UNC Vs. NC State Odds & Lines: Get $900 In North Carolina Pre-Launch Offers

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UNC Vs. NC State Odds & Lines: Get $900 In North Carolina Pre-Launch Offers

Today, rivals UNC and NC State will tangle in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, with the unranked Wolfpack looking to score a vital win for their NCAA Tournament hopes, and March Madness odds. The No. 9 Tar Heels, meanwhile, are the favorite in their penultimate home game this season, with games to follow against Notre Dame and Duke ahead of the ACC Tournament. 

There are plenty of ways to wager on this in-state rivalry, including player and team props, spreads, and totals, so we will take a look at the odds and storylines below. 

NC State looking to shock UNC with a road upset

The Tar Heels have won five straight home games over NC State, and they also secured a 67-54 win in Raleigh on Jan. 10 earlier this season. NC State has lost four of its last six contests and is unlikely to earn a ticket to March Madness without a strong finish and performance in the ACC Tournament

UNC has won 17 of 20, with impressive victories over ranked Tennessee and Arkansas along with close losses to UConn and Kentucky in that span. The Tar Heels are averaging the fifth-most rebounds per game (41.1) in the nation this season, and they rank 18th in scoring margin (+11.1). 

3-point line could be a key point of contention 

While standout guard DJ Horne had a rough game against UNC in January, the sharpshooter from Raleigh is capable of getting hot and turning the tide in this rematch. Horne went 6-for-9 from deep in his next game at Louisville and is shooting 43.8% from 3-point range on the road this season. Casey Morsell is another lethal shooter, and junior guard Jayden Taylor has been hot off the bench lately with six triples and 39 points over his last two showings. 

NC State likely needs a strong showing in the paint 

One of NC State’s goals will be keeping Harrison Ingram off the glass. The 6-foot-7 junior has been a force down low for the Tar Heels after transferring from Stanford. Ingram grabbed 19 rebounds with nine points in the win at NC State in January, which is a program record against the Wolfpack. He’s averaging 12.2 points and 9.2 boards per game alongside 6-foot-11 senior Armando Bacot, who has also been a force with averages of 14.1 points and 10.5 rebounds per game this season. 

NC State vs. UNC basketball odds and betting lines

NC State vs. UNC injury report: Who’s out, who’s out 

Tar Heels sophomore guard Seth Trimble missed time earlier this month with an upper-body injury but is back in the lineup. NC State has a relatively healthy roster.