North Carolina vs Wagner Betting March Madness 2024 picks. Place a bet on this college basketball game now

The first game of the NCAA Tournament took place Thursday at Spectrum Center. The 16th-seeded Wagner Seahawks (17-15) played the No. 1 ranked North Carolina Tar Heels (27-7). The game starts on CBS at 2:45 PM ET. Wagner is a huge loser in this game, with odds of 24.5 points. Find out what you need to know about the West Region’s 1-16 match before you fill out your forms. There are 133.5 points in this game.

North Carolina vs Wagner Betting Odds

Here are the North Carolina vs Wagner Betting odds:

+24.5 N/A Over 133.5
NORTH CAROLINA -24.5 N/A Under 133.5

Game Time and Information

  • Date: Thursday, March 21, 2024
  • Time: 2:45 PM ET
  • TV: CBS
  • Where: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Venue: Spectrum Center

North Carolina vs Wagner Betting Insights

Here are the North Carolina vs Wagner Betting insights:

North Carolina and Wagner Betting Trends, Records Against the Spread

This season, North Carolina is 1-2 against the spread when it was ahead by at least 24.5 points.

It’s 11.8 points more than the over/under of 133.5 points per game for these two teams.

A team that plays against these two scores 1.0 points less per game (132.5) than these two teams scored in this game (133.5).

This season, North Carolina’s average total in games against other teams has been 151.7, which is 18.2 points more than this game’s total.

This season, the Seahawks have scored 7.4 points less than the over/under for most games.

The Tar Heels are 19-15-0 against the spread so far this season.

This season, the Seahawks are 16–13-2 against the spread.

North Carolina Stats & Insights

North Carolina scores 81.5 points per game, which is 22nd in college basketball, and lets opponents score 70.2 points per game, which is 119th. It beats its opponents by 11.3 points per game and has a +382 overall scoring difference.

The number of rebounds North Carolina gets each game is 41.1, which is 7.3 more than its opponents’ average of 33.8.

The Tar Heels make 35.4% of their three-point shots, which ranks them 104th in college basketball. Their opponents, on the other hand, make only 31.4% of theirs, which ranks them 129th in college basketball.

North Carolina scores 101.7 points per 100 possessions, which is 42nd in college basketball. They give up 87.7 points per 100 possessions, which is 45th.

Every time they play at home, the Tar Heels score 87.5 points. They score 71.8 points per game when they’re not at home.

Wagner Stats & Insights

Wagner beats its opponents by 1.5 points per game (63.8 points per game, which is 353rd in college basketball, and gives up 62.3 points per game, which is sixth in college basketball). It has a +48 scoring difference.

Wagner gets 36.3 rebounds per game, which is 123rd in college basketball, and gives up 35 to opponents. It gets 1.3 more boards than its opponents every game.

Wagner makes 7.2 three-pointers per game, which is 209th in college basketball. Its opponents make 6.5 per game. The other team hits 29.5% from deep, while it makes 32.6%.

Wagner is 308th in college basketball in terms of offense, getting 89.1 points per 100 possessions. On defense, they are 32nd, giving up 87 points per 100 possessions.

The Seahawks score seven more points per game at home (67.8) than they do on the road (60.8).

North Carolina Key Players to Watch

RJ Davis scores 21.4 points per game on average for the Tar Heels. He also grabs 3.8 rebounds and gives out 3.5 assists.

Armando Bacot does 10.2 rebounds per game, which is the most on the team, and Elliot Cadeau gives out 4.1 assists per game, which is also the most.

Davis makes more three-pointers than anyone else on the Tar Heels, averaging 3.1 per game.

With 1.4 steals per game, Ingram Harrison leads North Carolina. Bacot, on the other hand, has 1.4 blocks per game, which makes him the team leader.

Wagner Key Players to Watch

The Seahawks’ top scorer and rebounder is Melvin Council Jr., who scores 14.8 points and grabs 5.7 boards per game.

There are 4.4 assists per game for Javier Esquerra Trelles, which is the most for Wagner.

Julian Brown shoots threes better than anyone else on the Seahawks, making an average of two per game.

Council has the most steals and blocks in Wagner, with 1.4 per game and 0.6 per game.

North Carolina vs Wagner Betting Picks

Here are the North Carolina vs Wagner Betting picks:

  • Pick ATS: Wagner
  • Pick OU: Over

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