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The Jimmy V Classic is set to take place on Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden, and this event is loaded with great teams. The North Carolina Tar Heels will take on the UConn Huskies in the second game, and this North Carolina vs UConn betting game, could be a for sure a Final Four preview.
Not only will this game feature two of the best teams in the country, but it’s also a matchup that is going to lead to some great betting opportunities. Here is a look at some of the top North Carolina vs UConn betting picks to make on Tuesday night.
|NORTH CAROLINA TAR HEELS vs UCONN HUSKIES
|Location of the Game: Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
|Date and Time: Tuesday, December 5, 9:00 PM ET
|Reason: 2023 College Basketball Regular Season
|How to watch: ESPN
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|North Carolina Tar Heels +5.5
There are plenty of things to check out if you are doing some North Carolina vs UConn betting on Tuesday night, including trying to find any NCAAB injuries. Since both teams appear to be at full strength for this matchup, it should be one of the best games on the NCAAB schedule.
This UConn roster is extremely talented, and they are going to find a way to get past North Carolina. NC scores the ball extremely well though, and taking the points and backing the Tar Heels to keep it close is one of the top wagers to make.
You also want to take the over 152.5 total points in this game as there will be plenty of points scored by both teams in this matchup.
North Carolina Tar Heels vs UConn Huskies Odds
Here are the North Carolina vs UConn betting odds
If you are planning on doing some North Carolina vs UConn betting on Tuesday night then you need to check out the NCAAB odds that are available. This Tar Heels vs Huskies NCAAB matchup is expected to be a good one, but it is UConn that is a 5.5-point betting favorite.
You can also make NCAAB picks on the total number of points in this game, and that number is set at 152.5 total points for this matchup.
North Carolina vs UConn Betting Preview
Tar Heels Can Score Points
The North Carolina Tar Heels were not in a good place in the NCAAB standings a season ago, but they have bounced back in a big way. North Carolina is scoring 86.3 points per game this season, but they are also allowing more than 70 points per game.
Point guard RJ David is one of the top NCAAB players in the ACC and he is going to have to lead the way in this game. Davis is scoring 20.4 points per game so far this season, and he is going to have to set the offense up in a big way.
The defensive numbers for North Carolina have not been good this season, and that should create some concern heading into this matchup. North Carolina will need to find a way to slow things down a bit as UConn is nearly unstoppable.
Huskies Can Defend
The UConn Huskies have some very impressive NCAAB team stats this season, especially when you check out both ends of the floor. UConn is averaging 85.5 points per game this season, and they should be one of the best offensive teams in the country this season.
Guard Tristen Newton is leading the team with 17.5 points per game, and he should be able to get some open shots in this matchup. UConn wants to push the tempo up and down the floor, and they have a ton of depth on this roster.
Not only can UConn score the basketball, but they have also been a dominant defensive team. UConn is allowing just 61.6 points per game, and they will also be trying to shut down North Carolina in this matchup.