North Carolina vs. Georgia Tech Pick
Will Saturday's North Carolina and Georgia Tech matchup turn into a high-scoring affair at 12:00PM ET?
Who: North Carolina (1-3) at Georgia Tech (2-1)
When: 12:00PM ET, Saturday, September 30
Where: Bobby Dodd Stadium, Atlanta, GA
Current Point Spread & Over/Under Total
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the Yellow Jackets are 9.5-point home favorites to beat the Tar Heels, who opened as a 10-point underdog. As for the total, the number currently sits at 60.5 after opening at 59.
North Carolina Betting Trends
The Tar Heels have covered the spread in five of their last six road games and are 5-1 at the betting window in their last six games coming off a loss. That said, they're just 1-4 against the number in their last five games played in the month of September and are winless at 0-4 at the betting window in their last four conference games.
Georgia Tech Betting Trends
The Yellow Jackets are a perfect 7-0 against the spread in their last seven games overall. They're also a perfect 4-0 against the number in their last four home games. Finally, they're 10-1-1 at the betting window in their last 12 games after accumulating less than 170 yards passing in their previous contest.
OUR PREDICTION: Given how each team has played defensively this season, this game should be entertaining. The over has cashed in six of the last seven meetings between these two teams and is 6-2 in the last eight meetings in Atlanta. The over is also 6-1 in the Tar Heels' last seven games played in the month of September and is 5-2 in their last seven road games versus a team with a winning home record.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 5 PICK: NORTH CAROLINA/GEORGIA TECH OVER 60.5