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Georgia Tech vs North Carolina Preview

Georgia Tech's triple option offense has generated more offensive yards per game than any team in college football and odds are they can win as home favorites at Bobby Dodd Stadium Saturday.

The Yellow Jackets are averaging 675 YPD but the visiting North Carolina Tar Heels in betting action believe they can pull the upset as 7-point dogs.
This season the Yellow Jackets are 3-0 overall and 3-0 ATS against the number, while the Tar Heels are 3-0 and 2-1 ATS. In the past 11 meetings of these ACC rivals, the Yellow Jackets are 11-2 SU.

View North Carolina vs Georgia Tech Odds and Stats.

Betting Line: Fans backing the Yellow Jackets here saw them open as 5.5-point favorites in this college football clash. But it sat at -7 as of Friday. Best under line of 58.5 was at 5Dimes as well.

Power Rankings / Prediction: It's a betting matchup between the No. 11-rated Yellow Jackets and the No. 52-ranked Tar Heels, according to the NCAAF Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Georgia Tech's No. 1-ranked offense (59.3 PPG) against a Tar Heels defense that ranks No. 32 at 16.3 PPG. The Yellow Jackets passing attack has averaged 247.7 yards per game, more than the Tar Heels give up through the air (231 YPG on average).

Last time out for North Carolina, they were a 28-17 winner as they battled Virginia at home. North Carolina covered in the match as a 10-point favorite, while 45 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.

Last time out for Georgia Tech, they were a 66-24 winner as they battled Kansas at home. Georgia Tech covered in the match as a 14.5-point favorite, while 90 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors.

North Carolina Tar Heels Trends:
When playing in September are 7-3
When playing on grass are 7-3
After being outgained are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 5-5

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Trends:
When playing in September are 7-3
When playing on grass are 5-5
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 6-4

 

A few Tar Heels at Yellow Jackets trends to consider:
North Carolina is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
North Carolina is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 4 of North Carolina's last 5 games when playing on the road against Georgia Tech
North Carolina is 2-11 SU in its last 13 games when playing Georgia Tech
Georgia Tech is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against North Carolina
Georgia Tech is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games when playing North Carolina
Georgia Tech is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Georgia Tech's last 5 games

Next up:
North Carolina at East Carolina, Saturday, October 1
Georgia Tech at North Carolina State, Saturday, October 1

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