Saturday, October 24, 2015
Kenan Memorial Stadium
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The Virginia Cavaliers matchup against the North Carolina Tar Heels on Saturday at Kenan Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has North Carolina as 12 point favorites and the over/under was set at 63.
Matt Johns finished his last game with 234 yards through the air for Virginia. He completed 24 passes out of 37 attempts for a 65% completion percentage. Taquan Mizzell was the rushing leader for the Cavaliers last game. He carried the ball 13 times for an average of 4 yards per carry and ended with 58 yards. Canaan Severin led the team in receiving with 4 receptions for 70 yards. He had an average of 18 yards per reception in the contest. As a team in that game Virginia totaled 393 yards by way of 81 plays. They rushed the ball 44 times for a total of 159 yards on the game and the Cavaliers totaled 25 first downs by getting 10 rushing, 14 passing and 1 by penalty.
Marquise Williams finished his last game with 282 yards through the air for North Carolina. He completed 14 passes out of 20 attempts for a 70% completion percentage. Elijah Hood was the rushing leader for the Tar Heels last game. He carried the ball 8 times for an average of 13 yards per carry and ended with 101 yards. Mack Hollins led the team in receiving with 3 receptions for 103 yards. He had an average of 34 yards per reception in the contest. North Carolina totaled 538 yards by way of 59 plays. They rushed the ball 33 times for a total of 212 yards on the game and the Tar Heels totaled 22 first downs by getting 10 rushing, 11 passing and 1 by penalty.
Virginia is averaging a total of 25.8 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 33.3 passes per game and completing 20.2 of them for a 60.5 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 244.3 yards per game through the air as well. The Cavaliers carry the ball for an average of 112.3 yards per game on 33.3 attempts for an average of 3.4 yards per carry this season. They run 66.7 plays per game and average 5.4 yards per play for an average of 356.7 total yards each outing. The Cavaliers get 18 first downs per game and they average 43.7 penalty yards via 5.7 penalties each contest.
Virginia gives up an average of 252.3 passing yards and 36.2 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow 20.7 completions per game on 31.3 attempts for a completion percentage of 66. The Cavaliers give up 161.8 rushing yards per contest on 35.8 carries for a 4.5 average per carry. Virginia allows 414.2 total yards per game including 6.2 yards per play. They force 0.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 4.3 penalties for 37.5 yards per game.
North Carolina is accumulating 40.5 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 28.2 passes per game and complete 19 of them for a 67.5 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 263.7 yards per game through the air as well. The Tar Heels carry the ball for an average of 218.5 yards per game on 35.3 attempts for an average of 6.2 yards per carry. They run 63.5 plays per game and average 7.6 yards per play for an average of 482.2 total yards per game. The Tar Heels are averaging 23.5 first downs per outing and accumulate 39.5 penalty yards via 5.2 penalties each game.
North Carolina gives up 135.5 passing yards per outing and 17.3 points per game on the defensive side of the ball. They allow an average of 12.7 completions on 24.7 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 51.4. The Tar Heels give up 213.8 rushing yards per game on 47.3 carries for an average of 4.5 yards per carry. North Carolina allows 349.3 total yards per game for an average of 4.9 yards per play. They force 1.3 turnovers per contest and 5 penalties for 44.7 yards in each contest.
Virginia Betting Trends
Virginia is 4-1-1 against the over/under so far this season
Virginia has an ATS record of 2-4-0 this season
North Carolina Betting Trends
North Carolina is 3-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
North Carolina has an ATS record of 4-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/18/15 DB Divante Walker Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. North Carolina
10/18/15 LB Malcolm Cook Upper Body "?" Saturday vs. North Carolina
10/18/15 LT Michael Mooney Leg "?" Saturday vs. North Carolina
10/18/15 OL Sadiq Olanrewaju Lower Body "?" Saturday vs. North Carolina
10/18/15 OG Sean Karl Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. North Carolina
10/06/15 WR Andre Levrone Back out for season
10/06/15 LB Ryan Doull Undisclosed out for season
09/07/15 C Eric Tretlow Lower Body out for season
09/07/15 OT Jake Fieler Lower Body out for season
08/24/15 WR Umar Muhammad-Wyatt Knee out indefinitely
10/18/15 OL Tommy Hatton Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Virginia
10/16/15 DB M.J. Stewart Suspension out indefinitely
10/16/15 DB Mike Hughes Suspension out indefinitely
10/03/15 WR Taylor Vippolis Undisclosed out for season
10/02/15 DB Cameron Albright Knee out for season
10/02/15 LB Joe Jackson Neck out for season
08/27/15 OL Jared Cohen Undisclosed out indefinitely
08/27/15 OL Will Dancy Undisclosed out for season
08/21/15 LB Tyrell Tomlin Eligibility out for season
Josh's Pick: Take Virginia
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