UNC vs. MSU March Madness Odds & Preview: Betting Apps & Promos For North Carolina


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The No. 1 North Carolina Tar Heels are on to Round 32 to take on No. 9 Michigan State on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. ET on CBS. In the first round of March Madness, North Carolina defeated Wagner and Michigan State took down Mississippi State. 

UNC has odds of to win the NCAA Tournament, while Michigan State is at .

Below, we’ll examine this matchup more closely, including odds and North Carolina sports betting bonuses. 

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Michigan State going for upset against North Carolina

The Tar Heels lost in the ACC Tournament championship game but used Wagner as a warm-up act before heading into the Round of 32. As for Michigan State, the Spartans held No. 8 Mississippi State to 51 points in their first-round victory.  

Business as usual for North Carolina

With UNC taking on a No. 16 seed, you would expect to see a victory, and the Tar Heels delivered, downing Wagner by a score of 90-62. Armando Bacot and RJ Davis each had over 20 points, and Jae’Lyn Withers added 16. Bacot also tacked on 15 rebounds. The Tar Heels shot an eye-popping 50% from 3-point range. 

Michigan State’s defense came alive versus Mississippi State

Michigan State allowed just 51 points, locking down Josh Hubbard and Tolu Smith of Mississippi State. The Spartans held the Bulldogs to 37% shooting from the floor and 22.2% from 3-point range. Tyson Walker and Jaden Akins combined for 34 points. They’ll likely look to find a way to wrangle Bacot in the paint and on the boards. 

UNC vs. Michigan State basketball odds and betting lines

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

Neither team has any injuries to report.