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North Carolina vs. Duke odds, line: Advanced model reveals picks, best bets for 2022 NCAA Tournament Final Four Matchup

SportsLine's projection model generated selections for Saturday's 2022 NCAA Tournament matchup between the North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Duke Blue Devils
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The No. 8 seed North Carolina Tar Heels (28-9) and the No. 2 seed Duke Blue Devils (32-6) will square off in the Final Four of the 2022 NCAA Tournament on Saturday evening at 8:49 p.m. ET. Duke is favored by four points at Caesars Sportsbook, while the Over-Under is set at 153 (see up-to-date odds for every game this week on our college basketball odds page). 

Before making any North Carolina vs. Duke picks, you NEED to check out the college basketball predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model. 

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every Division I college basketball game 10,000 times. Over the past five-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated an impressive profit of over $1,200 for $100 players on its top-rated college basketball picks against the spread. Anyone who has followed it has seen HUGE returns.

The model knows Duke freshman forward Paolo Banchero is leading the way with 17.7 points, 7.7 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game. Banchero is an athletic and versatile piece. The Washington native can handle the rock but also has the ability to create his own shot. He has a smooth jumper and is fearless when driving down the lane. In his last outing, Banchero had 16 points, seven rebounds and three assists. 

The model also knows North Carolina forward Armando Bacot plays with great strength and is a force on the glass. Bacot is averaging 16.5 points and 12.8 rebounds, while shooting 59 percent from the floor. The Virginia native leads the nation in double-doubles (28) and that hasn't slowed down in the tournament. In his last game, Bacot produced 20 points and 22 rebounds. 

Now, it has set its sights on North Carolina vs. Duke. We can tell you the model is leaning Under the total, and it also says one side of the spread has hits in well over 50 percent of simulations! You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before locking in any college basketball picks.

Who wins North Carolina vs. Duke? And which side of the spread hits in well over 50 percent of simulations? ... Join SportsLine right now to find out which side of North Carolina vs. Duke spread you should be all over Saturday, all from the model on a roll on college basketball picks!

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