Tar Heels vs. Eagles Prediction
The third-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels have won 12 of their last 13 games entering tonight's road tilt at the Boston College Eagles. Is UNC going to keep it rolling with a double-digit win to cover the spread?
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Silvio Conte Forum at 8PM ET
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Public Betting Information
According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Tar Heels are a 10.5-point favorite on the spread line. The total sits at 157.5 points. As of Tuesday morning, 77 percent of public bets are siding with visiting North Carolina. Check out our College Basketball Public Betting Page for up-to-date information.
Tar Heels hold on at Tigers
North Carolina earned an 81-79 victory Saturday night at Clemson despite head coach Roy Williams collapsing during the contest and being unable to return. The Tar Heels (24-5, 14-2 ACC) led 39-35 at halftime and held on after the break. North Carolina shot 26-of-63 from the floor, 13-of-33 from 3-point distance plus 16-of-24 at the free throw line. Coby White paced the Tar Heels with 28 points on 9-of-16 shooting including 6-of-11 from 3-point range plus 4-of-6 at the free throw line. He also tallied six rebounds, five assists and two steals. Cameron Johnson had 19 points, three assists and two rebounds. Luke Maye added 13 points, 10 boards and three assists.
Eagles fall at Yellow Jackets
Boston College lost by a count of 81-78 in overtime Sunday night at Georgia Tech to drop to 14-14 overall and 5-11 in the ACC. The Eagles outscored the Yellow Jackets 37-30 in the second half, but were outscored 11-8 in OT. Boston College shot 32-of-66 from the floor, 3-of-17 from 3-point range plus 11-of-15 at the free throw line. Nik Popovic paced the Eagles with 24 points on 10-of-15 shooting including 4-of-5 from the free throw line. He also notched nine rebounds, three assists and three steals. Jordan Chatman accounted for 15 points, three boards and two assists. Ky Bowman added 13 points, six boards, four assists and two blocked shots.
College Basketball Betting Trends
The Tar Heels are 7-1 ATS in their last eight road games. North Carolina is 18-8 ATS in its last 26 Tuesday games.
The Eagles are 5-1 ATS in their last six ACC games. The home team is 5-0 ATS in the last five meetings.
Prior to the close game at Clemson, North Carolina had won four straight road games by double digits. Look for the Tar Heels to overwhelm the Eagles tonight as UNC's offense is too talented to be slowed down by the hosts. It's a big spread, but the Tar Heels are as potent as almost any team in the country.
NCAA DAILY PREDICTION: NORTH CAROLINA TAR HEELS -10.5