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North Carolina Tar Heels vs NC State Wolfpack Week 13 Betting Prediction and Odds

Carter-Finley Stadium features a battle between the host NC State Wolfpack and the visiting North Carolina Tar Heels in college football betting action Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the NC State Wolfpack as -15.5-point favorites on the opening betting line for this contest. Watch for over-under updates and superior underdogs lines at Bovada.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and analytics picked a 37-19 win for the Wolfpack. That value could change during the week, if injuries or other factors alter the numbers, so check the college football picks page before game time. 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 NC State Wolfpack Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The North Carolina Tar Heels will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 4-6-1 ATS against the spread this season, while the NC State Wolfpack are 4-6-1 ATS. North Carolina is 6-5 on the over under betting totals; NC State is 4-7. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and NC State vs North Carolina injuries news.

The game pits the NC State Wolfpack, currently No. 46 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the North Carolina Tar Heels, who rate No. 104 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits NC State's No. 53-ranked offense, averaging 30.36 PPG, against a North Carolina defense that ranks No. 92 this week at 31.09 PPG. The NC State aerial game is averaging 277.64 yards per game, more than the North Carolina Tar Heels secondary allows through the air, 224.82 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the North Carolina Tar Heels own the league's No. 114-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 238.25 yards per game when on the road. NC State, on the other hand, rates No. 68 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Ryan Finley's 327-yard performance through the air wasn't enough last time out, as Wake Forest earned a 30-24 win over NC State on Saturday at BB&T Field.

Betting Trends
  • North Carolina is 3-10 SU in its last 13 games
  • North Carolina is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • North Carolina is 10-4 SU in its last 14 games on the road
  • North Carolina is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games when playing North Carolina State
  • North Carolina State is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 7 of North Carolina State's last 8 games
  • North Carolina State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
  • North Carolina State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home