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College Football Betting Preview and Pick - NC State Wolfpack Underdogs vs Tar Heels at North Carolina

Getting a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for the NC State Wolfpack on Friday when they take on the North Carolina Tar Heels at Kenan Stadium in Week 13 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The NC State Wolfpack were listed as 10-point underdogs on the opening NCAA football line at BetOnline and most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark. No total was available early in the week, check out the odds pages here or Bovada for updates.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 38-29 result in favor of the Tar Heels on Friday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

NC State Wolfpack vs North Carolina Tar Heels Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

North Carolina bring a 8-3 record (7-4 ATS) to the Week 13 betting matchup against the 5-6 NC State Wolfpack, who are 7-4 ATS against the spread. Over under betting has seen North Carolina go 4-7 so far and the Wolfpack go 4-6-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and North Carolina vs NC State injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the North Carolina Tar Heels at No. 35 and the NC State Wolfpack at No. 64 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the North Carolina Tar Heels No. 38-ranked offense (34.18 PPG) against a NC State Wolfpack defense that ranks No. 38 at 23.45 PPG. The North Carolina Tar Heels passing attack has averaged 295.55 yards per game, more than the NC State Wolfpack give up through the air (248.73 YPG on average).

Defensively, the NC State Wolfpack feature the league's No. 10-rated road run defense, allowing 114 yards per game. North Carolina, meanwhile, ranks No. 109 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, the Wolfpack were Week 12 losers coming out on the wrong end of 27-13 score against Miami-FL.

Betting Trends
  • North Carolina State is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
  • North Carolina State is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of North Carolina State's last 7 games
  • North Carolina State is 10-5 ATS in its last 15 games on the road
  • North Carolina is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • North Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • North Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
  • North Carolina is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games when playing North Carolina State