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North Carolina Tar Heels home to Colonels in NCAAB betting action

Nicholls State ColonelsNorth Carolina Tar Heels
Dec 19, 7:00 PM | Dean Smith Center

Nicholls State Colonels vs North Carolina Tar Heels Odds


Dean Smith Center features an NCAAB clash between the host North Carolina Tar Heels and the visiting Nicholls State Colonels in college hoops action on Monday.

North Carolina will face the 4-7 Colonels, who own a 2-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Tar Heels are 5-4-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Colonels are 2-1 favoring the OVER.

View Nicholls State vs North Carolina Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
The visitors opened as 38.5-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 5 (Tar Heels) and the No. 327 (Colonels) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 91-65 result in favor of the Tar Heels has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and North Carolina has the nation's No. 6-rated offensive output, at 85.3 PPG. The visiting Colonels defense ranks No. 335 allowing on average 79.1 PPG. The Tar Heels FG% has averaged 49.3% so far, more than the Colonels marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.3% per game.

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Nicholls State owns the country's No. 339-rated mark, allowing 86.2 points per game on the highway. North Carolina, on the other hand, rates No. 13 in scoring at home.

Last time out for Nicholls State, they were a 92-48 winner as they battled Dillard at home. The Colonels blew out Dillard on Friday, running up a 20+ point victory in a 92-48 win at Stopher Gym.

Last time out for North Carolina, they were a 97-82 winner as they battled Appalachian State at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 28.5-point favorite. Tyler Zeller went off for 31 points and added 10 rebounds for good measure, leading North Carolina to a 97-82 win over Appalachian State on Saturday at Dean Smith Center.

North Carolina Tar Heels Trends:
When playing on Monday are 6-4
Before playing Texas are 4-0
After playing Appalachian State are 2-1
After a win are 7-3

A few Colonels at Tar Heels trends to consider:
North Carolina is 22-3 SU in its last 25 games at home
North Carolina is 21-4 SU in its last 25 games
North Carolina is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
North Carolina is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Nicholls State at Texas-San Antonio, Wednesday, January 4
North Carolina home to Texas, Wednesday, December 21