North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Pittsburgh Panthers - 2/14/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Pittsburgh Panthers (17-6) at North Carolina Tar Heels (20-4)
College Basketball: Sunday, February 14, 2016 at 1:00 pm (Dean Smith Center)
The Line: North Carolina Tar Heels -10 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The North Carolina Tar Heels will host the Pittsburgh Panthers this Sunday.
The North Carolina Tar Heels come into this game with a 20-4 record and are currently 1st in the ACC. The Tar Heels snapped a 2 game losing streak with a 68-65 win over Boston College. Through 24 games this season the leading scorer for the Tar Heels is Brice Johnson who is averaging 16.3 points per game and 10.2 rebounds. Marcus Paige is second on the team with 12.9 points per game and 3.7 assists.
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The Pittsburgh Panthers come into this game with a 17-6 record and are currently 9th in the ACC. The Panthers have struggled recently dropping 3 out of their last 4 games with their most recent being a 65-63 loss to Miami. Through 23 games this season the leading scorer for the Panthers has been Michael Young who is averaging 16.6 points per game and 6.8 rebounds. Jamel Artis is second on the team with 15.1 points per game and 4.6 rebounds.
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 5-0 against the spread in their last 5 games following a loss. The Panthers are 2-7 against the spread in their last 9 Sunday games. North Carolina is 1-6 against the spread in their last 7 games overall. The Tar Heels are 1-4 against the spread in their last 5 home games.
The Pittsburgh Panthers have lost 3 out of their last 4 games and have not looked good. North Carolina has not looked the same lately losing 2 out of thier past 3 games. With both of these teams playing poorly i think North Carolina wins it but Pittsburgh stays within the 10 points.