2022 Final Four Duke vs. North Carolina Betting Picks (04/02/2022)

2022 Final Four Duke vs. North Carolina Betting Picks (04-02-2022)

Specifically, Saturday’s game between Duke and North Carolina is a Final Four matchup. This means that the winner of the game will play for the national championship on Monday Night. Yet media, fans, and gamblers can’t get past the Atlantic Coast Conference rivalry between the Blue Devils and Tar Heels. Both teams are college basketball blue blood royalty with the Final Four odds. Duke has won five national championships with 17 Final Fours in its history. And then North Carolina has six national titles with 21 Final Four appearances. That is some serious blue blood lineage.

2022 Final Four Duke Blue Devils vs. North Carolina Tar Heels

Date and Time:Saturday, April 2, 2022, 8:45 p.m. ET
Location:Caesars Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana
Final Four TV Coverage:TBS
Odds at SBG Sportsbook
North Carolina+4 (-110)151 (-110)+160
Duke-4 (-110)151 (-110)-185
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Duke Blue Devils vs. North Carolina Tar Heels SBG Odds Overview

In this situation, there will be an even amount of offshore betting action on both sides. Duke will draw a lot of Wise Guys that belief in the intangible of team motivation to win for Coach K. Casual fans will prefer North Carolina as a hot team getting points. Additionally, squares remember how the Tar Heels beat Duke in coach K’s final career home game last month.

Duke Blue Devils Team Overview

Duke brings a record of 32-6 straight up, 20-16-2 against the spread, and 21-16-1 over the total. Overall, Duke ranks 9th out of 350 teams for scoring offense and 85th for points allowed. Duke ranks an impressive 13th in the nation for field goal percentage. And then the Blue Devils are 24th for 3-point shooting and 22nd for offensive rebounding. Duke has covered three games in a row. The Blue Devils went over the total in eight of their previous ten games.

North Carolina Tar Heels Team Overview

North Carolina stands at 28-9 straight up, 20-16-1 against the spread, and 21-15-1 over the total. In sum, UNC ranks 28th for scoring offense and 279th for points allowed. Of great concern is that Carolina ranks 256th for defending 3-point field goals. On the other hand, UNC ranks 20th for free throw percentage and 14th for offensive rebounding. North Carolina has seen the payout window in eight of its last nine games. Four of the Tar Heels’ last six games went under the total.

Duke Blue Devils vs. North Carolina Tar Heels Against the Spread

  • North Carolina has covered eight of its last ten games against Duke
  • The Tar Heels have paid in four of their previous five games as dogs
  • North Carolina has won six of its previous seven games against ACC rivals
  • Duke has won 13 of its last 15 games straight up
  • Blue Devils and North Carolina have cleared the total in their last six meetings
  • Duke has gone over the total in its previous five games against ACC teams
  • Blue Devils are 12-2 straight up in their most recent 14 matchups as chalk

Duke Blue Devils vs. North Carolina Tar Heels SBG Free Picks

On this occasion, we get one of the biggest Final Four betting matchups ever. It is fitting that in his final season, Coach K faces his arch-rival in the Final Four. Look for Duke’s defense to be the difference.

Duke vs. North Carolina Best Bet: Duke Blue Devils.

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