UNC March Madness Odds & Preview: How To Bet At NC Sportsbooks


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UNC March Madness Odds & Preview: How To Bet With NC Sportsbooks

On Thursday at 2:45 p.m. ET, the No. 1 North Carolina Tar Heels will take on No. 16 Wagner in the first round of March Madness. Wagner downed Howard in the first game of the First Four to get here, winning 71-68. UNC is at odds of to win the NCAA Tournament, while Wagner is at .

Below, we’ll examine this matchup along with some North Carolina betting promotions. 

NC sportsbook offers for March Madness

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Sportsbooks
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On Caesars
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BET $5
GET $200
In Bonus Bets
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Use Bonus Code: PLAYLSR
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UP TO $1,000
In Bonus Bets
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Use Bonus Code: LSRNC
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Wagner wins First Four for David vs. Goliath battle against UNC

The Tar Heels ran the ACC all season but ran up against the NC State Wolfpack and lost in the championship. Meanwhile, Wagner is coming off a win in the First Four and, before that, a victory over Merrimack to win the NEC title. 

Wagner’s First Four win nearly slipped away

Wagner did beat Howard 71-68, but it almost let the game slip away. Up by one with less than a minute to go, Wagner was fouled, made two free throws, and then Howard managed to get off three 3-point shots, all of which fell short. Wagner led in the first half 38-27 and had a 17-point lead at one point in the game. Melvin Council Jr. finished the game with 21 points, seven assists, and five rebounds. 

Tar Heels coming off stunning ACC tournament loss

The Tar Heels went 27-7 this season but lost by eight to NC State in the ACC championship game. RJ Davis scored 30 points, and Armando Bacot added 18 points and 12 rebounds. However, UNC simply couldn’t stop DJ Horne and DJ Burns, who combined for 49 points. The Tar Heels will look to get back on track in round one against a No. 16 seed. 

UNC vs. Wagner basketball odds and betting lines

North Carolina futures odds

UNC vs. Wagner injury report: Who’s out, who’s questionable 

Below is the latest injury report on each side of this matchup. 

North Carolina

No injuries to report. 

Wagner 

PlayerStatus
Zaire WilliamsOut indefinitely with a knee injury
Rahmir MooreOut indefinitely with a wrist injury
Churchill BoundsOut indefinitely with a knee injury
Zae BlakeOut indefinitely with a leg injury