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North Carolina Tar Heels vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Week 5 Betting Preview, Odds and Pick

Georgia Tech looks to cover the Yellow Jackets-Tar Heels point spread this week and improve its overall 2-2 mark when they host North Carolina in Week 5 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets were listed as -10.5-point favorites at sportsbooks such as Bovada on the college football lines menu.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 28-23 victory for the Yellow Jackets. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

North Carolina Tar Heels vs Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The North Carolina Tar Heels will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Saturday, as they are 2-2 ATS versus the spread this season, while the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 2-2 ATS. North Carolina is 1-3 against the over under total, while Georgia Tech is 2-2 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Georgia Tech vs North Carolina injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets rated this week at No. 8 and the North Carolina Tar Heels sitting at No. 61.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets No. 13-ranked offense (44 PPG) against a North Carolina Tar Heels defense that ranks No. 17 at 14.75 PPG. The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets passing attack has averaged 118.25 yards per game, more than the North Carolina Tar Heels give up through the air (113.5 YPG on average).

Defensively, the North Carolina Tar Heels feature the league's No. 104-rated road run defense, allowing 254 yards per game. Georgia Tech, meanwhile, ranks No. 1 in rushing offense at home.

In their last game, the Yellow Jackets were Week 4 losers coming out on the wrong end of 34-20 score against Duke.

Betting Trends
  • North Carolina is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • North Carolina is 6-12 ATS in its last 18 games on the road
  • North Carolina is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of North Carolina's last 5 games on the road
  • Georgia Tech is 9-2 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Georgia Tech is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Georgia Tech's last 6 games
  • Georgia Tech is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

North Carolina home to Wake Forest, Saturday, October 17th
Georgia Tech at Clemson, Saturday, October 10th

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