North Carolina vs Virginia Tech: ACC Tournament Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – March 11, 2021

Posted By Staff on March 11, 2021

The No. 6 seed North Carolina Tar Heels (17-9) are favored by  when they meet the No. 3 seed Virginia Tech Hokies (15-5) in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals Thursday at Greensboro Coliseum, beginning at 9:00 PM ET on ESPN. A guaranteed spot in the NCAA Tournament bracket is on the line as these teams look to claim the ACC championship.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 11, 2021, 1:11 PM 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 12-13-1, the Tar Heels have a losing record against the spread this season.
  • When favored by at least 4 points, the Tar Heels are 7-5-1 against the spread this season.
  • The Tar Heels and their opponents have gone over the set total in only 12 of 26 games this season (46.2%).
  • The Tar Heels beat Notre Dame 101-59 and covered the spread as 6.5-point favorites, while hitting the over on the 151 point total in their last outing on Wednesday. Armando Bacot totaled a team-high 20 points in the victory.

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 26 12.1 7.8 0.8 0.5 0.8 0.0
Caleb Love 26 10.6 2.7 3.8 1.2 0.4 1.1
Garrison Brooks 25 10.6 6.9 1.4 0.8 0.8 0.2
Day’Ron Sharpe 26 9.8 7.9 1.5 0.8 0.8 0.0
RJ Davis 26 8.2 2.2 2.0 0.7 0.0 1.0

Virginia Tech Betting Information

  • The Hokies have outpaced the spread so far this season with a record ATS of 11-8.
  • When they play as at least a 4-point underdog, the Hokies meet expectations with 5-5 record against the spread.
  • 10 of the Hokies 19 games (52.6%) this season have been over the over/under.
  • The Hokies defeated Wake Forest 84-46 in their last contest on Saturday. Keve Aluma totaled a team-high 23 points to lead the team to victory. They covered the spread as 10.5-point favorites, and the teams combined to go under the 132.5 point total.

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

Virginia Tech Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Keve Aluma 20 15.9 8.0 2.1 0.6 1.4 1.0
Tyrece Radford 16 11.4 6.1 2.1 0.6 0.4 0.4
Nahiem Alleyne 20 10.2 2.7 1.7 0.7 0.1 1.7
Jalen Cole 15 9.2 1.1 0.9 0.4 0.1 2.5
Hunter Cattoor 19 8.9 1.9 1.5 0.9 0.6 1.8

Total Facts

  • North Carolina’s games this season have resulted in a higher total score than Thursday’s matchup over/under (140 points) in 61.5% of opportunities (16 out of 26 matchups).
  • Nine Virginia Tech games this year (45% of its matchups) finished with a final score higher than Thursday’s point total of 140 points.
  • The Tar Heels average 75.8 points per game against the Hokies’ 72.1, amounting to 7.9 points over the matchup’s point total of 140.
  • The 134.1 points per game these two teams surrender to opponents on average this season are 5.9 fewer than the 140 total in this contest.
  • The Tar Heels have seen a 145.1 average over/under in their games this season, 5.1 points more than the over/under in this matchup.
  • The over/under for this game is 3.2 points more than the average over/under in Hokies games this season (136.8 points).

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
3/10/2020 North Carolina Neutral Court -4.5 140.5 -213 +170 Conference Tournament 78-56 UNC
1/22/2020 Virginia Tech Virginia Tech -7.5 138.5 -348 +266 Regular Season 79-77 VT
1/21/2019 N/A North Carolina N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 103-82 UNC

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