Wofford vs. North Carolina Pick
Will No. 5 North Carolina face any resistance when the Tar Heels host Wofford tonight at 9PM ET?
According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, North Carolina is the clear favorite, as the Tar Heels are getting odds of -24.5 points against Wofford. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 153 points. Tonight’s game takes place from the Dean E. Smith Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and will air live on ESPN2.
Wofford is on a four-game win streak coming into tonight’s game. Wofford is 7-4 overall with a 1-3 mark on the road. The Terriers are 2-3 against the spread, covering in their last two lined games. Wofford is averaging 68 points per game on offense while allowing 74.6 per game on defense. Fletcher Magee is leading the team with 24.1 points per game while Cameron Jackson is adding 11.8 points and 6.3 rebounds per game.
North Carolina has won its last five games, including a 78-73 win at Tennessee this past weekend. The Tar Heels are now 10-1 on the season with a 5-0 record at home. UNC is 7-3 against the spread this season, covering in three straight games. The Heels are averaging 87.2 points per game on offense while allowing 71.3 per contest. Luke Maye is averaging 19.5 points and 10.3 rebounds per game while Joel Berry II is adding 16.5 points and 3.5 assists per game.
UNC won the last meeting with Wofford in 2015, but the Terriers covered a 23-point spread. However, UNC is 27-10-2 against the spread in its last 39 home games and four of the last five against Southern Conference opponents. Wofford is 1-4 ATS in their last five games following a win. The public betting is siding heavily North Carolina and I like the Heels to roll to a big win tonight as well.
CBB DAILY PREDICTION: NORTH CAROLINA -24.5