9 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL since 1997

Games played at DUKE over the last 3 seasons.

N CAROLINA is 2-0 against the spread versus DUKE over the last 3 seasons 

N CAROLINA is 2-0 straight up against DUKE over the last 3 seasons 

1 of 2 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons

Key Injuries:

N CAROLINA

[F] 02/03/2009 - Will Graves expected to miss the rest of the season ( Suspension ) 

[G] 01/12/2009 - Marcus Ginyard expected to miss the rest of the season. ( Stress Fracture ) 

[F/C] 11/19/2008 - Tyler Zeller is out indefinitely ( Wrist ) 

DUKE

[G] 01/27/2009 - Jordan Davidson will redshirt this season. ( None )

Free Pick: Our free pick for this game is Penn State +4.

Bet North Carolina at Duke

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Posted: 2/11/09 12:36PM ET

 

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