Notre Dame at North Carolina College Football Picks & Parlay 10/7/2017
Saturday, October 7, 2017
Kenan Memorial Stadium
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The Notre Dame Fighting Irish travel to Kenan Memorial Stadium to take on the North Carolina Tar Heels on Saturday, October 7, 2017. The opening line for this game has Notre Dame as 14.5 point favorites. The over/under has been set at 62. The Fighting Irish have an ATS record of 4-1-0 while their over/under record is 4-1-0. The Tar Heels have an over/under record of 3-2-0 and they are 1-4-0 against the spread.
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Valuable Notre Dame Fighting Irish Betting Trends
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 4-1-0 against the over/under
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 4-1-0 against the spread
Important North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Trends
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 3-2-0 against the over/under
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 1-4-0 against the spread
Key Notre Dame Fighting Irish Injuries
10/02/17 RB Dexter Williams Undisclosed injured last game, "?" Saturday vs. North Carolina
10/02/17 RB Tony Jones Jr. Head injured last game, probable Saturday vs. North Carolina
10/01/17 RB Josh Adams Ankle injured last game, probable Saturday vs. North Carolina
09/18/17 WR Freddy Canteen Shoulder out for season
09/14/17 DL Elijah Taylor Foot out indefinitely
09/06/17 S Alohi Gilman Eligibility out for season
Key North Carolina Tar Heels Injuries
10/01/17 CB Corey Bell Jr. Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Notre Dame
10/01/17 OL Tyler Pritchett Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Notre Dame
10/01/17 RB Stanton Truitt Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Notre Dame
10/01/17 WR Dazz Newsome Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Notre Dame
10/01/17 WR Devin Perry Undisclosed "?" Saturday vs. Notre Dame
10/01/17 DT Jalen Dalton Leg "?" Saturday vs. Notre Dame
09/29/17 TE Carl Tucker Undisclosed out for season
09/29/17 DL Tyler Powell Undisclosed out for season
09/28/17 WR Austin Proehl Collarbone out for season
09/28/17 WR Rontavius Groves Knee out for season
09/22/17 S D.J. Ford Undisclosed out for season
09/22/17 T William Sweet Undisclosed out for season
09/22/17 OL Luke Elder Undisclosed out for season
09/22/17 TE Noah Turner Undisclosed out for season
09/22/17 WR Thomas Jackson Undisclosed out for season
09/22/17 RB Jacob Schmidt Undisclosed out for season
09/22/17 S Jesse Cuccia Undisclosed out for season
09/18/17 LB Andre Smith Knee out for season
09/01/17 RB Antwuan Branch Undisclosed out for season
08/30/17 C Tommy Hatton Left Team out for season
08/30/17 OL Jared Cohen Left Team out for season
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are 8th in Division 1 in points scored with 207. They have run 351 plays this season for 2,340 yards, which ranks them 98th in the nation in total offense. The Fighting Irish average 6.7 yards per play, which is 23rd in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 105 1st downs this year, placing them 41st overall as an offensive unit. On the ground Notre Dame has run for 1,507 yards as a team, which ranks 6th in the country. They've run 211 times, averaging 7.1 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Fighting Irish have been penalized on offense 28 times for 253 yards so far this season, which has them 72nd in the nation in penalties. Brandon Wimbush has thrown for 663 yards this season. He has completed 62 passes on 114 attempts for a completion percentage of 54.4%. His quarterback rating this year is 108.4. He averages 5.8 yards per pass attempt and 5.6 adjusted yards per throw.
Notre Dame is 37th in the nation in points allowed on defense with 91. They have surrendered a total of 1,929 yards on D, which is 89th in Division 1. The Fighting Irish are ranked 36th in yards per play allowed with 5. Opposing offenses have completed 110 passes on 195 attempts against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish defense this season, placing them 114th and 126th in the country. The Notre Dame pass defense has also given up a total of 1,208 yards through the air, which is 97th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense has allowed 189 attempts for 721 yards this year, putting them in 76th place in D-1 against the run. The Fighting Irish have committed 42 penalties for 390 yards on the defensive side of the ball this season. That ranks them 123rd in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
Notre Dame is ranked 37th in the nation in punt returns with 9.They have returned 11 kicks for 241 yards on special teams, ranking 71st in kick return yardage. The Fighting Irish average 22 yards per kick return and they are 27th in the country in all-purpose yards with 2,583. The Notre Dame Fighting Irish have attempted 9 field goals this season and made 6, which is 47th in D-1. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 67%. Notre Dame Fighting Irish kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 27 for 27 this year. Their punters have totaled 1,136 yards on 26 punts, averaging 44 yards per punt. That places them 36th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tar Heels have run for 712 yards as a team, which ranks 71st in the nation. They've run 177 times, averaging 4 yards per rush as a unit. The Tar Heels have been penalized on offense 33 times for 335 yards so far this year, which has them 34th in the country in penalties. They are 55th in Division 1 in points scored with 142. They have run 349 plays this year for 1,976 yards, which ranks them 33rd in the nation in total offense. The North Carolina Tar Heels average 5.7 yards per play, which is 71st in college football. As a team they have accumulated a total of 99 1st downs this season, ranking them 54th overall as an offensive unit. Chazz Surratt has completed 63 throws while attempting 98 passes for a completion percentage of 64.3%. He has passed for 847 yards this year. He averages 9.2 adjusted yards per throw and 8.6 yards per pass attempt. His quarterback rating this season is 151.7.
The North Carolina Tar Heels rush defense has given up 223 attempts for 1,109 yards this season, putting them in 115th place in the country against the run. They have had 21 penalties for 173 yards on defense this year. That places them 18th in Division 1. North Carolina is 112th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 165. They have given up a total of 2,334 yards on D, which is 117th in the nation. The Tar Heels are 105th in yards per play allowed with 6.2. Opponent offenses have completed 86 throws on 153 attempts against the North Carolina defense this season, ranking them 68th and 79th in the country. The North Carolina Tar Heels pass defense has also surrendered a total of 1,225 yards in the air, which is 100th overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The North Carolina Tar Heels have tried 6 field goals this year and made 3, which is 100th in college football. Their kickers have a field goal percentage of 50%. North Carolina kickers have made 100% of their extra points, going 17 for 17 this season. Their punters have accumulated 1,326 yards on 29 punts, averaging 46 yards per punt. That ranks them 10th in the NCAA in punting average. North Carolina is 49th in the country in punt returns with 8. They've totaled 62 punt return yards and average 7.8 yards per return, which is 52nd in D-1. They have returned 23 kicks for 588 yards on special teams, which puts them 3rd in kick return yardage. The Tar Heels average 26 yards per kick return and they are 23rd in the nation in all-purpose yards with 2,626.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Tar Heels +14.5 and over 62 total points
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