Virginia at UNC 2/11/19 - College Basketball Picks & Predictions
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Virginia Cavaliers vs. UNC Tar Heels
NCAAB: 7:00 PM EST
Feb. 11, 2019
Latest Odds : UNC -1 Total 143
The No. 3 ranked Virginia Cavaliers visit Dean E. Smith Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina on Monday for an ACC showdown with the North Carolina Tar Heels. The Cavaliers fell to 20-2 on the season following an 81-71 loss on Saturday to Duke. Virginia was led in the loss by Kyle Guy and Ty Jerome with 16 points apiece.
North Carolina improved to 19-4 on the season following its 88-85 overtime win over Miami on Saturday. Kenny Williams scored the go-ahead basket in overtime with just 2:08 remaining to give North Carolina a lead it would not relinquish. Coby White led the Tar Heels in scoring with 33.
Kyle Guy is leading in scoring with an average of 14.6 points per game. Ty Jerome is the third leading scorer and leader in assists for Virginia with averages of 13.1 points and 4.9 assists per game. Braxton Key leads in rebounds with an average of 6.1 per game. Virginia is shooting 47.7% from the field and 39.4% from 3-point territory.
Coby White leads the Tar Heels in scoring with an average of 15.9 points per game. Luke Maye is the third leading scorer and leader in rebounds with averages of 15.1 points and 9.7 rebounds per game. The leader in assists is White with an average of 4.3 per game. North Carolina is shooting 47.2% from the field and 37.5% from 3-point territory.
Recent Betting Trends:
Virginia is 7-3 ATS in its last 10
The UNDER has cashed in 3 of the Cavaliers last 4
North Carolina is 7-3 ATS in its last 10
The UNDER has cashed in 5 of the Tar Heels last 8 at home
Free Betting Pick: North Carolina Tar Heels -1
Both teams have short turnarounds as both played on Saturday. The advantage is North Carolina is coming off a win while Virginia suffered a loss. North Carolina has covered the number in 5 of its last 6 and 7 of its last 10 overall. Final Score Prediction, North Carolina Tar Heels win and cover ATS 77-69.