It’s Big Monday from NCAA college basketball on February 17th and in the first game of the doubleheader its ACC action on the schedule. The red hot North Carolina Tar Heels will hit the road to face the Florida St Seminoles. The Tar Heels and Seminoles get things started from Florida St at 7PM Eastern Time and you can catch all of the action live over ESPN TV. Check out the NBA wagering odds posted at Top Bet sportsbook.
A check off the college basketball odds from this game and we find the road side North Carolina Tar Heels favored by -1 with an over under line set at 143 points. Those who bet North Carolina on the money line will lay -115 odds with the return on the Florida St Seminoles at -105 odds.
The North Carolina Tar Heels have had good success against the Florida St Seminoles in recent meetings They have won four straight game and covered the spread four straight times including the past two as sizable underdogs. Last year they went into Florida St and came away with a 77-72 road victory catching +3 points. The Tar Heels are in good recent form as the team has won six straight and in those six wins the club covered the point spread in every game. What we have seen from North Carolina during their improvement cycle has been the scoring increase. They come off a victory on Saturday at home to a pretty good Pittsburgh team and were able to tally up 75 points in their four point win. They were able to shoot for 44% against the stout defense of the Panthers and were able to make nearly 43% of their three point attempts in the win. James Michael McAdoo has stepped up his game as he scores 24 points in the win against Pittsburgh and a week prior at Notre Dame the forward was able to score 18 points in a win at Notre Dame. Florida St has not played good basketball of late. The team has dropped five of their past seven games and in that spell were home losses to bad road teams in Clemson and Miami. They dropped a 77-73 home decision in their last home game to the Hurricanes.
With our college basketball pick on Monday we will play on the North Carolina Tar Heels -1 point at the best online sportsbooks.