Saturday, October 17, 2015
Kenan Memorial Stadium
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The Wake Forest Demon Deacons take on the North Carolina Tar Heels on Saturday at Kenan Memorial Stadium. The opening line for this game has North Carolina as 14 point favorites and the over/under was set at 46.5.
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Wake Forest was led in passing last game by John Wolford, who finished with 109 yards through the air. He went 11 for 25 on the game, good for a 44% completion percentage. The Demon Deacons were led in rushing by Matt Colburn, who finished with 37 yards on 12 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 3 yards per carry. Cortez Lewis was the team leader in receiving with a total of 65 yards and 5 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 13 yards per reception. As a team in that game Wake Forest had 142 total yards on 53 plays. They gained 1 rushing first downs, 4 passing, and 0 by way of penalty for a total of 5 first downs on the game. The Demon Deacons rushed for 33 yards by way of 28 carries.
North Carolina was led in passing last game by Marquise Williams, who finished with 134 yards through the air. He went 13 for 24 on the game, good for a 54% completion percentage. The Tar Heels were led in rushing by Marquise Williams, who finished with 148 yards on 15 rushes. He ended the contest with an average of 10 yards per carry. Marquise Williams was the team leader in receiving with a total of 37 yards and 1 receptions. He finished the game with an average of 37 yards per reception. North Carolina had 413 total yards on 57 plays. They gained 11 rushing first downs, 8 passing, and 2 by way of penalty for a total of 21 first downs on the game. The Tar Heels rushed for 231 yards by way of 31 carries.
Wake Forest is averaging a total of 19.7 points per game on offense. In the air, they are attempting an average of 39 passes per game and completing 22.5 of them for a 57.7 percent completion percentage on the year. They are throwing for 254 yards per game through the air as well. The Demon Deacons are averaging 115.7 rushing yards per game on 34.2 attempts per contest for an average of 3.4 yards per carry. They also run 73.2 plays per contest and average 5.1 yards per play for an average of 369.7 yards per game. The Demon Deacons are averaging 21.3 first downs per game and they accumulate 51.8 penalty yards per game via 6 penalties.
Wake Forest allows 142.7 passing yards per game and 17 points per contest on defense. They give up 11.7 completions on 21.7 attempts per game for a completion percentage of 53.8. The Demon Deacons give up 153.3 rushing yards per contest on 39.5 carries for a 3.9 average per carry. Wake Forest gives up 296 total yards per game including 4.8 yards per play. They force 0.7 turnovers per contest and get flagged for 8 penalties per game that total 72.3 yards as a unit.
North Carolina is accumulating 38.6 points per game on offense. In the air, they attempt an average of 28.6 passes per game and complete 19.2 of them for a 67.1 percent completion percentage. They throw for an average of 251.2 yards per game through the air as well. The Tar Heels rush for an average of 219.8 yards per contest on 35.8 attempts for an average of 6.1 yards per carry for the season. They also run 64.4 plays per game and average 7.3 yards per play for a total of 471 yards per game. The Tar Heels get an average of 23.4 first downs per game and they average 38.6 penalty yards per game via 5 penalties.
North Carolina allows an average of 123.2 passing yards and 18 points per contest. They give up 11.2 completions on 23.6 attempts for a completion percentage of 47.5 per game. The Tar Heels give up 234 rushing yards per game on 48.2 carries for an average of 4.9 yards per carry. North Carolina gives up 357.2 total yards per game including an average of 5 per play. They create an average of 1.4 turnovers per game and 5.4 penalties for 48.8 yards each game.
Wake Forest Betting Trends
Wake Forest is 2-3-1 against the over/under so far this season
Wake Forest has an ATS record of 3-3-0 this season
North Carolina Betting Trends
North Carolina is 2-3-0 against the over/under so far this season
North Carolina has an ATS record of 3-2-0 this season
Injuries to Watch
10/11/15 DE Duke Ejiofor Concussion "?" Saturday vs. North Carolina
10/07/15 Backup RB Rocky Reid Ankle out for season
10/11/15 OL Tommy Hatton Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Wake Forest
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
Guy's Pick: Take North Carolina
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