UNC vs. South Carolina Odds
The College Football season kicks off tonight at 6PM ET when South Carolina meets North Carolina from Bank of American Stadium.
According to oddsmakers at GTBets, South Carolina is the slight favorite in this game, as the Gamecocks are getting odds of -2.5 points against UNC. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 66.5 points. These two met in the opener last year with South Carolina picking up a 27-10 win, covering an 11-point spread in the process.
South Carolina is coming off a disappointing 7-6 season in 2014 where it went just 3-5 in the SEC. The Gamecocks were just 5-8 against the spread while going 7-6 with the under. South Carolina has hit the under in its last 5 non-conference games. Steve Spurrier is entering his 11th season as head coach at SC. He is 84-45 in his time with the Gamecocks. Spurrier is replacing his starting quarterback and running back, but can rely on receiver Pharoh Cooper, who had 1,136 yards and nine touchdowns a year ago.
North Carolina was 6-7 a year ago with a 4-4 ACC record. The Tar Heels were 5-8 against the spread while going 7-5 with the under in 2014. UNC steps into today’s game 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games in September. Larry Fedora enters year No. 4 at UNC with a 21-17 record in three seasons. This year Fedora has one of the top offensive weapons in football at quarterback. Marquise Williams threw for 3,068 yards and 21 touchdowns in 2014 while rushing for 788 yards and 13 scores.