North Carolina at Miami (FL) Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Josh Schonwald - 10/27/2014
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens
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The North Carolina Tar Heels (4-4) will try to extend their winning streak to three games when they visit the Miami Hurricanes (5-3) on Saturday. The Hurricanes were able to pull off a 27-23 win over the Tar Heels a year ago.
Over the weekend, North Carolina scored a late touchdown to come up with a 28-27 upset over Virginia on the road. They finished with 374 total yards in that game and their defense was able to force two turnovers.
Through their first eight games, the Tar Heels have passed for 296.9 yards per game while scoring 37.4 points per game. UNC has depended heavily on quarterback Marquise Williams, who has 2,035 yards with 17 touchdowns while also leading the team in rushing with 497 yards and five more scores. Wide receiver Mack Hollins has caught 26 passes for 555 yards with seven touchdowns.
Miami picked up their second win in a row last Thursday when they beat Virginia Tech 30-6 on the road. They had 456 total yards in that win while their defense forced three Virginia Tech turnovers.
Miami is scoring 31.3 points per game this season and giving up 22.1 points per game. Running back Duke Johnson has averaged 7.5 yards per carry this season and has 1,036 yards with seven touchdowns. Quarterback Brad Kaaya has completed 61.6 percent of his throws for 1,898 yards with 17 touchdowns and nine interceptions.
North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Trends
North Carolina Tar Heels are 3-5-0 Against the Spread
North Carolina Tar Heels are 4-3-0 against the Over/Under
Miami-Florida Hurricanes Betting Trends
Miami-Florida Hurricanes are 4-4-0 Against the Spread
Miami-Florida Hurricanes are 3-4-0 against the Over/Under
Injuries to Watch
North Carolina Tar Heels
10/26/14 OL R.J. Prince Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Miami Florida
10/26/14 RB Elijah Hood Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Miami Florida
10/27/14 RB Duke Johnson Ankle injured last game, probable Saturday vs. North Carolina
10/27/14 RB Joseph Yearby Hamstring "?" Saturday vs. North Carolina
10/19/14 OL Taylor Gadbois Knee out for season
10/16/14 PK Matt Goudis Back out for season
10/16/14 LSFB Ronald Regula Leg out for season
10/08/14 OL Kc McDermott Leg out for season
09/15/14 QB Kevin Olsen Legal problems left the team
09/12/14 DE Al-Quadin Muhammad Suspension out for season
08/15/14 WR Rashawn Scott Shoulder out indefinitely
08/14/14 DB Rayshawn Jenkins Back out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Miami
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