Canceled: Holiday Bowl: UCLA vs NC State - 12/28/21 College Football Picks and Prediction

Canceled: Holiday Bowl: UCLA vs NC State - 12/28/21 College Football Picks and Prediction Photo by Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports

NC State Wolfpack (9-3) vs UCLA Bruins (8-4)

Game Info: Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at 8:00 pm (Petco Park)

Betting Odds: NC State Wolfpack -2 -- Over/Under: 60 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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This game has been canceled due to COVID. The NC State Wolfpack will play the UCLA Bruins in the San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl on Tuesday night.

The NC State Wolfpack are 9-3 this season and have won four of their last five games. NC State finished conference play with a record of 6-2 and finished tied for second in the ACC Atlantic Division. NC State has beaten South Florida, Furman, Clemson, Louisiana Tech, Boston College, Louisville, Florida State, Syracuse, and North Carolina. The Wolfpack lost to Mississippi State, Miami, and Wake Forest this season. NC State is averaging 33.1 points per game and is giving up 19.7 points per game against, while also averaging 288.4 passing yards per game and 126.2 rushing yards per game. Devin Leary has completed 65.7% of his passes for 3,433 yards, 35 touchdowns, and 5 interceptions for the Wolfpack. Zonovan Knight has rushed for 753 yards and 3 touchdowns, while Emeka Emezie has caught 60 passes for 802 yards and 6 touchdowns for NC State. 

The UCLA Bruins are 8-4 this season and have won three games in a row. UCLA was 6-3 in conference play and finished tied for second place in the PAC-12 South Division. UCLA has wins against Hawaii, LSU, Stanford, Arizona, Washington, Colorado, USC, and California. UCLA has losses against Fresno State, Arizona State, Oregon, and Utah. UCLA is averaging 36.7 points per game and is giving up 26.8 points per game against, while also averaging 226.2 passing yards per game and 215.2 rushing yards per game. Dorian Thompson-Robinson has completed 62.2% of his passes for 2,409 yards, 21 touchdowns, and 6 interceptions for UCLA. Zach Charbonnet has rushed for 1,137 yards and 13 touchdowns, while Kyle Phillips has caught 59 passes for 739 yards and 10 touchdowns for the Bruins. 

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UCLA is 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games and 4-14 ATS in their last 18 non conference games. The over is 4-1 in UCLA’s last 5 games. NC State is 8-3-1 ATS in their last 12 bowl games and 4-1 ATS in their last 5 December games. The over is 9-1 in NC State’s last 10 neutral site games. 

NC State comes into this game with a high scoring offense and is going up against a weak UCLA defense. On top of that, UCLA is having some COVID issues that is going to negatively impact their defense. I like NC State to finish the year on a high note. 

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David’s Pick NC State -2

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