Virginia at North Carolina NCAA Basketball Betting Tips 2/11/2019
Monday, February 11, 2019
Dean Smith Center
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The Virginia Cavaliers travel to Dean Smith Center to play the North Carolina Tar Heels on Monday, February 11, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has North Carolina as 1 point favorites.
Virginia heads into this matchup with a mark of 20-2. They currently have a point differential of 18.6 as they are averaging 72.8 points per contest while giving up 54.1 per game. North Carolina has an overall mark of 19-4. They are averaging 88.3 points per contest and giving up 74.2, which is a point differential of 14.1.
Valuable Virginia Cavaliers Betting Trends
The Virginia Cavaliers are 16-6-0 against the spread
The Virginia Cavaliers are 10-12-0 against the over/under
Important North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Trends
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 14-7-2 against the spread
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 12-11-0 against the over/under
Key Virginia Cavaliers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key North Carolina Tar Heels Injuries
02/10/19 G Rechon Black Ankle is questionable Monday vs Virginia
02/10/19 F Sterling Manley Knee is questionable Monday vs Virginia
Kyle Guy comes into this contest averaging 14.6 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per night this season. He pulls down 4.3 rebounds per game and dishes out 2.1 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 45% while his free throw percentage currently sits at 86%. De'Andre Hunter averages 14.5 points per game in 30.8 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 5.3 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 53% for the year while his free throw percentage is 78%.
Coby White averages 15.9 points per game while playing 26.0 minutes per contest this year. He grabs 3.2 rebounds per game and has 4.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage is at 81%. Cameron Johnson averages 15.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 28.3 minutes per contest. He also averages 5.5 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 51% and his free throw percentage is 82%.
Useful Team Statistics
Virginia averages 72.8 points per contest this season, which ranks them 183rd in the NCAA. Their average scoring margin is 18.6 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team, which has them ranked 38th. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 8th in the nation. They average 36.0 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per game, which ranks them 150th and 98th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 349th with 9.2 per game. The Cavaliers allow 54.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 1st in the country. They also allow a 38% shooting percentage and a 27% average from behind the arc, ranking them 5th and 2nd in those defensive categories. Opponents average 29.2 rebounds a game which ranks 6th and they give up 8.4 assists per contest, which puts them in 1st place in Division 1. They force 11.7 turnovers per game which ranks them 49th in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
North Carolina is 2nd in the country with 88.3 points per game this year. They are 45th in Division 1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 14.1. They shoot 38% from 3-point range, which is good for 34th in the nation. They are 1st in the NCAA in rebounding with 43.3 boards per game, and 4th in assists per contest with 19.7. The Tar Heels are 99th in turnovers per game with 14.0. The Tar Heels surrender 74.2 points per contest, which ranks them 246th in D-1. Their defense allows a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 89th and 141st in those defensive statistics. They rank 267th with 14.3 assists allowed per contest and 114th with 33.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tar Heels are 279th in country in forcing turnovers with 14.9 per game.
The Cavaliers are 5th in the nation in offensive rating with 117.1. In terms of pace they are 350th in the country with 61.8 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 55% is 34th. As a team they are 25th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 58% and they shoot 3-pointers on 37% of their shots, ranking 222nd in Division 1. Virginia is 344th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 12.8 times per 100 possessions.
North Carolina is 254th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions. The Tar Heels are 17th in the country in offensive rating with 113.8. In terms of pace they are 6th in Division 1 with 77.2 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 65th. As a team they are 52nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 268th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Virginia/North Carolina college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take North Carolina -1
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