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College Basketball Matchup - North Carolina Tar Heels Maryland Terrapins Odds Preview

Maryland Terrapins North Carolina Tar Heels
13-9 February 04, 2014, 08:00 | Dean Smith Center 14-7



Maryland travels to North Carolina on Tuesday, hoping to boost its 13-9 record with a victory over the Tar Heels.

Supporters of the Terrapins have watched them go 13-9 and 9-9 ATS on the year, while the Tar Heels are at 14-7 and 10-11 ATS. In totals betting, the Tar Heels are 11-10, while the Terrapins have a 10-7-1 mark.

View Maryland Terrapins vs North Carolina Tar Heels Odds and Stats.

Bettors looking to side with North Carolina in this one found them as -9-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.

The Tar Heels sit at No. 52 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Terrapins sit at No. 98 on the same chart.

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North Carolina won its last outing, an 84-70 result against North Carolina State on February 1. They covered in that game as a 9.5-point favorite. The Tar Heels grabbed an 84-70 win over the Wolfpack on Saturday, behind a 20-point effort from Leslie McDonald at Dean Smith Center.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up North Carolina's No. 63 nationally ranked offense (75.95 points per game) against a Terrapins defense that sits as the No. 112 at 68.77 PPG. The Tar Heels have been averaging 45.49% from the field, more than the Terrapins have managed so far this season (44.04% on average).

Next up:
Maryland home to Florida State, Saturday, February 8th
North Carolina at Notre Dame, Saturday, February 8th