UNC at UCONN

An impressive defensive showing last week for No.19 North Carolina will be hard to match this week when the Tar Heels head to Rentschler Field to face Connecticut on Saturday at Noon ET.

Bet North Carolina at Connecticut

A 40-6 win over The Citadel allowed the Tar Heels to look unbeatable, holding their opponent to just 30 yards rushing while forcing four turnovers. Deunta Williams had two interceptions for the defense. The Citadel had just 153 yards on offense and UNC could do no wrong in the win, as Shaun Draughn rushed for 118 yards and Ryan Houston had two rushing touchdowns. One concern for the Tar Heels was quarterback T.J. Yates, who threw for just 114 yards on 9-of-20 passing. Yates did have two touchdowns and also one interception. UNC picked up a 38-12 win over the Huskies in 2008.

The Huskies are coming off a 23-16 win at Ohio where they led 23-7 in the fourth quarter. Zach Frazer had ups and downs, throwing for two touchdowns and 127 yards, but also had three interceptions. Jordan Todman rushed for 157 yards while Andre Dixon had 100 yards on the ground for Connecticut, which had more yards rushing (259) than Ohio had in total offense (247).

Oddsmakers from online sports book SPORTSBETTING.com have made North Carolina 4.5-point road favorites over Connecticut on Saturday afternoon. The over/under total for this game has been established at 45.5.

College Football Week 2 Betting Trends
All games in this series since 1992

N CAROLINA is 1-0 against the spread versus CONNECTICUT since 1992

N CAROLINA is 1-0 straight up against CONNECTICUT since 1992

1 of 1 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL since 1992

Games over the last 3 seasons

N CAROLINA is 1-0 against the spread versus CONNECTICUT over the last 3 seasons 

N CAROLINA is 1-0 straight up against CONNECTICUT over the last 3 seasons 

1 of 1 games in this series have gone OVER THE TOTAL over the last 3 seasons
Week 2 College Football Injury Report
N CAROLINA

No significant injuries.

CONNECTICUT

No significant injuries.

North Carolina at Connecticut Current Odds

North Carolina Tar Heels -4.5 Over 45.5 (-200)

Connecticut Huskies +4.5 Under 45.5 (+170)

Player Props:

How many pass attempts will T.J. Yates (UNC) have: Over/Under 22.5

What will Yates throw first: Interception (+140) or a Touchdown (-180)

How many rushing yards will Shaun Draughn (UNC) have: Over/Under 80.5

Will Ryan Houston (UNC) record a touchdown: Yes (-140) or No (+110)

How many receptions will Greg Little (UNC) have: Over/Under 2.5

How many pass attempts will Zach Frazer (UConn) have: Over/Under 24.5

What will Frazer throw first: Interception (-150) or a Touchdown (+120)

How many rushing yards will Jordan Todman (UConn) have: Over/Under 81.5

Will Todman record a touchdown: Yes (-120) or No (-110)

How many rushing attempts will Andre Dixon (UConn) have: Over/Under 11.5

Bet North Carolina at Connecticut

Posted: 9/12/09 7:15AM ET

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