Context

One of college basketball’s fiercest rivalries resumes tonight when No. 18 Duke hosts No. 8 North Carolina. The Tar Heels are 21-4 and sit atop the ACC standings. The Blue Devils, the preseason favorites to cut down the nets in Phoenix, are looking to hit the reset button with a win after a rocky start to the season.

Which squad will emerge victorious, Carolina or Duke?

The preseason expectations for the Dukies were sky-high. However, injuries to star freshmen, Coach K’s back surgery and Grayson Allen’s tripping led to inconsistent play. No more excuses, the team is at full strength just in time for the Duke-UNC rivalry. The Pro System for this matchup is simple; take winning home teams in big conference games. The play for this game is on the Duke money-line.

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Our Pick

Duke has won 11 of the last 15 games against North Carolina. This will be Coach K’s second game back after having back surgery, the team is 14-2 with him on the sideline and allowing just 63.4 points per game. Bet the Blue Devils on the money-line.


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