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Appalachian State Mountaineers vs North Carolina Tar Heels NCAA College Basketball Betting

The North Carolina Tar Heels will look to improve on a 9-2 record on Monday when they host the Appalachian State Mountaineers in NCAA basketball betting odds action at Dean Smith Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Appalachian State Mountaineers were listed as 29-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including the odds makers at BetOnline.

Appalachian State Mountaineers vs North Carolina Tar Heels Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Appalachian State Mountaineers will look to cover the spread vs the North Carolina Tar Heels on Monday, as the Mountaineers are 5-3 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Tar Heels are 4-5-2 ATS. Appalachian State is 4-4 against the total, while North Carolina is 7-4 versus the total betting line.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 15-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels and the No. 194-rated Appalachian State Mountaineers in this matchup.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Appalachian State Mountaineers rank No. 226 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 34.1 per game. That compares with North Carolina’s No. 48 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where North Carolina is college basketball's No. 160-ranked team at 6.45 per game, while the Appalachian State Mountaineers rate No. 65 with 8.1 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Frank Eaves scored 24 points in a futile effort to lead the Mountaineers to a win (they lost 82-66 to Charlotte at Holmes Convocation Center on Saturday).

The Tar Heels grabbed a 89-76 win over the Bruins on Saturday, behind a 27-point effort from Brice Johnson at Barclays Center.

Betting Trends
  • Appalachian State is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • Appalachian State is 1-10 SU in its last 11 games on the road
  • North Carolina is 2-5-2 ATS in its last 9 games
  • North Carolina is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of North Carolina's last 6 games
  • North Carolina is 2-3-2 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Appalachian State at Louisiana-Monroe, Thursday, December 31st
North Carolina at UNC Greensboro, Monday, December 28th