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North Carolina at NC State 11/26/21 - College Football Picks & Predictions

NC State Wolfpack vs North Carolina Tar Heels Odds & Info

Game NC State Wolfpack vs North Carolina Tar Heels
Date & Time Friday November 26, 2021, 7:00 PM (EST)
Location
Carter-Finley Stadium Raleigh, NC
Latest odds
NCST -6 ; O/U 62
TV Channel
ESPN

The North Carolina Tar Heels visit Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, North Carolina to play the No. 20 ranked North Carolina State Wolfpack. The North Carolina Tar Heels improved to 5-5 following a 34-14 victory over the Wofford Terriers on Saturday. North Carolina quarterback Jacolby Griswell passed for 125 yards, while running back British Brooks rushed for 89 yards. North Carolina gained 519 yards of total offense and held Wofford to 302 yards of total offense.

Quarterback Sam Howell, who sat out Saturday's victory over Wofford with an upper-body injury, is expected to play Saturday versus North Carolina State. Howell has passed for 2,704 yards with 22 touchdowns and eight interceptions. Ty Chandler has rushed for 1,004 yards and 13 touchdowns while Josh Downs has 1,198 yards receiving and eight touchdown receptions. 

North Carolina State improved to 8-3 overall and 5-2 in the ACC following a 41-17 victory over the Syracuse Orange on Saturday. North Carolina State gained 399 yards of total offense and held Syracuse to 236 yards of total offense. Quarterback Devin Leary passed for 303 yards with two touchdowns and running back Ricky Pearson Jr rushed for 50 yards and one touchdown.

Devin Leary has passed for 2,883 yards with 29 touchdowns and five interceptions. The Wolfpack signal caller has been sacked 17 times. Zonovan Knight is the leading rusher for North Carolina State with 647 yards and three touchdowns, while the leading receiver is Emeka Emezie with 683 yards and four touchdown receptions. On defense, linebacker Drake Thomas is the leading tackler with 82 and Thomas also has the team lead in quarterback sacks with 4.0.

Recent Betting Trends

  • North Carolina is 1-5 ATS in its last 6
  • The UNDER has cashed in 4 of the Tar Heels last 5 on the road against NC State
  • NC State is 9-4 ATS in its last 13
  • The OVER has cashed in 6 of the Wolfpack’s last 9

Free NCAAF Pick:

NC State Wolfpack -6

North Carolina State has won three of its last four and could have beaten Wake Forest in its only loss during that stretch. The Wolfpack are allowing an average of only 18.9 points per game which is 13th in the nation and are scoring an average of 32.2 points per game. North Carolina has failed to cover the number in five of its last six overall and in six of the last eight when playing on the road. Final Score Prediction, North Carolina State Wolfpack wins and covers ATS 33-21.

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