North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Wake Forest Demon Deacons - 10/17/15 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Wake Forest Demon Deacons (3-3) at North Carolina Tar Heels (4-1)
College Football: Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Kenan Stadium)
The Line: North Carolina Tar Heels -14 -- Over/Under: 46 See the Latest Odds
North Carolina will try to keep their winning streak when they host Wake Forest Saturday.
North Carolina is coming off of a bye week but the week before they recorded a huge win against Georgia Tech 38-31. Quarterback Marquise Williams went 13/24 for 134 yards and no touchdowns. Williams also added 15 carries for 148 rushing yards and 2 touchdowns. Running Elijah Hood carried the ball 12 time for 60 yards and 2 touchdowns. Quarterback Marquise Williams caught 1 pass for 37 yards and 1 touchdown. Wide receiver Quinshad Davis led the team with 3 catches for 36 yards. North Carolina has now had 2 weeks to prepare for Wake Forest and will be ready to try to get their 5th win in a row.
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Wake Forest improved their record to 3-3 after defeating the Boston College Eagles 3-0. Quarterback John Wolford completed 11 out of his 25 passes for 109 yards and 1 interception. Running back Matt Colburn carried the ball 12 times for 37 yards. Cortez Lewis led the Demon Deacons in receiving catching 5 passes for 65 yards and a touchdown. Neither team scored a touchdown, so it is no surprise that players did not put up big numbers. The Punter Alexander Kinal had probably the best game of his career punting the ball 10 times and averaging over 49 yards a punt. Wake Forest will now try to pick up another win when they travel to North Carolina.
Wake Forest is 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 road games. The Demon Deacons are 1-5 against the spread in their last 6 games after allowing less than 20 points in their previous game. North Carolina is 4-0 against the spread in their last 4 games in October. The Tar Heels are 5-2 against the spread in their last 7 conference games.
Wake Forest has not been consistent so far and North Carolina has been looking good as of late. North Carolina is also coming off of a bye week so they will have had an extra week to prepare. Take North Carolina to cover the 2 touchdown spread.