North Carolina vs Syracuse odds

Elias Hubbard
February 21, 2018

The Tar Heels have won 75% of their games this year, but they are just 3-5 in games where they are held under 80 points.

The Syracuse basketball team is fully embracing its" "Cardiac Cuse' moniker as we head down the final stretch.

North Carolina enters the Dome red hot after winning five straight games.

The Syracuse Orange could use a few more wins to feel safe about getting into the NCAA Tournament. The Orange in conference play have gone 7-7 with notable wins over Louisville and Miami, but losses to Notre Dame and Wake Forest. The guard is scoring more than 19.5 points per game, and playing almost 39 minutes per gnight.

Three players are averaging at least 14.7 points per game for Syracuse, they are Tyus Battle (19.9), Frank Howard (15.2) and Oshae Brissett (14.7). If attendance tops the 27,083 tickets sold for the February 3 Virginia game, it will be the highest attendance for an on-campus college basketball game this season.

North Carolina is now ranked 10 and is the defending NCAA champion.

The Tar Heels struck first in the opening frame with a solo home run from Wike, her second of the weekend. The Tar Heels don't shoot an exceptional field goal percentage, but they grab the most rebounds (43.3) of any team in the nation. In three of those games, the Tar Heels have scored more than 90 per game. The Tar Heels defense has improved on the season, and are allowing 73.4 points per game. Guards Joel Berry II and Kenny Williams led the way, combining for half of the Heels' 82 points.

There was also news regarding former Tar Heels in the National Basketball Association and the NFL, making significant headlines. Get your 100% signup bonus today.

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