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North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Virginia Tech Hokies

The North Carolina Tar Heels and the Virginia Tech Hokies will both be trying to pick up a win on Saturday when they battle at Lane Stadium.

In their last action, North Carolina was a 55-31 loser at home against East Carolina. They failed to cover the 12.5-point spread as favorites, while the combined score (86) was profitable news for OVER bettors.

Virginia Tech was a 17-10 winner in its last match on the road against Georgia Tech. They covered the 7-point spread as underdogs, while the total score of 27 sent UNDER bettors to the payout window.

Current streak:
North Carolina has lost 2 straight games.
Virginia Tech has won 4 straight games.

Team records:
North Carolina: 1-3 SU, 1-3 ATS
Virginia Tech: 4-1 SU, 1-2-2 ATS

North Carolina most recently:
When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on grass are 5-5
After being outgained are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 6-4

Virginia Tech most recently:
When playing in October are 7-3
When playing on grass are 6-4
After outgaining opponent are 7-3
When playing within the conference are 5-5

A few trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of North Carolina's last 6 games when playing Virginia Tech
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of North Carolina's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of North Carolina's last 6 games
North Carolina is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Virginia Tech's last 6 games when playing North Carolina
Virginia Tech is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Virginia Tech is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games when playing North Carolina

Next up:
North Carolina home to Miami, Thursday, October 17
Virginia Tech home to Pittsburgh, Saturday, October 12