North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Northwestern Wildcats - 11/23/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Northwestern Wildcats (3-0) at North Carolina Tar Heels (3-1)
College Basketball: Monday, November 23, 2015 at 9:00 pm (Sprint Center)
The Line: North Carolina Tar Heels -11 -- Over/Under: 148.5 See the Latest Odds
The North Carolina Tar Heels and the Northwestern Wildcats will face off in the first round of the CBE Hall of Fame Classic.
The North Carolina Tar Heels are coming off of a shocking loss to Northern Iowa 71-67. The leading scorer for the Tar Heels was Forward Justin Jackson who scored 25 points with 4 rebounds and 3 assists. The big Forward Kennedy Meeks who added 10 points and 9 rebounds. Through 3 games UNC is led by Kennedy Meeks who is averaging 14.8 points per game and 10.0 rebounds. Brice Johnson is right behind him with 14.5 points per game and 10.3 rebounds. The Tar Heels are close to getting their leader Marcus Paige back and will be a dominant team once they do.
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The Northwestern Wildcats are 3-0 and coming off a 83-80 overtime win against Columbia. The leading scorer for the Wildcats was Bryant McIntosh who dropped 32 points and 6 assists while hitting 5 three pointers. Guard Tre Demps who scored 22 points with 6 assists. Through three games Bryant McIntosh who is averaging 21.3 points per game with 6.3 assists. Tre Demps is second on the team with 15.3 points per game and 4.0 rebounds. Northwestern will now face one of their hardest tests of the year against the Tar Heels.
Northwestern is 0-4 against the spread in their last 4 games following a straight up win. The Wildcats are 0-4 against the spread in their last 4 games overall. North Carolina is 0-3-1 against the spread in their last 4 Monday games. The Tar Heels are 8-3 against the spread in their last 11 neutral site games.
Northwestern just took Columbia into overtime and UNC is far better than Columbia. UNC will have no trouble with this game here. Take North Carolina to cover this spread easily.