Butler Bulldogs visit North Carolina Tar Heels in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Butler Bulldogs vs North Carolina Tar Heels Odds
Lahaina Civic Center features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host North Carolina Tar Heels and the visiting Butler Bulldogs in college hoops action on Tuesday.
The game is being played at Lahaina Civic Center, which makes it technically a neutral site match.
North Carolina battles the Bulldogs, currently sitting with a 2-1 mark (2-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 0-3 for the Tar Heels and 1-1 for the Bulldogs.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Tar Heels at No. 5 and the Bulldogs at No. 61 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 92-67 result in favor of the Tar Heels.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Bulldogs rank No. 207 in NCAA Division 1 with 34.7 per game. That compares with North Carolina’s No. 2 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where North Carolina is college basketball's No. 57-ranked team at 8 per game, while the Bulldogs rate No. 209 with 5.7 per game.
Defensively, Butler features the nation's No. 148-rated defense on the road, allowing 66.5 points per game. North Carolina, meanwhile, comes in at No. 74 nationally in scoring at home.
Butler won its last outing, a 72-71 result against Marquette on November 19. They covered in that game as a 4-point underdog. Butler got 24 points from Khyle Marshall en route to a 72-71 victory over Marquette on Monday at Lahaina Civic Center.
North Carolina won its last outing, a 95-49 result against Mississippi State on November 19. They covered in that game as a 19-point favorite. North Carolina cruised to victory on Monday, running Mississippi State out of the gym and running up a 95-49 score at Lahaina Civic Center.
Butler home to Hanover, Tuesday, November 27
North Carolina at Indiana, Tuesday, November 27