N. Carolina vs. Pittsburgh Odds
No. 23 Pittsburgh looks to stay perfect in the ACC tonight when it welcomes North Carolina to town at 7PM ET on ESPN.
According to oddsmakers at MyBookie, North Carolina is the favorite in this game, as the Tar Heels are getting odds of -3 points on the road against Pitt. The over/under total for the contest has been set at 54.5 points. UNC has won and covered the spread in four of its last five games against Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh is 6-1 on the season, 4-0 in the ACC, 4-3 against the spread and 3-3-1 with the over/under total. The Panthers are coming off a 23-20 win at Syracuse last week, winning on a FG as time expired. They have won their last four by 7 points or less. Pitt averages just 27.1 points and 357.7 yards per game on offense, but the defense is holding opponents to 21.6 points and 309 yards per game. Qadree Ollison has rushed for 662 yards and seven touchdowns to lead the offense while Nathan Peterman has thrown for 1,111 yards and nine touchdowns. Tyler Boyd has added 53 catches for 489 yards and four touchdowns.
North Carolina is 6-1 on the year, 3-0 in the ACC, 4-3 against the spread and 4-3 with the under. UNC is coming off a 26-13 win over Virginia last week. The Heels have won six straight since a 17-13 loss to South Carolina. The Heels are averaging 38.4 points and 473.6 yards per game on offense while the defense is holding opponents to just 16.7 points and 349.9 yards per contest. UNC also has the second-ranked pass defense, allowing only 137.3 yards per game through the air. The team is led by Elijah Hood, who has rushed for 646 yards and eight touchdowns while Marquise Williams has thrown for 1,353 yards and nine scores.