North Carolina vs Pittsburgh: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – January 26, 2021

Posted By Staff on January 26, 2021

The North Carolina Tar Heels hit the road in ACC play against the Pittsburgh Panthers on Tuesday, January 26 at 7:00 PM ET. The Tar Heels are  favorites in the game, the first matchup between the squads this season. The point total for the matchup is set at .

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of January 26, 2021, 2:17 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

North Carolina Betting Information

  • With a mark of 5-9-1, North Carolina has a losing record against the spread this season.
  • The Tar Heels have an even record against the spread when favored by at least 2.5 points, going 5-5-1 this season.
  • In 40% of its games this season (6/15), North Carolina and its opponents have outscored the set 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 15 12.1 7.7 0.7 0.6 0.7 0.0
Caleb Love 15 10.5 2.3 3.1 1.0 0.5 0.9
Garrison Brooks 15 10.2 7.1 1.4 0.9 1.0 0.1
Day’Ron Sharpe 15 9.5 7.7 1.3 1.0 0.8 0.0
RJ Davis 15 9.5 2.7 2.2 0.5 0.1 1.1

Pittsburgh Betting Information

  • Pittsburgh has consistently covered the spread this season with a record ATS of 7-4.
  • When playing as at least a 2.5-point underdog, the Panthers manage an even 3-3 record against the spread.
  • Six of Pittsburgh’s 11 games (54.5%) this season have covered the over/under.

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

Pittsburgh Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Justin Champagnie 9 19.9 12.4 1.8 1.6 1.4 1.3
Au’Diese Toney 10 16.0 6.7 2.3 1.3 0.2 1.3
Xavier Johnson 11 14.5 4.2 6.3 1.4 0.0 1.5
Ithiel Horton 11 8.3 2.4 1.8 0.5 0.3 1.8
John Hugley 7 5.1 4.3 0.4 0.3 0.1 0.0

Total Facts

  • North Carolina and its opponents have hit the over on Tuesday’s 145 total in six out of 15 games (40%) this season.
  • Six Pittsburgh games this year (54.5% of its matchups) finished with a final point total higher than Tuesday’s over/under of 145 points.
  • The total for the matchup of 145 is 3.8 points fewer than the combined points per game averages for the Tar Heels (74.5 points per game) and the Panthers (74.3 points per game).
  • These two teams give up a combined 137.2 points per game, 7.8 points less than this contest’s over/under.
  • This season the average total for Tar Heels games is 144.7 points, 0.3 fewer than the over/under of 145 points for this contest.
  • Panthers games have an over/under of 141.3 points this season, 3.7 points fewer than the total points bet for this contest.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/18/2020 Pittsburgh Pittsburgh -4 136 -191 +152 Regular Season 66-52 PITT
1/8/2020 North Carolina North Carolina -4.5 138 -204 +165 Regular Season 73-65 PITT
1/5/2019 N/A Pittsburgh N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 85-60 UNC

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