North Caroina vs. Notre Dame ACC Tournament - 3/14/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Notre Dame Fighting Irish (28-5) at North Carolina Tar Heels (24-10)
College Basketball: Saturay, March 14, 2015 at 8:30 pm (Greensboro Coliseum)
The Line: North Carolina Tar Heels -3.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The North Carolina Tar Heels and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish face off on Saturday in the ACC college basketball tournament final.
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 24-10 this season and they are coming off of a win over Virginia. North Carolina is averaging 77.8 points and they are shooting 47.3 percent while defensively they are allowing 67.8 points and their opponents are shooting 39.5 percent. Marcus Paige leads the Tar Heels averaging 13.6 points per game. Brice Johnson is averaging 13 points and 7.9 rebounds, Kennedy Meeks is averaging 11.8 points and 7.6 rebounds, and Justin Jackson is averaging 10.5 points. UNC is 7-1 in neutral site games and 14-7 in the ACC.
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The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 28-5 this season and they are coming off of a monster win over Duke to land in this game. ND is averaging 78.6 points and they are shooting 50.9 percent while defensively they are allowing 65.2 points and their opponents are shooting 42.2 percent. Jerian Grant leads the Fighting Irish averaging 16.7 points and 6.7 assists per game. Pat Connaughton is averaging 12.7 points and 7.7 rebounds, Demetrius Jackson is averaging 12.5 points, and Zach Auguste is averaging 12.4 points and 6.0 rebounds. Notre Dame is 4-1 in neutral site games and 16-4 in the ACC.
North Carolina is 6-0 against the spread in their last six neutral site games, 5-1 against the spread against the ACC, and 4-9-1 against the spread against a team with a winning record. Notre Dame is 4-0 against the spread in their last four games, 5-1 against the spread following a win, and 2-5 against the spread in Saturday games.
I see North Carolina getting it done on the boards and getting the win and the cover here.