Records: North Carolina 16-7 (6-4 in ACC), Duke 21-2 (8-2 in ACC)
Kick-off: 9 p.m. EST
Spread: Duke by 11
Last meeting: North Carolina 88, Duke 70 (2012)
Points per game: The Tar Heels are averaging 78.3 points per game while Duke is averaging 78.2.
Rebounds per game: North Carolina averages 41.7 boards per outing while the Blue Devils are averaging 35.2 rebounds per game.
Assists per game: The Tar Heels are putting up 18 assists per outing while Duke is averaging 15.5 per game.
Field goal percentage: North Carolina is shooting .445 while the Blue Devils come in shooting .473 this season.
Thoughts: The Tar Heels are coming off a loss to Miami (FL) while Duke took care of Boston College in their last outing. This is one of the best rivalries in all of sports so I expect a close game. With that said Duke is the better team and wins this game by 6-8 points. If you’re in the betting mood, I like the Tar Heels with the points.
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