Free NCAA Hoops Pick: Cavaliers vs Tar Heels CBB Odds
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(18-7) Virginia Cavaliers vs. Oklahoma Sooners (22-5)
2017 NCAA Basketball – ACC
Date: Saturday, February 19, 2017
Time: 8:15 PM ET
Venue: Dean E. Smith Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
CBB Moneyline Odds: OFF
CBB Betting Odds: Tar Heels -3
CBB Betting Total: 137
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It’s a big ACC game on Saturday night in prime time.
The Virginia Cavaliers travel to North Carolina to take on the Tar Heels.
This is the first match up of the season. The two teams split the season series last year.
The Virginia Cavaliers are once again having a really good season. They are using their defense and their slow pace to win a lot of games.
They come into this game with an 18-7 record and they sit in 6th place in a very tough ACC conference.
They have lost their last two games against in state rival Virginia Tech, and the Duke Blue Devils. They hope to break that losing streak when they play the Tar Heels Saturday.
The Virginia Cavaliers use their defense to beat teams. They only give up 55.5 points per game. They need to really try and slow down the pace against a Tar Heels team that really likes to push the pace.
The Cavaliers are led by London Perrantes. He averages 12.6 points, 3.8 assists, and 3.1 rebounds per game.
North Carolina Tar Heels
At this point of the season, the Tar Heels have as good of chance as anyone to be cutting down the nets as the National Champions.
They come into this game with a 22-5 record and sit in first place in the ACC. They have a one game lead, so winning this game is even more important to try and maintain that.
The Tar Heels have won two of three with their only loss coming against the Duke Blue Devils. The Tar Heels have a tough stretch coming up, so they really need to win this game.
The Tar Heels are an elite team on the offensive side of the ball. They average 87.1 points per game well shooting 47.5 percent from the field.
The Tar Heels are led by Junior forward Justin Jackson. He averages 18.5 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game.
For the Tar Heels to win this game they need to really push the pace. The faster of pace this game is played at the better chance the Tar Heels have of winning.
CBB Betting Trends:
- Home team is 8-2 ATS in the last 10 meetings.
- Under is 8-3 in UNC last 11 home games.
- UNC are 20-8 ATS in their last 28 home games.
- Under is 10-4-1 in UVA last 15 Sat. games.
Free Virginia Cavaliers vs. North Carolina Tar Heels NCAAB Prediction:
This game is going to come down to what pace this game is played at.
I think the Tar Heels will be able to push the pace.
4* Free CBB Betting Pick: Tar Heels -3.5
I think the Heels will win this game but they will be well under their season average.
NCAAB Free Score Prediction: Tar Heels 72 – Cavaliers 66
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