UAB at North Carolina Free College Basketball Picks & Odds 12/27/2014
by Josh Schonwald - 12/26/2014
Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 7:30 PM
Dean E. Smith Center
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The UAB Blazers will travel to Chapel Hill, North Carolina to take Roy Williams and his Tar Heels on Saturday. The Blazers come into the tilt with a 4-8 record. UAB has played just one road game this season, and they took a loss. For North Carolina, they are playing in their 5th home game of the season. The Tar Heels are 3-1 at the Dean Smith Center, and 8-3 overall. North Carolina is ranked 20th in the latest Associated Press poll.
For the North Carolina Tar Heels, they have losses to Butler, Iowa and the Kentucky Wildcats. The Tar Heels are coming off two straight wins including their most recent over the Ohio State Buckeyes. North Carolina's leading scorer has been Marcus Paige, with 13.4 points per game. In the win over Ohio State, the Tar Heels saw Brice Johnson score 18 points, while Kennedy Meeks recorded 13 rebounds.
The Blazers are out of Conference USA. UAB is coming off two straight losses; at home to LSU and on the road at Tennessee-Chattanooga. UAB ranks 96th in the nation with 14.2 assists per game. The top scorer for the Blazers has been Robert Brown, with 13.6 points per game. In the loss to Chattanooga, Brown scored 19 points, while William Lee led with 5 rebounds. UAB is scoring 66.8 points per game.
UAB Blazers Betting Trends
UAB Blazers are 3-5-1 Against the Spread
UAB Blazers are 2-2-0 against the Over/Under
North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Trends
North Carolina Tar Heels are 7-4-0 Against the Spread
North Carolina Tar Heels are 5-4-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
No injuries to report at this time
North Carolina Tar Heels
11/14/14 G Luke Davis Stress Fracture out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take North Carolina
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