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Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs North Carolina Tar Heels 11/06/2019 Predictions, Preview and Spread

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Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs North Carolina Tar Heels 11-06-2019 Predictions Preview and Spread

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs North Carolina Tar Heels 11/06/2019 – The North Carolina Tar Heels opens up their season by hosting the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at the Dean E. Smith Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. It will be a new look Tar Heels team that will go on the basketball floor but rest assured that the talent pool is deep and will remain competitive this upcoming season. Basketball Spread Betting sees UNC taking home their first win in their own home court over the Fighting Irish.

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs North Carolina Tar Heels 11/06/2019

When: Wednesday, November 6, 7:00 PM EST
Where: Dean E. Smith Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
TV: ACC Network
Stream: SofaScore

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs North Carolina Tar Heels 11/06/2019

Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Notre Dame +13 (-110) 151.5 o (-110)
North Carolina -13 (-110) 151.5 u(-110)
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Notre Dame Fighting Irish

There will be no freshmen in the Fighting Irish roster and the experience and chemistry between players are expected to kick in for this season. John Mooney is going to carry then team in the paint with a double-double average per night. TJ Gibbs will also return to the team and is expected to score double figures each night. Rounding up the supporting cast are sophomores Nate Laszewski, Dane Goodwin and senior forward Juwan Durham. Notre Dame Fighting Irish will enjoy having senior Rex Pflueger back to the roster after falling down with an injury last season.

Players to Watch: TJ Gibbs (13.5 PPG, 2.1 RPG, 2.8 APG and 2.1 3 PM), John Mooney (8.8 PPG and 6.9 RPG), Prentiss Hubb (8.0 PPG, 3.7 APG, 1.3 3 PM), Rex Pflueger (7.1 PPG, 4.0 RPG and 2.9 APG).

North Carolina Tar Heels

Cole Anthony, son of former NBA player Greg Anthony, is expected to breakout. During their exhibition game, he scored 11 points and dished seven dimes against Winston-Salem State. Transferee Christian Keeling will come into the fold this season and the two players are expected to figure out playing with each other. Garrison Brooks and Sterling Manley are expected to play important roles this season for the Tar Heels as well. UNC Senior Brandon Robinson is doubtful for this game but is expected to beef up the roster as well. The Tar Heels have conquered the Fighting Irish in their past six meetings and is expected to do again in this matchup.

Players to Watch: Cole Anthony (17.6 PPG, 4.4 RPG, 6.9 APG and 2.1 3 pM), Christian Keeling (21.0 PPG, 7.8 RPG, 3.4 APG and 2.1 3 PM), Garrison Brooks (7.9 PPG, 5.6 RPG and 1.3 SPG.

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Predictions

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Notre Dame Fighting Irish

Fighting Irish are 7-13 ATS in their last 20 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Notre Dame’s last 11 games.
Notre Dame is 1-8 SU in their last 9 games.
Fighting Irish are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games against North Carolina.
Notre Dame is 0-6 SU in their last 6 games against North Carolina.

North Carolina Tar Heels

Tar Heels are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of North Carolina’s last 7 games.
Tar Heels are 17-3 SU in their last 20 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of North Carolina’s last 7 games against Notre Dame.
North Carolina is 7-1 SU in their last 8 games at home.

Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Picks

All eyes will be on Cole Anthony who will be playing his first college game after living in the hype. There is a big upside to his game and is expected to finish the season as one of the best college players in the country.  He will play point guard and it will be a load to handle for the Fighting Irish.

Moneyline: The Tar Heels are a safer bet in this matchup owning a -752 odds on the Moneyline.

ATS: Basketball Spread Betting gives a -10.5 ATS to UNC covering the spread.

TOTALS: Both teams are at 152 with UNC going over while Notre Dame will be the team under.

Score Prediction: UNC will look to control the game and it will be the beginning of the Cole Era with the Tar Heels. The win will rely on UNC’s efforts and they are predicted to win with a score of 78-72.