North Carolina Tar Heels vs. Virginia Cavaliers - 10/24/15 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Virginia Cavaliers (2-4) at North Carolina Tar Heels (5-1)
College Football: Saturday, October 24, 2015 at 3:30 pm (Kenan Stadium)
The Line: North Carolina Tar Heels -12 -- Over/Under: 63 See the Latest Odds
The red hot North Carolina Tar Heels will host the Virginia Cavaliers this weekend.
North Carolina improved their win streak to 5 after defeating Wake Forest 50-14. Quarterback Marquise Williams went 14/20 for 282 yards and 3 touchdowns with 2 interceptions. Williams also added 59 rushing yards and a touchdown. Running back Elijah Hood had a big day on the ground carrying the ball 8 times for 101 yards and 1 touchdown. Hood averaged over 12 yards a carry. Wide Receiver Mack Hollins led the Tar Heels in receiving with 3 catches for 103 yards and 3 touchdowns. Receiver Austin Proehl also added 2 catches for 94 yards. North Carolina’s offense has been excellent during their win streak scoring at least 38 points in each game. The Tar Heels will try to keep it rolling when they host Virginia this weekend.
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The Virginia Cavaliers are coming off a big 44-38 win over Syracuse last weekend. Quarterback Matt Johns went 24/37 for 234 yards and 2 touchdowns and 1 interception. Running back Taquan Mizzel carried the ball 13 times for 58 yards and 2 touchdowns. Mizzel also added 10 receptions for 69 yards. Wide Receiver Canaan Severin led the Cavaliers with 4 catches for 70 yards and 1 touchdown. Virginia has been off and on this season losing 4 games and only winning 2. Virginia will try to win back-to-back games for the first time this year when they travel to take on North Carolina.
Virginia is 1-4-1 against the spread in their last 6 games after scoring more than 40 points in their previous game. The Cavaliers are 2-8-2 against the spread in their last 12 games in October. North Carolina is 5-0 against the spread in their last 5 games in October. The Tar Heels are 4-1 against the spread in their last 5 games overall.
North Carolina has won 5 games in a row and their offense has been on fire. Virginia has been off and on this year but their defense can let up a lot of points. If Syracuse's offense was bale to put up 38 against the Virginia Defense, im excited to see how many the Tar Heels can put up. Take the Tar Heels to cover this big spread.