Baylor Vs North Carolina

Baylor Vs North Carolina: NCAA Tournament Second Round Betting Lines, Odds And Trends – March 19, 2022

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THE LINES

The No. 1 seed Baylor Bears (27-6) will try to secure a place in the Sweet 16 in an NCAA Tournament second round matchup against the No. 8 seed North Carolina Tar Heels (25-9) on Saturday at , tipping off at TBA. Keep reading to find betting insights and statistics to help place a wager on the Bears’ (-236 to win on the moneyline) matchup versus the Tar Heels (+193).

Baylor Offense Vs. North Carolina Defense

Baylor Offense Stats (Rank) North Carolina Defense
76.8 (43) Points/Gm 71.5 (246)
67.6 (193) Possessions/Game 70.1 (243)
46.6 (46) Field Goal % 43.1 (176)
34.7 (118) 3PT % 34.6 (242)
53.2 (59) Effective FG % 49.5 (176)
56.1 (73) True Shooting % 52.4 (173)

North Carolina Offense Vs. Baylor Defense

North Carolina Offense Stats (Rank) Baylor Defense
78 (31) Points/Gm 63.2 (31)
69.9 (97) Possessions/Game 67.8 (126)
45.3 (106) Field Goal % 42.4 (133)
36.2 (55) 3PT % 29.8 (21)
52.2 (92) Effective FG % 47.7 (92)
56.3 (67) True Shooting % 50.5 (75)

Baylor Betting Insights

  • Baylor has compiled a 17-16-1 ATS record so far this year.
  • When playing as at least 5.5-point favorites this season, the Bears have an ATS record of 12-12-1.
  • Baylor and its opponents have combined to hit the over 18 out of 34 times this season.
  • In 10 of 34 games this season, Baylor and its opponents have combined to score more than 149 points.
  • Bears outings this year have an average point total of 138.5, 10.5 fewer points than this game’s over/under.

North Carolina Betting Insights

  • North Carolina has compiled a 17-16-1 record against the spread this year.
  • The Tar Heels have been an underdog by 5.5 points or more two times this year, and covered the spread in one of those contests.
  • North Carolina and its opponents have combined to hit the over 20 out of 34 times this season.
  • North Carolina’s games this season have had a combined scoring total higher than 149 points in 19 of 34 outings.
  • The average total for Tar Heels games this season is 147.7 points, 1.3 fewer points than this game’s over/under.

Baylor Key Players

  • James Akinjo leads the Bears in scoring (13.3 points per game) and assists (5.8 assists per game).
  • Baylor is led in rebounds by Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua’s 6.8 per game.
  • Adam Flagler is the top three-point shooter for the Bears, hitting 2.4 per game.
  • Baylor’s steals leader is Akinjo, who collects two per game. Flo Thamba leads the team averaging one block a game.

North Carolina Key Players

  • Armando Bacot has the top Tar Heels spot in two categories: scoring (16.5 points per game) and rebounding (12.4 rebounds per game).
  • Caleb Love puts in work giving out assists and is North Carolina’s assist leader with 3.7 per game.
  • Brady Manek is tops from three-point range for the Tar Heels, hitting 2.4 treys per game.
  • North Carolina’s Love has the top spot on the team’s steals leaderboard with 1.1 per game and Bacot is first in blocks with 1.6 per game.
Author: Lucy Green