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Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. North Carolina Tar Heels Total Pick

Time: 7 PM EST Monday March 3, 2014, ESPN

Location: Dean E. Smith Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

The 19th ranked North Carolina Tar Heels host the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in an ACC match up.

In their last games: North Carolina beat Virginia Tech 60-56 and Notre Dame lost to Pittsburgh 85-81 in OT.

North Carolina did not have a good shooting night in the game facing Virginia Tech, but they won because of their defense, which held the Hokies to a FG% of 35.6%.

In their loss to Pitt the Fighting Irish shot the ball well, but the Panthers won because they outrebounded the Irish 38-22, outscoring the them 21-5 in 2nd chance points.

Earlier this season at Notre Dame the Tar Heel beat the Fighting Irish 73-62.

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Here are some additional handicapping angles to ponder:

Notre Dame has lost 3 of their last 4 games.

This season Notre Dame is 1-4 facing ranked teams.

UNC is 17-4 all time facing Notre Dame and have won the last 4 games facing them.

UNC is one of the hottest teams in the nation, as they have won 11 straight games and 2 of those wins came against top 25 teams.

Betting Odds

Point Spread: – North Carolina -11
Total Line: 144.5
Money Line: Fighting Irish +500 / Tar Heels -700

Straight up and Against the Point Spread Records
Notre Dame Fighting Irish: 15-15 SU 8-18-2 ATS
North Carolina Tar Heels: 22-7 SU 16-13 ATS

Key Betting Trends
• ND is 8-20-2 ATS in their last 30 games overall.
• ND is 0-3-1 ATS in their last 4 games vs. a team with a winning S.U. record.
• ND has an Under record of 7-2 in their last 9 games following a S.U. loss.
• UNC is 6-0 ATS in their last 6 home games.
• UNC is 9-2 ATS in their last 11 games overall.
• UNC has an Over record of 7-2 in their last 9 games.

Sagarin Power Rankings
Notre Dame Fighting Irish: 78.39
North Carolina Tar Heels: 86.40

Key Player Injuries

Fighting Irish
[G] 03/02/2014 – Pat Connaughton probable Monday vs. North Carolina ( Ankle )
[F] 02/13/2014 – Eric Katenda out indefinitely ( Knee )
(!)[G] 12/28/2013 – Jerian Grant has left team ( Academics )
[F] 11/09/2013 – Cameron Biedscheid redshirt ( None )

Tar Heels
[G] 12/20/2013 – P.J. Hairston out for season ( Suspension )

Over/Under Total Pick:

Take Under 144.5 points.

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