The Duke Blue Devils (32-6, 16-4 ACC) and North Carolina Tar Heels (28-9, 15-5 ACC) take the court in the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday with a chance to play in the championship game on the line. Bookmakers have installed Duke as 4.5-point favorites for the contest, at which begins at 8:49 PM (airing on TBS).
Game Info and Betting Lines for Duke vs. North Carolina
Game Day: Saturday, April 2, 2022
Game Time: 8:49 PM ET
TV Channel: TBS
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Arena: Caesars Superdome
Spread: Duke -4
Moneyline: Duke -200, North Carolina +165
Duke Betting Stats and Info
The Blue Devils have won 32 of the 38 games they were the moneyline favorite this season (84.2%).
Duke has gone 29-5 in games it has played as a moneyline favorite with odds of -204 or shorter (85.3%).
Against the spread (ATS), Duke is 22-17-1 this year.
As 4.5-point favorites or more, the Blue Devils are 17-16-1 against the spread.
Duke has played 38 games this season, and 23 of them have hit the over.
The average point total in Blue Devils games this season is 5.5 less points than the over/under of 151 in this matchup.
North Carolina Betting Stats and Info
This season, the Tar Heels have won six out of the 11 games, or 54.5%, in which they've been the underdog.
North Carolina is 3-1 this season when entering a game as the underdog by +167 or more on the moneyline.
North Carolina has 22 wins against the spread in 37 games this year.
The Tar Heels have been underdogs by 4.5 points or more five times this year and are 4-1 ATS in those matchups.
North Carolina's games this year have gone over the point total 22 times in 39 opportunities (56.4%).
Tar Heels games this year have averaged a total of 147.1 points, 3.9 less than the point total in this matchup.
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Duke Blue Devils
Paolo Banchero posts 17.1 points and 7.8 rebounds per contest -- both team highs. He is also averaging 3.2 assists, shooting 47.8% from the floor and 33.3% from beyond the arc with 1.1 made 3-pointers per game.
Wendell Moore paces the Blue Devils at 4.4 assists per contest, while also putting up 5.2 rebounds and 13.5 points.
Mark Williams averages 11.3 points, 7.5 rebounds and 0.9 assists per contest. Defensively, he delivers 0.5 steals and 2.9 blocked shots (seventh in college basketball).
North Carolina Tar Heels
Armando Bacot is the Tar Heels' top scorer (16.5 points per game) and rebounder (12.8, third in college basketball), and posts 1.5 assists.
Brady Manek is putting up 15.2 points, 6 rebounds and 1.9 assists per contest, making 49.5% of his shots from the field and 39.8% from 3-point range, with 2.5 treys per game.
Caleb Love tops the Tar Heels in assists (3.7 per game), and posts 15.7 points and 3.4 rebounds. He also delivers 1 steal and 0.2 blocked shots.