NC State at North Carolina - 11/25/22 College Football Picks and Prediction

North Carolina Tar Heels (9-2) vs NC State Wolfpack (7-4)

Game Info: Friday, November 25, 2022 at 3:30 pm (Kenan Memorial Stadium)

Betting Odds: North Carolina Tar Heels -6.5 -- Over/Under: 55.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The NC State Wolfpack will play the North Carolina Tar Heels in an ACC Game on Friday afternoon at Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

The NC State Wolfpack are 7-4 (3-4) this season after they lost to Louisville by a score of 25-10 in their last game. NC State was out gained by a total of 345-291 and turned the ball over on downs three times in the loss. The NC State offense is averaging 24.9 points per game with 218.1 passing yards per game and 126.6 rushing yards per game. MJ Morris (questionable) has thrown for 648 yards, seven touchdowns, and one interception for the Wolfpack this season. Jordan Houston has rushed for 500 yards, while Thayer Thomas has caught 51 passes for 586 yards and four scores for NC State. The NC State defense is giving up 18.7 points per game and 323.4 yards per game.

The North Carolina Tar Heels are 9-2 (6-1) this season after they lost to Georgia Tech by a score of 21-17 in their last game. North Carolina allowed Georgia Tech to gain 373 total yards and allowed them to go 8-15 on third down attempts in the game. The North Carolina offense is averaging 38 points per game with 328.9 passing yards per game and 163.8 rushing yards per game. Drake Maye has thrown for 3,614 yards, 34 touchdowns, and four interceptions, while also rushing for 597 yards and five touchdowns for the Tar Heels this season. Omarion Hampton has rushed for 393 yards and six touchdowns, while Josh Downs has caught 77 passes for 878 yards and 11 scores for UNC. The North Carolina defense is allowing 30.4 points per game and 452.9 yards per game.

NC State is 5-12 ATS in their last 17 November games and 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games on grass. The under is 7-3 NC State’s last 10 road games. North Carolina is 20-8 ATS in their last 28 games following an ATS loss and 26-9 ATS in their last 35 home games against a team with a winning road record. The under is 5-2 in North Carolina’s last 7 games. The road team is 7-2 ATS in these two teams last 9 head to head meetings.

North Carolina already has a spot in the ACC Championship game locked up, but will try to bounce back after a bad loss against Georgia Tech last week. NC State has lost two games in a row and injuries at the quarterback position have made the end of this season very difficult. North Carolina has one of the best offenses in all of football and I think they will get back on the right track here. I like North Carolina to win by a touchdown.

David’s Pick North Carolina -6.5

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