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North Carolina Favored by -5.5 Against Virginia Tech on Saturday - Week 6 College Football Betting Odds and Pick

The Virginia Tech Hokies will be looking to pick up a win and cover the spread when they take on the Tar Heels in North Carolina at Kenan Stadium on Saturday in Week 6 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The visiting Virginia Tech Hokies opened as 5.5-point underdogs in this one at BetOnline and most sportsbooks tracked here at Odds Shark. No total had been posted as of writing time check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 36-34 victory for the Hokies. 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 Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

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

This game matches up the No. 23 (North Carolina Tar Heels) and the No. 29 (Virginia Tech Hokies) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA football Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits North Carolina's No. 27-ranked offense, averaging 40.4 PPG, against a Virginia Tech defense that ranks No. 26 this week at 18.75 PPG. The North Carolina aerial game is averaging 348.2 yards per game, more than the Virginia Tech Hokies secondary allows through the air, 150.75 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Virginia Tech Hokies feature the league's No. 94-rated road run defense, allowing 239 yards per game. North Carolina, meanwhile, ranks No. 117 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Last time out, East Carolina could not slow down Isaiah Ford, who managed 117 receiving yards in the Hokies 54-17 victory over the Pirates Saturday.

Mitch Trubisky led his team to victory last time out, throwing for 405 yards Saturday as the Tar Heels downed the Seminoles 37-35 at Doak Campbell Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Virginia Tech is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Virginia Tech is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Virginia Tech's last 5 games
  • Virginia Tech is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • North Carolina is 15-3 SU in its last 18 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 6 of North Carolina's last 8 games
  • North Carolina is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of North Carolina's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Virginia Tech at Syracuse, Saturday, October 15th
North Carolina at Miami-FL, Saturday, October 15th