Last Updated Nov 30, 2022, 7:56 PM

Wednesday's ACC-Big Ten Challenge Picks, Predictions, Odds

The ACC/Big Ten Challenge takes center stage on Wednesday Nov. 30 and we'll be focusing on two of the games, which includes a headliner between No. 18 North Carolina and No. 10 Indiana. Let’s see if we can pull enough information from these early-season results to locate an opportunity, or two, for cashing some tickets.

Wednesday, Nov. 30

No. 25 Ohio State at No. 17 Duke
No. 18 North Carolina at No. 16 Indiana

Ohio State vs. Duke

  • Venue: Cameron Indoor Stadium
  • Location: Durham, North Carolina
  • TV-Time: ESPN, 7:15 p.m. ET
  • Matchup
  • Expert Picks

Ohio State broke into the national rankings with wins over Cincinnati and Texas Tech in the Maui Jim Invitational. The total went OVER in two of the three game at Maui, HI. Duke slid down the national rankings to No. 17 with a loss to Purdue 75-56 this past Sunday. The Blue Devils are 1-3 ATS in their last four games.   

The Buckeyes’ forward Justice Sueing had 33 points and eight rebounds in the game against Texas Tech. Freshman forward Brice Sensabaugh added 10 points in the game. Duke’s center Kyle Fillpowski put up 15.4 points and 9.4 rebounds in the early season. Guard Jeremy Roach scored 12.9 points and shot 42.4% in the first eight games.

Ohio State is 3-7 SU in its last 10 games against the ACC and 1-5 ATS in its last six games played on a Wednesday. Duke are 6-1 SU in its last seven home games and the total stayed UNDER in six of the Blue Devils’ seven games in November.

Score Prediction: Duke 74, Ohio State 66
Best Bet: Duke

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North Carolina will be looking to bounce back on Wednesday after a loss to Alabama. (Getty)

North Carolina vs. Indiana

  • Venue: Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall
  • Location: Bloomington, Indiana
  • TV-Time: ESPN, 9:15 p.m. ET
  • Matchup
  • Expert Picks

North Carolina went from No. 1 to No. 18 with its loss to Alabama 103-101 in overtime in the Phil Knight Invitational and the total definitely went OVER the 154.5-point line. Indiana has managed to score more than 80 points in its perfect 6-0 SU start this season. The total has gone OVER in four of the six games.

The Tar Heels’ guard Caleb Love has averaged 20 points and forward Armando Bacot has 11.3 rebounds in the first seven games of the season. The Hoosiers have six players averaging at least eight points a game led by forward Trayce Jackson-Davis, who has 18.8 points in five games this season.

North Carolina is 1-5 ATS against Indiana in the last six games in the matchup. The Tar Heels are 1-6 SU in their last seven games against the Big Ten. Indiana is 9-2-1 ATS in its last 12 games dating back to last season and the total has gone OVER in 12 of the Hoosiers’ last 16 games played on a Wednesday.

Score Prediction: Indiana 81, North Carolina 79
Best Bet: Over

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