North Carolina vs. Boston College ACC Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Social Navigation

North Carolina vs. Boston College ACC Tournament Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Wednesday, March 8, 2023

College Basketball Predictions

The ACC conference tournament continues Wednesday as the No. 7 seed North Carolina Tar Heels (19-12, 11-9 ACC) face off against the No. 10 seed Boston College Eagles (16-16, 9-11 ACC) at Greensboro Coliseum, beginning at 7:00 PM on ESPN2. North Carolina is an 11.5-point favorite to move one step closer to an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament bracket. The over/under is 138 for the matchup.

North Carolina vs. Boston College Odds

  • North Carolina odds to win: -714
  • Boston College odds to win: +497
  • Spread: North Carolina (-11.5)
  • Total: 138

North Carolina vs. Boston College Promo Codes

Game Time and Information

  • Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2023
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV: ESPN2
  • Where: Greensboro, North Carolina
  • Venue: Greensboro Coliseum

Who Will Win North Carolina vs. Boston College?

North Carolina and Boston College Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

North Carolina has a 5-5 record against the spread this season when favored by 11.5 points or more.

Boston College has a 3-1 record against the spread this season when an underdog by 11.5 points or more.

The Tar Heels and Eagles average 5.3 more points between them than the total of 138 for this matchup.

Opponents of the two teams average a combined 3.1 more points per game (141.1) than this matchup’s over/under of 138 points.

The average total North Carolina has had in its matchups this year is 9.8 more points than this particular game’s point total.

Eagles games this year have averaged an over/under of 136.5 points, 1.5 fewer than the point total in this matchup.

The Tar Heels are 10-21-0 ATS this season.

The Eagles have gone 15-17-0 ATS this year.

North Carolina Stats & Insights

North Carolina is outscoring opponents by 5.2 points per game with a +159 scoring differential overall. It puts up 76.5 points per game (66th in college basketball) and allows 71.3 per contest (216th in college basketball).

The 37 rebounds per game North Carolina averages rank seventh in the country, and are 5.1 more than the 31.9 its opponents grab per outing.

The Tar Heels connect on 7 three-pointers per game (222nd in college basketball) at a 30.9% rate (337th in college basketball), compared to the 6.5 their opponents make while shooting 33.1% from deep.

North Carolina averages 96.3 points per 100 possessions (115th in college basketball), while giving up 89.8 points per 100 possessions (129th in college basketball).

The Tar Heels post 78.3 points per game in home games, compared to 70.2 points per game in road games, a difference of 8.1 points per contest.

Boston College Stats & Insights

Boston College has been outscored by three points per game (posting 66.8 points per game, 304th in college basketball, while allowing 69.8 per contest, 169th in college basketball) and has a -96 scoring differential.

The 31 rebounds per game Boston College accumulates rank 231st in college basketball. Their opponents record 31.3.

Boston College connects on 5.7 three-pointers per game (332nd in college basketball) while shooting 31.8% from beyond the arc (311th in college basketball). It is making 2.6 fewer threes than its opponents, who drain 8.3 per game at 36.6%.

Boston College ranks 291st in college basketball averaging 88.9 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 224th, allowing 92.9 points per 100 possessions.

In 2022-23 the Eagles are scoring 2.1 fewer points per game at home (66.4) than away (68.5).

North Carolina Key Players to Watch

The scoring leader for the Tar Heels this season is Caleb Love, who averages 16.7 points, 3.8 rebounds, and 2.8 assists per game.

Armando Bacot leads North Carolina in rebounding, averaging 10.8 per game, while RJ Davis leads the team in assists, distributing an average of 3.2 in each contest.

Love makes more threes per game than any other member of the Tar Heels, knocking down shots from beyond the arc at a clip of 2.2 per contest.

The North Carolina steals leader is Rechon ‘Leaky’ Black, who averages 1.3 takeaways per game, while its blocks leader is Bacot, who compiles 1.1 rejections per contest.

Boston College Key Players to Watch

Makai Ashton-Langford puts up 12.2 points per game and is the top scorer for the Eagles.

Boston College’s leader in rebounds is T.J. Bickerstaff with 5.7 per game, and its leader in assists is Jaeden Zackery with 2.8 per game.

Mason Madsen is the top scorer from deep for the Eagles, hitting 1.2 threes per game.

Boston College’s leader in steals is Zackery (1.5 per game), and its leader in blocks is Ashton-Langford (0.7 per game).

North Carolina vs. Boston College Prediction

  • Pick ATS:

    Boston College (+11.5)

  • Pick OU:

    Over (138)

  • Prediction:
    North Carolina 76, Boston College 66
FanDuel Sportsbook

States: OH, MD, IL, KS, NY, AZ, PA, NJ, IN, CO, TN, WV, VA, IA, MI,

21+ and present in Participating states. Gambling problem? Call 1-800-GAMBLER.$200 in Bonus Bets
10x First Bet

How to Bet on North Carolina vs. Boston College

And for more CBB game previews, NCAA basketball picks or even how to bet on college basketball check out the latest NCAAB lines on Betsperts.

Latest from Bleacher Nation:

Author: Andy Molitor

Andy has been involved in sports betting on and off his entire adult life and has been creating content surrounding it for the past five years. While the NFL is his first love, he also bets hundreds of college basketball games every winter and loves sweating golf DFS during the football offseason.