Gambling911.com has your Kentucky vs. UNC betting line for Sunday’s Elite Eight showdown and a free pick.
Tip-off is scheduled for 5:05 p.m. ET on Sunday March 26th, at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, Tennessee for the only regional final featuring the top 2 seeds.
The North Carolina Tar Heels are a 2-point favorite with a total just shy of 160 as they face off against the Kentucky Wildcats for the right to go to the Final Four.
Line: North Carolina -2 Total: 159 points
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The North Carolina Tar Heels may have been the benefactor of an easy draw .
You can make a pretty strong case that Butler, despite its success against Villanova this season, was the weakest of the #4 seeds and certainly the least likely of the #4 seeds to have a good chance against the Tar Heels.
The Tar Heels haven’t played a complete game yet and they are staring down the barrel of a battle-tested Kentucky team that has effectively beaten 2 top-10 teams already to get to this point.|
The Tar Heels are obviously loaded with upside and have 30 wins on the season, but the 31st is going to be the hardest..
It definitely doesn’t get any easier for the Kentucky Wildcats. The Wildcats had a layup in the first round against Northern Kentucky, though the Norse didn’t make it as easy as it should have been.
We’ve seen the best of Kentucky on both ends of the floor in the last 2 games. A shutdown defensive performance against Wichita State got Kentucky past the toughest second-round game for any of the top teams in the field.
The Wildcats then fired on all cylinders offensively against UCLA to push right past the Bruins and into the Elite Eight.
There have been some dissenting opinions in the college basketball community about Roy Williams’s ability to coach and his in-game adjustments in recent years,
so John Calipari may have a bit of a coaching advantage in this spot. It seemed to help them against UCLA..