UNC and Duke meet again
DURHAM, NC (TheSpread) – It’s the biggest rivalry in college basketball tonight, as No. 5 Duke plays host to No. 16 North Carolina at 9PM ET.
Duke is 22-3 on the season, 9-3 in the ACC, 11-1 at home and 13-11-1 against the spread. North Carolina is 18-7 overall, 8-4 in the ACC, 5-3 on the road and 12-12-1 against the spread. Duke has won three of its last four against UNC, but the Tar Heels have covered the spread in five of the last nine meetings. These two have yet to meet this season.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Duke is the favorite at home in this game, as the Blue Devils are getting odds of -8.5 points against North Carolina. The over/under total for the game has yet to be set.
North Carolina comes into this game having lost three of its last four while going just 2-7-1 against the spread in its last 10 games. The Tar Heels have hit the over in six of their last seven. Duke has won five straight, but the Blue Devils are just 5-4-1 against the spread in their last 10. Duke has hit the over in five of its last eight games.