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Three teams battle for ACC title
Louisville is in a 3-way battle with Duke and Florida State for the lead in the ACC with just over 2 weeks remaining in the regular season. (AP)
It's been an unusual season for the usually deep ACC conference. According to most bracketologists, only 3 conference members would be considered locks for the NCAA tournament. This is a conference accustomed to sending 8 or more teams to the tournament on a regular basis. The three locks - Florida State, Duke, and Louisville also happen to be in a tight battle for the regular season title. In what should be a critical week, Louisville hosts a dangerous North Carolina team before visiting FSU on Monday.
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    Play On - Any team (BALL ST) revenging a straight up loss vs opponent as a road favorite, a marginal winning team (51% to 60%) playing a marginal losing team
    41-15 over the last 5 seasons.  ( 73.2% | 24.5 units )
    4-3 this year.  ( 57.1% | 0.7 units )
    CBB | NC STATE at N CAROLINA
    Play On - Road teams with a money line of +135 to -155 (NC STATE) playing only their 3rd game in a week, a good team (60% to 80%) playing a bad team (20% to 40%)
    117-62 since 1997.  ( 65.4% | 47.1 units )
    7-8 this year.  ( 46.7% | -1.9 units )
    CBB | KENTUCKY at TEXAS A&M
    Play Under - All teams where the first half total is 60.5 or less off 3 straight wins against conference rivals against opponent after a home game where both teams scored 75 points or more
    46-18 since 1997.  ( 71.9% | 26.2 units )
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