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North Carolina Tar Heels Home to UAB Blazers in NCAA Basketball Betting

UAB Blazers


North Carolina Tar Heels
Saturday, December 27, 2014 4:00 PM ET
Dean Smith Center

Dean Smith Center will host UAB Blazers vs North Carolina Tar Heels action on Saturday as both teams try to pay off for those betting on NCAA basketball odds action.

UAB Blazers vs North Carolina Tar Heels Opening Odds and Betting Line

The UAB Blazers opened as 25-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including 5Dimes. The total was set to open a bit later (check out [custom:bodog] for the latest situation).

UAB Blazers vs North Carolina Tar Heels Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This college basketball season, the North Carolina Tar Heels are 8-3 overall and 7-4 ATS, while the UAB Blazers are 4-8 and 4-6 ATS. As for the betting totals, North Carolina boasts a 6-4 on the OU, and UAB is 3-2.

According to new college basketball power rankings here at Odds Shark, it's the No. 16-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels and the No. 264-rated UAB Blazers in this matchup.

How UAB Blazers vs North Carolina Tar Heels Stats Matchup

The game also pits North Carolina's No. 18-ranked offense, averaging 80.18 PPG, against a Blazers defense that ranks No. 223 at 71.08 PPG. The Tar Heels field goal percentage has averaged 45.25% so far, more than the Blazers marksmen have achieved on the year, 40.92% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Blazers endured a 83-67 loss at the hands of the Moccasins on Monday, despite a 19-point effort from Robert Brown at McKenzie Arena.

The Tar Heels grabbed a 82-74 win over the Buckeyes on Saturday, behind a 18-point effort from Brice Johnson at United Center.

UAB Blazers vs North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Odds Trends

UAB is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games
UAB is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
UAB is 5-12 SU in its last 17 games on the road
North Carolina is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
North Carolina is 19-6 SU in its last 25 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of North Carolina's last 6 games
North Carolina is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

UAB at Middle Tennessee, Sunday, January 4th
North Carolina at William & Mary, Tuesday, December 30th