ACC foes square off when the Syracuse Orange (15-9, 6-7 ACC) host the No. 3 North Carolina Tar Heels (19-5, 11-2 ACC) at JMA Wireless Dome, starting at 7:00 PM ET on Tuesday, February 13, 2024. Below, we breakdown the Syracuse vs. North Carolina odds and lines around this matchup.

The meeting between the Orange and the Tar Heels currently does not have a line set.

Syracuse’s record against the spread so far this season is 9-14-1, while North Carolina’s is 14-10-0. The Orange have gone over the point total in 12 games, while Tar Heels games have gone over 12 times. Syracuse is 3-6-1 against the spread and 5-5 overall in its last 10 contests, while North Carolina has gone 6-4 against the spread and 8-2 overall.

As college hoops play continues, get ready for the contest with everything you need to know ahead of Tuesday’s game.


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How to watch Syracuse vs. North Carolina

  • Game Day: Tuesday, February 13, 2024
  • Game Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN

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Syracuse vs. North Carolina prediction

North Carolina 79, Syracuse 72

Against the spread

  • Syracuse has won nine games against the spread this season, while failing to cover or pushing 15 times.
  • North Carolina is 14-10-0 ATS this season.
  • The Orange record 5.2 more points per game (75.6) than the Tar Heels allow (70.4).
  • Syracuse is 7-6-1 against the spread and 13-1 overall when scoring more than 70.4 points.
  • When North Carolina gives up fewer than 75.6 points, it is 12-6 against the spread and 17-1 overall.
  • The Tar Heels’ 82.5 points per game are 8.0 more points than the 74.5 the Orange give up to opponents.
  • North Carolina has put together an 11-9 ATS record and a 16-4 overall record in games it scores more than 74.5 points.
  • Syracuse has an ATS record of 9-8-1 and a 14-4 record overall when its opponents score fewer than 82.5 points.

Players to watch


  • Maliq Brown registers a team-best 6.8 rebounds per contest. In addition, he’s putting up 9.2 points and 1.3 assists, shooting 69.3% from the field (second in the nation).
  • JJ Starling puts up 13.2 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.9 assists per contest, shooting 45.6% from the field and 31.4% from beyond the arc with 1.3 made 3-pointers per contest.

North Carolina

  • RJ Davis is the Tar Heels’ top scorer (21.5 points per game), and he delivers 3.5 assists and 3.8 rebounds. His scoring average ranks him eighth in college basketball.
  • Armando Bacot is the Tar Heels’ top rebounder (10.3 per game), and he contributes 14.2 points and 1.5 assists.
  • Ingram Harrison is averaging 12.5 points, 8.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game, making 44.0% of his shots from the floor and 42.2% from beyond the arc, with 1.9 triples per game.