N.C. State vs. North Carolina Prediction
In-state rivals clash Saturday at 2:00 p.m. ET when N.C. State takes on North Carolina in Chapel Hill. With the Tar Heels laying 6.5 points as a home favorite and the total sitting at 147.5, what’s the best bet in today’s matchup when it comes to the side and total?
631 N.C. State Wolfpack (+6.5) at 632 North Carolina Tar Heels (-6.5); o/u 147.5
2:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, January 23, 2021
Venue: Dean E. Smith Center, Chapel Hill, NC
N.C. State vs. North Carolina College Basketball Prediction
The Wolfpack are 0-5-1 against the spread in their last six road games, are 0-3-1 against the number in their last four games overall and have failed to cover in nine straight games when playing on Saturday. They’re also 1-5-1 at the betting window in their last seven games as an underdog.
N.C. State is 1-5-1 against the spread in its last seven games when facing an opponent with a winning percentage above .600, too. The Wolfpack are 1-6-1 against the spread in their last eight games when facing an opponent with a winning record, are 0-4-1 against the spread in their last five road games versus a team with a winning home record and have dropped all four of their last four games on the road when facing a team with a home winning percentage of greater than .600.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: NORTH CAROLINA TAR HEELS -6.5