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Thursday College Basketball Betting Previews: Texas-North Carolina, UCLA-Michigan State

Nov 22, 2018 10:35 AM EST

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports. Pictured: Michigan State Spartans coach Tom Izzo

  • Eli Hershkovich breaks down a solid slate of Thanksgiving college basketball games.
  • See where the value lies in tonight's Texas-North Carolina and UCLA-Michigan State matchups.

The NFL normally dominates families’ televisions on Turkey Day, but don’t discount college basketball Thursday night.

Three top 25 programs take the floor in the Las Vegas Invitational semifinals, with No. 7/6 North Carolina facing Texas before No. 11 Michigan State takes on No. 17 UCLA in the night cap.

Which teams present more value? Let’s probe through this Thanksgiving feast.

>> All odds as of 7:30 a.m. ET. Download The Action Network App to get real-time college basketball odds and track your bets

Betting odds: Texas-North Carolina

  • Spread: North Carolina -7
  • Over/under: 153.5
  • Time: 7:30 p.m. ET
  • TV: FS1

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