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UNC vs Creighton Midwest Odds

North Carolina meets Creighton in a Midwest Regional third-round bout Sunday in Greensboro.

The top-seeded Tar Heels vanquished Vermont Friday 77-58, while the eighth-seeded Blue Jays rallied to beat Alabama 59-58.

UNC held seady as an 8-point favorite in this game over at TopBet while the total was high at 159.
The Tar Heels are 30-5 so far on the season, and 19-15 ATS vs. the number. The Bluejays, meanwhile, are 29-5 and 16-14 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen North Carolina go 17-16-1 and the Bluejays go 15-14-1 on the totals.

View Creighton vs North Carolina Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Tar Heels - Bluejays odds would favor the Tar Heels if the lines were set according to our power ranks. North Carolina is rated No. 5 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Creighton is at No. 105. Mathematical models based on recent stats and predictive formulas point to a 89-84 win for the Tar Heels.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features North Carolina's No. 2-ranked scoring average of 81.8 PPG, against a Bluejays defense rated No. 234 and allowing 69.2 PPG. The Tar Heels FG% has averaged 45.9% to date this season, less than the Bluejays shooters have managed so far (50.7% per game).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Creighton owns the country's No. 146-rated mark, allowing 68.6 points per game on the highway. North Carolina, on the other hand, rates No. 5 in scoring at home.

Creighton was a 58-57 winner in their most recent outing at home against Alabama. They covered the 1-point spread as underdogs. Doug McDermott scored 16 points leading the Bluejays to a 58-57 victory over Alabama at Greensboro Coliseum on Friday.

North Carolina was a 77-58 winner in their most recent outing at home against Vermont. They covered the 15.5-point spread as favorites. James Michael McAdoo scored 17 points leading the Tar Heels to a 77-58 victory over Vermont at Greensboro Coliseum on Friday.

 

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