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North Carolina vs. Rhode Island NIT Semi-Final Odds

Written by:
Johnny Detroit
Published on:
Mar/30/2010
North Carolina vs. Rhode Island NIT Semi-Final Odds

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The North Carolina Tar Heels and the Rhode Island Rams square off in the 2nd NIT Semi-Final tonight at Madison Square Garden. Rhode Island is a 1 point favorite, with a total of 150.5 points tonight. ESPN 2 will televise the game at 9:00 EDT.

Rhode Island is starting to resemble the team that started the season 19-3 SU. Despite losing 6 of their last 10 games SU of the regular season, the Rams find themselves 1 game away from playing for the NIT Championship. Rhode Island is very familiar with the ACC conference, as they've gone 2-0 SU against Boston College and Virginia Tech. The Rams are averaging nearly 80 PPG during the NIT tournament thus far. 3 different Rams players average double figures in PTS this season, led by G Keith Cochran. Cochran averages a team high 14.1 PPG this season. F Delroy James averages 13.2 PPG and 5.2 RPG this season, and recently scored a career high 34 PTS against Nevada. Rhode Island will be looking to push the pace today and play a full court game for the maximum 40 minutes tonight. Rhode Island is 26-9 SU and 14-17-1 ATS overall this season. The Rams are 11-7 SU and 10-7-1 ATS away from home this season, including 2-1 SU in neutral court

games. Rhode Island is 7-9 ATS as a single digit favorite this season. The Rams have struggled with extended breaks between games, going 0-2 ATS with more than 5 days off this season.

The Rams are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 non-conference games. The under is 7-0 in the Rams last 7 neutral site games. The Rams have a clean injury report, with no major injuries on their roster.

North Carolina is easily playing their best basketball of the season right now. North Carolina has a chance to win 20 games SU for the 6th consecutive season, no small feat considering just a few weeks ago they were staring a losing season right in their faces. The Tar Heels are 19-16 SU and 12-21 ATS overall this season. North Carolina is 5-11 SU and 6-10 ATS away from home this season, including 1-3 SU in neutral court settings. North Carolina is 4-10 ATS as the listed underdog this season, including SU wins in each of their past 2 games as the underdog in the NIT. The Tar Heels are 7-9 ATS in non-conference games this season. North Carolina has yet to win 3 consecutive games ATS this season, and they will have that opportunity tonight. PG Larry Drew is growing up in this NIT tournament, as his decision making has improved dramatically. Drew has had 12 more assists than turnovers in his past 2 games. Another Freshman, F John Henson has averaged 11.7

PPG and 7 RPG during the NIT. F Deon Thompson has averaged 14 PPG and 8.3 RPG over his past 3 games to show his Senior leadership to his young Tar Heels teammates.   

North Carolina is 7-3 ATS in their last 10 neutral site games. The under is 4-1 in the Tar Heels last 5 games as the listed underdog. Forwards Ed Davis and David Wear are both out for the season for the Tar Heels.

Pregame.com projects the final score to be 79-70 in favor of the Rhode Island Rams. Rhode Island -1 is the Play of the Day!

Johnny Detroit, Gambling911.com 

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