North Carolina Vs Saint Peter’s: NCAA Tournament Elite Eight Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – March 27, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on March 26, 2022

The No. 8 seed North Carolina Tar Heels (27-9) take on the No. 15 seed Saint Peter’s Peacocks (22-11) in the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight on Sunday at starting at 5:05 PM. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Tar Heels’ (-400 to win on the moneyline) game versus the Peacocks (+300).

The betting facts in the article below use the latest odds as of March 26, 2022 at 3:04 AM ET. Keep scrolling for a look at all of the latest odds for this matchup and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at FanDuel today!

North Carolina Vs Saint Peter’s Betting Lines

North Carolina Vs Saint Peter’s Stat Rankings

North Carolina Avg. (Rank) Saint Peter’s Avg. (Rank)
78.3 (25th) Points Scored 67.5 (266th)
71.7 (252nd) Points Allowed 62.3 (19th)
40.3 (9th) Rebounds 35.7 (137th)
10.8 (106th) Off. Rebounds 10.8 (106th)
8.5 (77th) 3pt Made 5.9 (307th)
15.3 (44th) Assists 12.3 (233rd)
11.4 (248th) Turnovers 12.8 (112th)

North Carolina Vs Saint Peter’s Betting Trends

  • Against the spread (ATS), North Carolina is 19-16-1 this year.
  • The Tar Heels are 6-8 as 8-point favorites or more.
  • North Carolina has seen 21 of its 36 games go over the point total.
  • In 26 games this year, North Carolina and its opponent have combined for more than 136.5 points.
  • The total for this game is 136.5, 11.1 points fewer than the average total in Tar Heels games thus far this season.
  • Against the spread, Saint Peter’s is 24-10-0 this season.
  • As 8-point underdogs or greater, the Peacocks are 5-2 against the spread.
  • Saint Peter’s has played 33 games this season, and 13 of them have gone over the total.
  • Saint Peter’s games have gone over 136.5 points on eight occasions this season.
  • The over/under for this game is 6.3 points higher than the average scoring total for Peacocks games (130.2).

North Carolina Impact Players

  • Armando Bacot leads the Tar Heels with 16.4 points per game and 12.6 rebounds (third in the country), while also putting up 1.6 assists.
  • Brady Manek puts up 15.1 points, 5.9 rebounds and 1.9 assists per contest, shooting 49.2% from the floor and 39.1% from beyond the arc with 2.4 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Caleb Love paces the Tar Heels at 3.7 assists per contest, while also averaging 3.4 rebounds and 15.7 points.
  • RJ Davis puts up a team-high 3.7 assists per contest. He is also putting up 13.5 points and 4.0 rebounds, shooting 43.7% from the floor and 38.3% from downtown with 1.8 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Leaky Black averages 4.9 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game, shooting 47.4% from the field.

Saint Peter’s Impact Players

  • KC Ndefo gets the Peacocks 10.5 points, 6.1 rebounds and 2.4 assists per game. He also puts up 1.2 steals and 2.7 blocked shots.
  • Daryl Banks III is the Peacocks’ top scorer (11.5 points per game) and assist man (1.4), and averages 2.6 rebounds.
  • Fousseyni Drame is posting a team-high 6.4 rebounds per game. And he is delivering 6.9 points and 0.7 assists, making 55.6% of his shots from the field.
  • Hassan Drame is posting 6.0 points, 5.4 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game, making 50.3% of his shots from the field.
  • Doug Edert gets the Peacocks 9.8 points, 2.5 rebounds and 0.9 assists per contest. He also delivers 0.5 steals and 0.1 blocked shots.
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