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North Carolina Tar Heels Hosting the Virginia Tech Hokies Week 6 Odds and Betting Pick

Virginia Tech Hokies


North Carolina Tar Heels
Saturday, October 04, 2014 12:30 PM ET
Kenan Stadium

A season that started with promise has quickly come undone for the 3-2 Hokies. Following a fast start that included a 35-21 upset of Ohio State in Week 2, Virginia Tech have lost two of three SU, 0-3 ATS, and have been a betting disappointment, covering just three of their last 11.

But they face a 2-2 Tar Heels squad that has been equally disappointing, 0-4 ATS this season, following a 6-1 SU and ATS run down the stretch in 2013. North Carolina are a respectable 6-1 SU in their last seven at home, but have had little success against Virginia Tech, losing SU in eight of their last 10 head-to-head.

Virginia Tech Hokies vs North Carolina Tar Heels Opening Odds and Betting Line

The home North Carolina Tar Heels opened as 1.5-point underdogs in this NCAA football battle at 5Dimes. No over under line was available early in the week, but was set to be posted shortly.

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Computer Prediction: Virginia Tech Hokies vs North Carolina Tar Heels Pick

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and prediction formulas pick a 30-22 win for the Tar Heels. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Virginia Tech Hokies vs North Carolina Tar Heels Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Virginia Tech Hokies will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 2-3 ATS against the spread this season, while the North Carolina Tar Heels are 0-4 ATS. Virginia Tech is 3-2 on the over under betting totals; North Carolina is 3-1. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and North Carolina vs Virginia Tech injuries news.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 26-rated North Carolina Tar Heels and the No. 51-ranked Virginia Tech Hokies, according to the NCAA College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark.

How Virginia Tech Hokies vs North Carolina Tar Heels Stats Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the North Carolina Tar Heels No. 23-ranked offense (40.75 PPG) against a Virginia Tech Hokies defense that ranks No. 37 at 20.4 PPG. The North Carolina Tar Heels passing attack has averaged 296.5 yards per game, more than the Virginia Tech Hokies give up through the air (220 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Virginia Tech Hokies feature the league's No. 26-rated road run defense, allowing 108 yards per game. North Carolina, meanwhile, ranks No. 75 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Virginia Tech was a 35-17 winner in its last match at home against Broncos. They failed to cover the -20-point spread as favorites, while the total score of 52 sent OVER bettors to the payout window. Marshawn Williams ran through the Western Michigan defense for 119 yards in Virginia Tech's last game, handing the Broncos a 35-17 setback on Saturday at Lane Stadium.

In their last action, North Carolina was a 50-35 loser on the road against Tigers. They failed to cover the +14-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (85) was profitable news for OVER bettors. Marquise Williams led the way last time out for the Tar Heels, connecting for 345 passing yards, but failing to earn the victory in a 50-35 loss to the Tar Heels at Memorial Stadium.

Virginia Tech Hokies vs North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Odds Trends

Virginia Tech is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games
Virginia Tech is 14-7 SU in its last 21 games
Virginia Tech is 3-10 ATS in its last 13 games on the road
Virginia Tech is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games on the road
North Carolina is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games
North Carolina is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
North Carolina is 13-6 ATS in its last 19 games at home
North Carolina is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Virginia Tech at Pittsburgh, Thursday, October 16th
North Carolina at Notre Dame, Saturday, October 11th