College Basketball Odds & Pick for North Carolina vs. Clemson: How Sharps Are Betting This ACC Spread (Tuesday, Feb. 2)

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College Basketball Odds: North Carolina vs. Clemson

UNC Odds -2.5
Clemson Odds +2.5
Over/Under 134.5
PRO Projection Pick’em
Time 7 p.m. ET
TV ACCN
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Clemson basketball is in a bit of a tough stretch, some might say. The Tigers have lost four of their past five, with all four losses coming by at least 18 points.

Things won’t get too much easier tonight when they host North Carolina, but there may be (or have been) some reason for bettors to believe in Clemson tonight.

Our PRO Report breaks down the indicators of betting value below.

Note: Odds, data as of 11:30 p.m. ET.


College Basketball Pick: North Carolina vs. Clemson

Sharp Action

Generally speaking, seeing a team move from +1.5 to +2.5 doesn’t inspire the thought of sharp action (if anything, it would perhaps suggest some on the other side). But comparing opening lines to current ones can be a misleading strategy.

In this case, that’s because sharps didn’t hit Clemson until after this line had already moved considerably.

The Tigers reached as high as +4 late Monday night and into Tuesday morning, and that’s when Action Labs’ Bet Signals started showing flashes of professional action. Three such signals, to be exact, have been triggered on Clemson since then, revealing three instances of market-wide line movement caused specifically by sharp action.

Sharp Action edge: Clemson

Model Projections

If our college basketball betting model is any indication, it’s clear why sharps were so happy to take the points with the Tigers. It pegs the true spread at a pick’em in this game, giving plenty of value to the 4-point spread, and even still some at the current line of +2.5.

Model Projections edge: Clemson

Top Experts

Our college hoops experts are in agreement with the sharps and model, having taken the Tigers at the high-water mark of +4.

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Top Experts edge: Clemson

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