Spartans vs. Tar Heels Free Pick

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Tyrone Black
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Apr/05/2009 presents its Spartans vs. Tar Heels free pick and for us it's a no-brainer.  Go with North Carolina as the -7 favorite at SBG Global

Over the last three games in this series since 2005, the Tar Heels have destroyed the Spartans by no less than 16 points.

North Carolina is 8-0 ATS in their last 8 NCAA Tournament games as a favorite of 7.0 to 12.5.

They are 37-14 ATS in their last 51 non-conference games.

North Carolina is 13-1 over the last two seasons in non-conference road games outright and 19-4 Against The Spread.

Against The Spread in all non-conference games over the last two seasons, North Carolina is 26-8.

Also note that the Tar Heels are 9-1 in the first half in all NCAA Tournament games the last two seasons.

"This is practically like taking candy from a baby," joked Don Shapiro of

But stats don't always work out despite how good they might be. 

As G911 pointed out this past weekend, past trends heavily favored Villanova to at least cover the 7 point spread against North Carolina.

Tyrone Black,


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