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ACC Tournament: Final game North Carolina favorite

ACC Tournament: Final game North Carolina favorite On Sunday is the ACC Tournament final game which will match the college basketball teams of Clemson Tigers and North Carolina Tar Heels. And it's hardly a surprise that the No.1 seed North Carolina are the big favorite to win the ACC Championship today, after beating Virginia Tech on Saturday 66-68. At the online sportsbook BodogLife the odds on North Carolina to win the ACC Tournament Final are sitting at -260, while Clemson, winning the semifinal Saturday against Duke 78-74, is the underdog with odds to become the ACC Champion at +220. The point spread on the Clemson vs. North Carolina game is posted at -5.5 points chalk the Tar Heels with the total expected at 154 points.

 Betting trends show that Clemson is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games, but the Tigers are just 2-5 against the spread in their last 7 games when playing North Carolina. Meanwhile North Carolina has won 5 of the last 5 games, as well as UNC has won all five of the last five games against Clemson. Add the fact that North Carolina is the second highest scoring team in the league at 88.8 points per game and leads the league in rebounds at 40.6 and the picture is clear. For the ACC Tournament final UNC will play without guard Bobby Frasor, who is out for the season with knee injury, while Clemson's Cliff Hammonds is still reported as day-to-day with wrist injury. The ACC Tournament starts at 1:00pm EST from Charlotte Bobcats Arena, NC.

 Published on 03/16/2008

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