Harvard vs. North Carolina Odds
JACKSONVILLE, FL (TheSpread) – It will be a battle of the brains tonight in the NCAA Tournament as No. 4 North Carolina takes on No. 13 Harvard in the West Region at 7:20PM ET on TNT.
Harvard is 22-7 on the season, 1-1 on a neutral floor and 9-14 against the spread. North Carolina is 24-11 on the season, 7-2 on a neutral floor and 19-15-1 against the spread. Harvard is making its fifth appearance in the NCAA Tournament and is the champion out of the Ivy League. UNC is taking part in March Madness for the 46th time and is an at-large bid out of the ACC.
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, North Carolina is the clear favorite in this game, as the Tar Heels are getting odds of -11 points against Harvard. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 133 points. This game will be played from the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville.
Harvard beat Yale, 53-51, in a one-game Ivy League playoff after the two tied for first place in conference play. Harvard has won eight of its last 10 but is just 1-5 against the spread in its last six while hitting the under in six of its last eight. North Carolina is coming off a loss to Notre Dame in the ACC Title Game. The Tar Heels are 5-2 straight up and against the spread in their last seven while hitting the over in two straight.