The North Carolina Tar Heels (15-3, 7-0 ACC) will aim to continue an eight-game winning run when they host the Wake Forest Demon Deacons (13-5, 5-2 ACC) on Monday at 7 PM ET at the Dean Smith Center. Viewers can tune into ESPN to catch the anticipated ACC clash. With North Carolina sports betting now legal, there is added interest around the storied program. Bettors in North Carolina have access to popular North Carolina betting apps like BetMGM. Taking advantage of compelling North Carolina sportsbook promos like the BetMGM North Carolina bonus code gives fans more skin in the game.

North Carolina sits as 7.5-point favorites with the total set at 155.5 at BetMGM sportsbook. Wake Forest is fetching 280 on the moneyline compared to UNC’s -360 price in this ACC showdown. Bettors looking to place wagers on the Tar Heels to cover at home versus Wake can access competitive odds and markets with ease using North Carolina online sportsbooks.

The Tar Heels have been an interesting betting team to follow this season. North Carolina is 11-7 against the spread but has also seen 10 of its 18 games eclipse posted totals. The Demon Deacons have been strong from an ATS perspective with a 10-8 record. However, Wake is equally as over-friendly with 11 overs through 18 contests.

Despite three early losses, North Carolina finds itself with the sixth-shortest odds to cut down the nets as college basketball national champions. Sportsbooks positioned UNC at +2200 prior to the season but the team’s robust play has forced oddsmakers to trim that number all the way down to +1500. Ranked inside the top 10, North Carolina’s chances to capture its seventh NCAA Tournament title sit at approx. 6.2% per futures pricing.

While unlikely to make serious noise come March Madness, Wake Forest has outperformed preseason expectations. The Demon Deacons have produced the 21st-biggest adjustment in futures odds to win it all. Seen as 250/1 long shots in the preseason, Wake now sits between 150/1 and 200/1 at sportsbooks. Though a championship remains highly improbable, bettors and fans can appreciate the team’s marked improvement.

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✅ Fact Checked on January 23, 2024 by Ken Weaver