North Carolina Tar Heel vs Virginia Cavaliers 1/10/23 NCAA Basketball Analysis, Prediction and Odds

North Carolina Tar Heel vs Virginia Cavaliers 1/10/23 – On Saturday, the Tar Heels won a decisive victory at home against Notre Dame. In their previous match, the Cavaliers won a home win against Syracuse. In both of their previous meetings, North Carolina defeated Virginia. However, the Virginia Cavaliers will achieve the victory in accordance with the best NCAA basketball predictions.

North Carolina Tar Heel vs Virginia Cavaliers 

Date & Time: Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at 9:00 PM ET

Location: John Paul Jones Arena

North Carolina Tar Heel vs Virginia Cavaliers  Betting Odds

North Carolina

Moneyline: +170

Spread: +5 (-110)

Total: 137 over (-110)

Virginia

Moneyline: -185

Spread: -5 (-110)

Total: 137 under (-110)

North Carolina Tar Heel vs Virginia Cavaliers Analysis

The North Carolina Tar Heels have climbed above the .500 mark in ACC play. After three ACC games, they were ranked 1-2. However, they beat Wake Forest by an 88-79 score. They also beat Notre Dame by 12 points on Saturday. This makes them 3-2 in ACC play. Despite being inconsistent, North Carolina has won six of seven of their seven previous games. In only one of their four previous games, the Tar Heels have covered the spread.

The Tar Heels rank 21st in DI according to Ken Pomeroy’s ratings. They also remain out of the AP Top 25 this week. Surprisingly, they are 0-3 in three of their true road games, including a loss against Virginia Tech. North Carolina has scored more than 80 points in five of their six last clashes. They are currently averaging 81.4 points per season, which is good for 24th. They concede an average 74.3 points per game, which places them 313th.

The Virginia Cavaliers seek their fourth ACC win of the season. It has been a fascinating conference slate. Virginia lost to Miami FL and beat Georgia Tech. Georgia Tech lost to Pittsburgh last Wednesday. On Saturday, Syracuse won a dominant 73-66 win at home to move up to 3-2 in ACC play. They were 11.5 points favorites to win the victory. This season, the Cavaliers have won several important games including beating Illinois and Michigan. They were able to cover the spread in just four games this year.

The Cavaliers rank 14th in Ken Pomeroy’s ratings. They also dropped two places to #13 in this week’s edition of AP Top 25. Virginia is 7-1 at-home with Houston being the only home loss. They rank 224th in the league with an average score of 70 points per game. They have allowed 68 points or less in five consecutive games and limit opponents to 59.6 points, ranking them 15th.

North Carolina Tar Heel vs Virginia Cavaliers Against the Spread

North Carolina are 5-11 ATS in their last 16 games. The total has gone OVER in 6 of North Carolina’s last 6 games. North Carolina are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games. North Carolina are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 games against Virginia. North Carolina are 2-7 SU in their last 9 games against Virginia. The total has gone OVER in 4 of North Carolina’s last 5 games on the road.

Virginia are 1-9 ATS in their last 10 games. The total has gone OVER in 4 of Virginia’s last 6 games. Virginia are 11-3 SU in their last 14 games. The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Virginia’s last 6 games against North Carolina. Virginia are 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games at home. Virginia are 9-0 ATS in their last 9 games when playing at home against North Carolina.

North Carolina Tar Heel vs Virginia Cavaliers Free Pick

In their three road games, the North Carolina Tar Heels have not covered the spread and are unfavorable as per the expert college basketball betting picks. They lost all three of their road games against VT, Indiana, and Pittsburgh. After beating Syracuse on Saturday, Virginia has won three of the last four games.

Free Pick: Virginia Cavaliers -5