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North Carolina Tar Heels vs Pittsburgh Panthers Week 11 Betting Prediction and Odds

The North Carolina Tar Heels will be looking to pick up a win and cover the spread when they take on the Panthers in Pittsburgh at Heinz Field on Thursday in Week 11 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The home Pittsburgh Panthers were -8.5-point favorites in this NCAA football battle at Bovada earlier (watch for line movement). No over under line was available early in the week, but was set to be posted shortly.

A 30-20 result in favor of the Panthers was the prediction by the Odds Shark handicapping pick engine earlier this week. Check the picks page or matchup report during the week as factors may cause that prediction to be re-run. 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 Pittsburgh Panthers Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the Pittsburgh Panthers are 4-5 overall and 3-4-2 ATS against the spread, while the Tar Heels are 1-8 and 2-6-1 ATS. As for the totals, Pittsburgh is 1-7-1 on the OU, and North Carolina is 4-5 Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Pittsburgh vs North Carolina injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 81-rated Pittsburgh Panthers and the No. 108-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Pittsburgh's No. 95-ranked offense, averaging 24.22 PPG, against a North Carolina defense that ranks No. 105 this week at 33.44 PPG. The Pittsburgh aerial game is averaging 218.44 yards per game, less than the North Carolina Tar Heels secondary allows through the air, 242 YPG per game.

In comparing defenses, the North Carolina Tar Heels own the league's No. 112-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 228.67 yards per game when on the road. Pittsburgh, on the other hand, rates No. 106 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, the Tar Heels were Week 9 losers coming out on the wrong end of 24-19 score against Miami-FL.

Last time we saw the Cavaliers, they had no answer for Darrin Hall as the Panthers rolled to a 31-14 victory at Heinz Field.

Betting Trends
  • North Carolina is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
  • North Carolina is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of North Carolina's last 6 games
  • North Carolina is 9-4 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • Pittsburgh is 3-6-2 ATS in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Pittsburgh's last 6 games
  • Pittsburgh is 5-13 ATS in its last 18 games at home
  • Pittsburgh is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

North Carolina home to Western Carolina, Saturday, November 18th
Pittsburgh at Virginia Tech, Saturday, November 18th