UNC Greensboro vs. North Carolina - 12/16/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
North Carolina Tar Heels (6-3) at UNC Greensboro Spartans (4-6)
College Basketball: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 7:00 pm (Greensboro Coliseum)
The Line: UNC Greensboro Spartans +20 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The North Carolina-Greensboro Spartans and the North Carolina Tar Heels face off on Tuesday at the Greensboro Coliseum on college basketball action.
The UNC-Greensboro Spartans are 406 this season and they are coming off of three consecutive wins. UNCG is averaging 72 points per game and they are shooting 45.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 74.6 points and their opponents are shooting 45.2 percent. Tevon Sadler leads the Spartans averaging 16.4 points per game. R.J. White is averaging 12.8 points and 7.7 rebounds, Nicholas Paulos is averaging 12.3 points, and Kayel Locke is averaging 12.2 points and 5.3 rebounds. UNC-Greensboro is 2-2 at home and they have just one win over a team with a RPI better than 200.
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The North Carolina Tar Heels are 6-3 this season and are ranked 24th in the nation despite losing two of their last three games. UNC is averaging 80.1 points and they are shooting 44.9 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 65.9 points and their opponents are shooting 35.6 percent. Marcus Paige leads the Tar Heels averaging 14 points per game. Kennedy Meeks is averaging 13.3 points and 9.4 rebounds, Brice Johnson is averaging 11.7 points and 7.0 rebounds, and J.P. Tokoto is averaging 9.8 points and 5.0 rebounds. North Carolina appears to be just a cut below the top teams in the nation.
This is a massive number and while I expect there to be a lot of people in the stands wearing Carolina Blue their play doesn’t justify 20 points.