Florida State vs North Carolina: ACC Tournament Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 12, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 12, 2021

The No. 2 seed Florida State Seminoles (15-5) are  favorites in the ACC Tournament semifinals when they square off against the No. 6 seed North Carolina Tar Heels (18-9) on Friday at Greensboro Coliseum, tipping off at 8:30 PM ET on ESPN. Both teams hope to move one step closer to an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 12, 2021, 1:10 PM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

Florida State Betting Information

  • The Seminoles have compiled an 11-8 record against the spread this season.
  • When favored by at least 2.5 points, the Seminoles are 9-7 against the spread this season.
  • Florida State and its opponents have hit the over in 13 of 19 games this season (68.4%).
  • In their last game, the Seminoles got a team-high 17 points from Scottie Barnes in an 83-73 loss to Notre Dame on Saturday. They were favored by 7 points and failed to covered the spread, and the teams combined to score 156 points to hit the over on the 153 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Florida State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
M.J. Walker 19 13.1 2.6 2.5 0.9 0.4 2.2
Raiquan Gray 20 12.4 6.9 2.4 1.5 0.9 0.4
Scottie Barnes 19 10.4 4.3 4.3 1.5 0.5 0.5
Anthony Polite 16 9.6 4.1 1.6 1.2 0.5 1.7
Balsa Koprivica 19 8.7 5.4 0.7 0.4 1.2 0.1

North Carolina Betting Information

  • In their games this season, North Carolina has come up with a balanced record of 13-13-1 ATS.
  • The Tar Heels earn an 11-8-1 record against the spread this season when they play as at least a 2.5-point underdog.
  • North Carolina and its opponents have often not covered the over/under this season, only claiming the over in 48.1% (13) of their 27 games played.
  • Their last time out, the Tar Heels saw RJ Davis put up a team-high 19 points to lead them to an 81-73 victory over Virginia Tech on Thursday. They were 4-point favorites and covered the spread, and the teams scored 154 total points to top the 141.5-point over/under.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

North Carolina Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Armando Bacot 27 12.3 8.0 0.8 0.6 0.9 0.0
Caleb Love 27 10.4 2.7 3.7 1.2 0.4 1.1
Garrison Brooks 26 10.3 6.8 1.4 0.8 0.8 0.2
Day’Ron Sharpe 27 9.9 7.8 1.5 0.9 0.9 0.0
RJ Davis 27 8.6 2.3 1.9 0.7 0.0 1.1

Total Facts

  • Florida State’s games this year have gone over the point total for Friday’s matchup (151 points) in nine out of 20 opportunities (45% of matchups).
  • In 44.4% of North Carolina’s games this season (12 of 27), the total points scored was higher than Friday’s 151-point over/under.
  • The Seminoles average 79.6 points per game against the Tar Heels’ 76, amounting to 4.6 points over the matchup’s over/under of 151.
  • These two teams give up a combined 139.4 points per game, 11.6 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • On average, the over/under in Seminoles games is 1.4 points fewer than the over/under of 151 points in this contest.
  • Tar Heels games have an over/under of 145.4 points this season, 5.6 points fewer than the total points bet for this matchup.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
2/27/2021 Florida State North Carolina -2 153 -138 +114 Regular Season 78-70 UNC
1/16/2021 Florida State Florida State -4.5 143.5 -202 +165 Regular Season 82-75 FSU
2/3/2020 Florida State Florida State -8 144 -401 +301 Regular Season 65-59 FSU
2/23/2019 N/A North Carolina N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 77-59 UNC

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