North Carolina Tar Heels Odds: UNC College Basketball Futures

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Key Takeaways:

  • πŸ€ No. 10 UNC Tar Heels (20-6) has +1800 odds to win the NCAA Men's Basketball National Championship.
  • πŸ€ Those are the sixth-shortest odds at DraftKings.
  • πŸ€ Their odds of making the Final Four are +400.

With college basketball betting in North Carolina available soon online, North Carolina Tar Heels basketball fans will soon have the ability to wager on their favorite team in brand new ways. 

BetCarolina.com will be following the latest UNC odds for basketball, including ACC conference odds, March Madness odds, and more.

Latest UNC Odds: NCAA Basketball Futures

Now that college basketball season is here, sportsbooks will offer comprehensive options from North Carolina's spread bets to total lines to parlays. 

These are the current listed futures odds* for the University of North Carolina Tar Heels basketball:

πŸ€ UNC Basketball National Champ. Odds+1800
πŸ€ UNC Basketball Odds to Make Final Four+400
πŸ€ UNC Basketball ACC Champ. Odds-280
βœ… Last Verified:February 23, 2024

*For anyone in-state, there are no North Carolina sports betting promo codes bettors can use yet, as online betting won't go live until March 11. You must be in a legal state to place a mobile wager, such as Tennessee, Virginia or Kentucky.

2023-2024 UNC Basketball: Schedule, Odds, Preview

Here is the North Carolina Tar Heels basketball schedule so far.

OpponentResult
πŸ“… Radford (Nov. 6)βœ… W, 86-70
πŸ“… Lehigh (Nov. 12)βœ… W, 90-68
πŸ“… UC Riverside (Nov. 17)βœ… W, 77-52
πŸ“… Northern Iowa (Nov. 22)βœ… W, 91-69
πŸ“… Villanova (Nov. 23)❌ L, 83-81 OT
πŸ“… Arkansas (Nov. 24)βœ… W, 87-72
πŸ“… Tennessee (Nov. 29)βœ… W, 100-92
πŸ“… Florida State (Dec. 2)βœ… W, 78-70
πŸ“… UConn (Dec. 5)❌ L, 87-76
πŸ“… Kentucky (Dec. 16)❌ L, 87-83
πŸ“… Oklahoma (Dec. 20)βœ… W, 81-69
πŸ“… Charleston So. (Dec. 29)βœ… W, 105-60
πŸ“… Pittsburgh (Jan. 2)βœ… W, 70-57
πŸ“… Clemson (Jan. 6)βœ… W, 65-55
πŸ“… NC State (Jan. 10)βœ… W, 67-54
πŸ“… Syracuse (Jan. 13)βœ… W, 103-67
πŸ“… Louisville (Jan. 17)βœ… W, 86-70
πŸ“… Boston College (Jan. 20)βœ… W, 76-66
πŸ“… Wake Forest (Jan. 22)βœ… W, 85-64
πŸ“… Florida State (Jan. 27)βœ… W, 75-68
πŸ“… Georgia Tech (Jan. 30)❌ L, 74-73
πŸ“… Duke (Feb. 3)βœ… W, 93-84
πŸ“… Clemson (Feb. 6)❌ L, 80-76
πŸ“… Miami (Feb. 10)βœ… W, 75-72
πŸ“… Syracuse (Feb. 13)❌ L, 86-79
πŸ“… Virginia Tech (Feb. 17)βœ… W, 96-81
πŸ“… Virginia (Feb. 24)TBD
πŸ“… Miami (Feb. 26)TBD
πŸ“… NC State (March 2)TBD
πŸ“… Notre Dame (March 5)TBD
πŸ“… Duke (March 9)TBD

2023-2024 UNC Basketball Season Outlook

UNC is ranked No. 10 in the country and is currently at the top of the ACC Standings. UNC's odds to win the College Basketball National Championship are +1800, which ranks as the sixth-shortest. 

North Carolina's basketball roster went through significant changes in the offseason, with only four scholarship players from last year still on the team. Second- and third-leading scorers RJ Davis and Armando Bacot return but their supporting cast will consist of a group of transfers and young players. 

The Tar Heels added Stanford’s Harrison Ingram, Notre Dame’s Cormac Ryan, Brown’s Paxson Wojcik, Louisville’s Jae’lyn Withers and West Virginia’s James Okonkwo from the portal and signed 5-star prospect Elliot Cadeau and 4-star prospect Zayden High out of high school.

UNC vs. Duke Basketball Preview

UNC and Duke will face off two times in the regular season: Feb. 3 and March 9. It's always possible that these two teams will meet in the NCAA Tournament in March, as they did in the 2022 Final Four.

The Blue Devils convinced 5-star freshmen Kyle Filipowski, Tyrese Proctor and Mark Mitchell to stay in school for their sophomore seasons alongside rising senior Jeremy Roach and the incoming No. 2 overall high school recruiting class, per 247Sports.

Duke is ranked No. 8 in the latest AP Poll after starting 20-5, and Duke basketball odds to win the National Championship this year are +2500. 

We're tracking Duke vs UNC odds for February's game and analyzing what the Tar Heels need to do to win.

Their rivalry began in 1920 and has featured 260 meetings, 143 of which were won by Carolina, although Duke swept the two matchups last season. 

Where Can I Bet on UNC Basketball Odds?

The only place you can legally bet in state is at one of three retail North Carolina casino sportsbooks:

 If you are in a legal sports betting state, you will be able to place wagers with most popular sportsbooks, such as BetMGM, FanDuel and more. 

North Carolina sports betting apps will go live on March 11, just in time for the ACC Tournament and March Madness.

2022-2023 UNC Basketball Season Recap

Last season will go down as one of the most disappointing seasons in North Carolina basketball history. 

Coming off a national championship game appearance in 2022 with four starters returning, the Tar Heels entered last year as the No. 1 team in the preseason AP Poll but failed to find their footing, winning only one game against a top-40 opponent and going just 20-13 overall

This snapped their streak of 11 straight NCAA Tournament appearances and resulted in them becoming the first preseason No. 1 team in the expanded tournament era to miss the tournament altogether.

πŸ“Š MORE: Current Odds To Win March Madness

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Josh Markowitz is a freelance writer for BetCarolina.com. He is a lifelong sports fan with an emphasis on college basketball, football, baseball and the scouting/evaluation process. A graduate of Elon University's School of Communications, Josh also has experience in television production.

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