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North Carolina Tar Heels take on Green Wave in NCAA Basketball Betting

Tulane looks to cover the Green Wave-Tar Heels pointspread on Friday and improve its overall 12-22 mark when they host North Carolina in college basketball betting action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The North Carolina Tar Heels opened as -20.5-point favorites in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including MyBookie. The total was set to open a bit later (check out Bovada for the latest situation).

North Carolina Tar Heels vs Tulane Green Wave Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Tulane Green Wave currently sport a 12-22 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 11-16-2 ATS. The North Carolina Tar Heels are 33-7 and 19-19-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Tulane Green Wave produce a 15-14 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the North Carolina Tar Heels have gone 22-18 against the totals betting line.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Tulane Green Wave rated this week at No. 210 and the North Carolina Tar Heels sitting at No. 14.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and North Carolina is ranked No. 14 in NCAA basketball at 40.6 per game. Contrast that with Tulane's No. 90 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Tulane is the No. 184-ranked team in the country at 6.35 per game, while North Carolina rates No. 233 at 5.6 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Tar Heels got 21 points from Marcus Paige, but it was Villanova that prevailed in a 77-74 final on Monday at NRG Stadium.

Tulane was crushed on Saturday, getting blown out by Memphis and falling by a 74-54 score at Amway Center.

Betting Trends
  • North Carolina is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • North Carolina is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of North Carolina's last 6 games
  • North Carolina is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
  • Tulane is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
  • Tulane is 5-16 SU in its last 21 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tulane's last 6 games
  • Tulane is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

North Carolina home to Chattanooga, Sunday, November 13th
Tulane at Southeastern Louisiana, Monday, November 14th