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North Carolina Tar Heels vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish 2/17/2020 Picks, Predictions and Preview

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North Carolina Tar Heels vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish 2/17/2020 Picks, Predictions and Preview

North Carolina Tar Heels vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish 2/17/2020 – It’s time for the Atlantic Coast Conference to get underway as North Carolina Tar Heels take on Notre Dame Fighting Irish from Purcell Pavilion in South Bend, Indiana. While there might not be a major difference in their records, North Carolina is still way ahead of Notre Dame. Both teams are trying to keep pace along tough opponents in the Atlantic Coast and North Carolina has a better shot than the Irish. It’s time to get into the details of the best college basketball bets today and take a deeper look into their prediction.

North Carolina Tar Heels vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish 2/17/2020

When: Monday, February 17, 7:00 PM ET
Where: Purcell Pavilion at the Joyce Center, Notre Dame, Indiana
TV: ESPNU
Stream: Sofascore

North Carolina Tar Heels vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish 2/17/2020

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
North Carolina Tar Heels +5 (-110) 147.5 o (-110) +148
Notre Dame Fighting Irish -5 (-110) 147.5 u (-110) -162
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North Carolina Tar Heels

North Carolina Tar Heels hold an overall record of 16-9 and they split their 14 conference games. The Tar Heels are trailing Virginia and Florida State and this will be a great opportunity to maintain their position in the Atlantic Coast. In their last game, they were unable to get past Virginia Cavaliers and they were forced to settle with a final score of 64-62. The top scorer and bright spot for the Tar Heels are Cole Anthony touching close to 20 points per game on average.

Players to watch: J. Blount F (24 GP 36.2 MIN 19.3 PTS 8.9 REB 1.7 AST 2.2 STL 0.5 BLK 3.1 TO 53.2 FG% 73 FT% 33.9 3PT%), C.J. Keyser G (16 GP 24.4 MIN 9.5 PTS 2.3 REB 1.1 AST 0.6 STL 0.3 BLK 1.9 TO 49.2 FG% 67.6 FT% 35.1 3PT%), J. Perkins G (24 GP 29 MIN 6.9 PTS 2.8 REB 4.8 AST 1.3 STL 0.1 BLK 2.9 TO 43.9 FG% 67.4 FT% 22.6 3PT%).

Notre Dame Fighting Irish

Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 15-10 with their overall record and they are 6-8 in conference play. The Fighting Irish are sharing the same record as Virginia Tech, but they need to win their upcoming conference games. In their last outing, they declined against Duke Blue Devils and they were forced to settle with a terrible 90-60 loss. Notre Dame as a weak defensive unit that allowed opponents to get past with ease.

Players to watch: J. Mooney F (24 GP 32.6 MIN 16.4 PTS 12.8 REB 1.9 AST 1.2 STL 0.7 BLK 1.3 TO 45.4 FG% 63.7 FT% 30 3PT%), T. Gibbs G (25 GP 34.4 MIN 13.2 PTS 2.3 REB 3.4 AST 0.9 STL 0 BLK 1.2 TO 41.1 FG% 89.8 FT% 41.8 3PT%), P. Hubb G (25 GP 34.8 MIN 11.6 PTS 2.4 REB 4.6 AST 0.9 STL 0.1 BLK 2.6 TO 38 FG% 67.6 FT% 34.1 3PT%).

North Carolina Tar Heels vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Predictions

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North Carolina Tar Heels

North Carolina is 0-5 SU in their last 5 games.
Tar Heels are 7-0 SU in their last 7 games against Notre Dame.
North Carolina is 1-6 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
Tar Heels are 2-10 SU in their last 12 games this season.
North Carolina is 2-4 ATS in their last 6 games played in February.

Notre Dame Fighting Irish

Notre Dame is 6-1 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of Notre Dame’s last 9 games.
Fighting Irish are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Notre Dame’s last 5 games against North Carolina.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Notre Dame’s last 5 games at home.

North Carolina Tar Heels vs Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Picks

Based on the odds and predictions, Notre Dame Fighting Irish will win this game. Betting college basketball today is clearly in favor of the Irish to cover the spread. The Irish are desperate for a victory and this will be the right moment to strike back.

Moneyline: +148 is set for the Tar Heels and -162 is set for the Fighting Irish.

ATS: +5 is the ATS for North Carolina and -5 is the ATS for the Fighting Irish.

Totals: Over 147.5 is out for North Carolina and the same will go under for the Fighting Irish.

Score Prediction: 74-66, Notre Dame Fighting Irish.