North Carolina vs. VA Tech Total Pick

North Carolina vs. Virginia Tech: College Football Preview & Predictions

Given North Carolina’s struggles offensively and Virginia Tech’s success defensively, will the under cash when these two teams meet on Saturday?

Game Info

Who: North Carolina (1-6) at Virginia Tech (5-1)

When: 3:30PM ET, Saturday, October 21

Where: Lane Stadium, Blacksburg, Virginia

Current Point Spread & Over/Under Total

According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, the over/under currently sits at 51.5 points after hitting the board at 49.5. Virginia Tech, meanwhile, is now a 21-point home favorite after North Carolina opened as a 22-point underdog at the majority of online sports books.

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Who is the Public Backing?

The big number hasn’t scared public bettors off Virginia Tech, which is receiving 68% of the tickets for Saturday’s game.

Key Betting Trends

The favorite is 4-1 against the spread in the last five meetings between these two teams while the Tar Heels are winless at 0-4 against the number in their last four games against the Hokies. North Carolina is also winless at the betting window in its last six conference games, is 0-4 against the number in its last four games overall, and is 1-4 against the spread in its last five games coming off a loss. On the other side, the Hokies are 8-3 against the spread in their last 11 home games and have covered in seven of their last 10 games overall.

OUR PREDICTION: The under is 6-0 in the last six meetings between these two teams in Blacksburg and 4-0 in the last four meetings overall. The under is also 4-0 in the Tar Heels’ last four games, is 5-1 in their last six road games, and is 5-1 in their last six conference games as well. On the other side, the under is 4-0-1 in the Hokies’ last five home games, is 5-1-1 in their last seven games overall, and is 20-8 in their last 28 conference matchups.

 

COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 8 PREDICTIONS: NORTH CAROLINA/VIRGINIA TECH UNDER 51.5

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