Duke Vs North Carolina: NCAA Tournament Final Four Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – April 2, 2022

Written By PlayPicks Staff on March 27, 2022

The Duke Blue Devils (32-6, 16-4 ACC) and North Carolina Tar Heels (28-9, 15-5 ACC) square off in the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday with a ticket to the championship game up for grabs. The game tips at 8:49 PM. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Blue Devils’ (-210 to win on the moneyline) game against the Tar Heels (+170).

The betting trends in the article below use the latest odds as of March 27, 2022 at 11:04 PM ET. Check out the table below for the latest odds for this game and get up to $1,000 Risk Free Bet at FanDuel today!

Duke Vs North Carolina Betting Lines

Duke Vs North Carolina Stat Rankings

Duke Avg. (Rank) North Carolina Avg. (Rank)
80.1 (8th) Points Scored 78.1 (29th)
67.4 (126th) Points Allowed 71.1 (231st)
37.9 (46th) Rebounds 40.6 (5th)
10.4 (136th) Off. Rebounds 11.0 (89th)
8.0 (121st) 3pt Made 8.5 (77th)
16.6 (16th) Assists 15.3 (44th)
10.1 (325th) Turnovers 11.3 (253rd)

Duke Vs North Carolina Betting Trends

  • Duke is 23-15-0 against the spread (ATS) this year.
  • The Blue Devils have an ATS record of 18-14 as 4.5-point favorites or more.
  • Duke has seen 21 of its 38 games go over the point total.
  • In 14 games this season, Duke and its opponent have combined for more than 150.5 points.
  • The over/under for this game is 150.5 points, 5.1 more than the average point total for Blue Devils games this season.
  • North Carolina’s record against the spread is 20-16-1.
  • As 4.5-point underdogs or more, the Tar Heels are 3-1 against the spread.
  • North Carolina has seen 21 of its 37 games hit the over.
  • North Carolina’s games have gone over 150.5 points on 19 occasions this season.
  • Tar Heels games average 147.4 total points, 3.1 fewer than the total for this matchup.

Duke Impact Players

  • Paolo Banchero posts 17.1 points and 7.8 rebounds per contest — both team highs. He is also putting up 3.2 assists, shooting 47.8% from the floor and 33.3% from beyond the arc with 1.1 made 3-pointers per game.
  • Wendell Moore averages a team-high 4.4 assists per game. He is also averaging 13.5 points and 5.2 rebounds, shooting 50.8% from the field and 41.1% from beyond the arc with 1.3 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Mark Williams is averaging 11.3 points, 0.9 assists and 7.5 rebounds per contest.
  • Trevor Keels is posting 11.3 points, 2.8 assists and 3.5 rebounds per contest.
  • AJ Griffin is posting 10.5 points, 1.0 assists and 3.9 rebounds per game.

North Carolina Impact Players

  • Armando Bacot is the Tar Heels’ top scorer (16.5 points per game) and rebounder (12.8, third in college basketball), and posts 1.5 assists.
  • Brady Manek gets the Tar Heels 15.2 points, 6.0 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game. He also delivers 0.6 steals and 0.5 blocked shots.
  • Caleb Love is the Tar Heels’ top assist man (3.7 per game), and he contributes 15.7 points and 3.4 rebounds.
  • RJ Davis is posting a team-high 3.7 assists per game. And he is delivering 13.4 points and 4.0 rebounds, making 42.9% of his shots from the field and 37.4% from beyond the arc, with 1.7 triples per contest.
  • Leaky Black gives the Tar Heels 4.9 points, 4.3 rebounds and 2.8 assists per contest. He also posts 0.9 steals and 0.7 blocked shots.
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