The Duke Blue Devils and North Carolina Tar Heels are set to do battle on Saturday night as the ACC Tournament is around the corner. The two teams have been among the top 10 squads in the nation throughout the season, but this particular game will be for bragging rights and potential seeding as they go forth. Not only is the ACC Tournament the following week, but there's also the matter of Selection Sunday.

While UNC has been considered a No. 1 seed recently, an upset victory by Duke could make some noise for the ACC and NCAA Tournament brackets. Here's a look at the Duke vs. UNC live stream online and TV game details.

What's at stake tonight?

In tonight's matchup, the Duke Blue Devils enter as the No. 17 team in the nation after suffering some tough recent losses to ACC competitors. That includes a buzzer beater loss to Syracuse, followed by a five-point loss to Miami.

Things might not get any easier with tonight's game against a top five foe. However, in these rivalry games, the unexpected is always part of the excitement, as the two teams can rise to the occasion for heated competition.

If Duke doesn't win they won't get a double-bye for the ACC Tournament and would need to win four games to win the tournament. A win could give Duke as high as a No. 2 seed in the upcoming ACC Tournament.

So that puts quite a bit at stake for the Blue Devils in a very tough road environment at Chapel Hill tonight.

North Carolina is currently ranked at No. 5 and considered a No. 1 seed for the NCAA Tournament, according to ESPN's Joe Lunardi and his "Bracketology." The Tar Heels would join the Kansas Jayhawks, Gonzaga Bulldogs, and reigning champion Villanova Wildcats as the top seeds, if things were to start today for March Madness. However, if UNC loses to Duke it could make the conversation interesting heading towards Selection Sunday in a few weekends from now.

How to watch & game odds

Tonight's game is scheduled for an 8:15 p.m. Eastern Time tip-off. ESPN network will televise the matchup around the country. For live streaming, cable and satellite subscribers can log into the WatchESPN website or compatible mobile apps. SlingTV is another option, which new customers can enjoy for a free week. It includes ESPN and ESPN2 on its basic Sling Orange channel package, allowing viewers to watch Duke vs. UNC live streaming online tonight.

The home team Tar Heels are seven-point favorites heading into tonight's matchup. Duke is a +260 underdog on the moneyline while Carolina is priced at -310. The over/under points total is 157 as of this report. Carolina has an impressive 13-4-0 record against the spread at home, while Duke is 3-8 ATS on the road and just 3-2 as an underdog this season.

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