North Carolina vs. Saint Peter’s NCAA Tournament Elite Eight Betting Picks and Predictions

by | Mar 26, 2022

North Carolina vs. Saint Peter’s Betting Picks & Predictions

The No. 8 North Carolina Tar Heels (27-9) and the No. 15 Saint Peter’s Peacocks (22-11) will compete for a spot in the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday. North Carolina is favored by 8.5 points in the East Regional Region bracket final, which begins at 5:05 PM on CBS.

North Carolina vs. Saint Peter’s Betting Line

North Carolina vs Saint Peter’s Betting Information
Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
North Carolina -8.5 137 -118 -110 -400 290

North Carolina vs. Saint Peter’s Game Info

  • Game Day: Sunday, March 27, 2022
  • Game Time: 5:05 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS
  • Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Computer Predictions for North Carolina vs. Saint Peter’s

Computer picks for Tar Heels vs Peacocks
ATS Over/Under Score Prediction
North Carolina (-8.5) Over (137) Saint Peter’s 74 North Carolina 66

North Carolina vs. Saint Peter’s Betting Trends

  • North Carolina is 21-16-1 against the spread this year.
  • The Tar Heels have been favored by 8.5 points or more 13 times this season and are 5-8 ATS in those matchups.
  • North Carolina’s games this year have gone over the point total 22 times in 38 opportunities (57.9%).
  • North Carolina Leaders

  • The Tar Heels points and rebounds leader is Armando Bacot. He averages 16.4 points per game and pulls down 12.5 rebounds.
  • Caleb Love paces the team with 3.7 assists per game.
  • Brady Manek is the top three-point shooter for the Tar Heels, hitting 2.4 per game.
  • Love leads the team with one steal per game. Bacot collects 1.7 blocks a game to pace North Carolina.
  • North Carolina Season Stats

    Stat Rank
    Field Goal % 45.3 104
    Opp. Field Goal % 42.9 158
    Rebounds Per Game 37.4 7
    Opp. Rebounds Per Game 29.7 73
    Turnovers Per Game 11.4 232
    Opp. Turnovers Per Game 9.6 13

    Saint Peter’s vs. North Carolina Betting Trends

  • Saint Peter’s is 10-4-0 against the spread this year.
  • The Peacocks have an ATS record of 4-1 as 8.5-point underdogs or greater.
  • Out of 33 Saint Peter’s games so far this year, six have hit the over.
  • Saint Peter’s Leaders

  • Daryl Banks III owns the Peacocks top spot in scoring with 11.5 points per game and also tacks on 2.6 rebounds and 1.4 assists per contest.
  • The Saint Peter’s leaders in rebounds and assists are Fousseyni Drame (6.4 rebounds per game) and Matthew Lee (three assists per game).
  • Banks is tops from three-point range for the Peacocks, hitting 1.6 treys per game.
  • KC Ndefo is a defensive force for Saint Peter’s, leading the team in both steals (1.2 per game) and blocks (2.7 per game).
  • Saint Peter’s Season Stats

    Stat Rank
    Field Goal % 43.2 232
    Opp. Field Goal % 38.5 6
    Rebounds Per Game 33.2 108
    Opp. Rebounds Per Game 29.8 83
    Turnovers Per Game 12.8 94
    Opp. Turnovers Per Game 13 252

    Betting Tips for North Carolina vs. Saint Peter’s

    The North Carolina (-8.5) is our best bet after digging through all of the key stats and trends for this matchup. Our computer predicts the scoring will finish over the total of 137 points, with a final score of North Carolina 74, Saint Peter’s 66.

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