The North Carolina Tar Heels head to Blacksburg, VA to take on the 13th ranked Virginia Tech Hokies in tonight’s Thursday night college football game. Although it looks like the Virginia Tech Hokies chances of getting into the national championship are slim, the Hokies are still looking to read their third straight ACC title game. Game time for this North Carolina vs Virginia Tech match up is set for 7:30 PM EST (October 29th). The North Carolina Tar Heels come into the game with a 4-3 overall record, and 0-3 in divisional play. After winning their first three games, North Carolina has dropped 3 of 4, including their last game against Florida State at home. Virginia Tech is coming off a 28-23 loss to 19th ranked Georgia Tech in Georgia, which crushed their BCS hopes. Before the Georgia Tech game, Virginia Tech had won 5 in a row including wins over Nebraska, Miami FL and Boston College. Tonight’s North Carolina vs Virginia Tech game should be good, and it will be interesting to see how Virginia Tech reacts to their loss. The betting line, odds and our predictions for this North Carolina vs Virginia Tech game are listed below.
North Carolina vs Virginia Tech Betting Line and Odds:
North Carolina +15.5 (-110)
vs Virginia Tech -15.5 (-110)
Over 43.5 (-110)
Under 43.5 (-110)
Betting lines taken from www.Bodog.com
North Carolina vs Virginia Tech Betting Trends:
Tar Heels are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games as an underdog
Hokies are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games
Over is 5-1 in North Carolina’s last 6 games as an underdog
North Carolina vs Virginia Tech Predictions:
Final Score Prediction – Virginia Tech 31 North Carolina 17
Spread Prediction – Bet on NORTH CAROLINA to beat the 15.5 point spread. Although Virginia Tech will easily win this game, I think North Carolina will finish the game within 15.5 points. North Carolina has a fairly solid defense, allowing only 115 points against over their 7 games. Look for North Carolina to keep the score reasonable. Lay it down on NC Tar Heels at Bodog.com.
Over Under Prediction – Take the OVER 43.5 total points in tonight’s North Carolina vs Virginia Tech game. Virginia Tech ahs an explosive offense that has put up 228 points so far this year (32.6 points per game). I can easily see Virginia Tech scoring 30 points again tonight, and the total going over the number. Throw down on OVER at Bodog.com.
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