South Carolina vs North Carolina College Football Parlay 8/31/2019
Saturday, August 31, 2019
Bank of America Stadium
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The South Carolina Gamecocks travel to Bank of America Stadium to take on the North Carolina Tar Heels on Saturday, August 31, 2019. The opening line for this game has South Carolina as 7.5 point favorites. The Gamecocks had an ATS record of 7-6-0 last season while their over/under record was 7-6-0. The Tar Heels had an over/under record of 7-3-1 and they were 5-5-1 against the spread.
Valuable South Carolina Gamecocks Betting Trends
The South Carolina Gamecocks were 7-6-0 against the over/under last season
The South Carolina Gamecocks were 7-6-0 against the spread last year
Important North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Trends
The North Carolina Tar Heels were 7-3-1 against the over/under last season
The North Carolina Tar Heels were 5-5-1 against the spread last year
Key South Carolina Gamecocks Injuries
08/17/19 TE Kiel Pollard Neck is out for season
08/14/19 TE Evan Hinson Heart is OUT 6-8 weeks
Key North Carolina Tar Heels Injuries
No key injuries to report
Useful Offensive Statistics
The South Carolina Gamecocks were 54th in Division 1 in points scored with 391 last year. They ran 884 plays last season for 5,550 yards, which ranked them 28th in the nation in total offense. The Gamecocks averaged 6.3 yards per play, which was 22nd in college football. As a team they accumulated a total of 281 1st downs last year, placing them 50th overall as an offensive unit. On the ground South Carolina ran for 2,003 yards as a team, which ranked 79th in the country. They ran 441 times, averaging 4.5 yards per carry as a rushing unit. The Gamecocks were penalized on offense 82 times for 692 yards last season, which had them 48th in the nation in penalties.
South Carolina was 71st in the nation in points allowed on defense with 354 last season. They surrendered a total of 5,571 yards on D, which was 102nd in Division 1. The Gamecocks were ranked 59th in yards per play allowed with 5.6. Opposing offenses completed 263 passes on 423 attempts against the South Carolina Gamecocks defense last season, placing them 109th and 91st in the country. The South Carolina pass defense also gave up a total of 2,977 yards through the air, which was 79th overall in total pass defense. Their rushing defense allowed 566 attempts for 2,594 yards last year, putting them in 105th place in D-1 against the run. The Gamecocks committed 85 penalties for 766 yards on the defensive side of the ball last season. That ranked them 99th in the nation.
Special Teams Stats
South Carolina was ranked 113th in the nation in punt returns with 12 last year. They accumulated 95 punt return yards and averaged 7.9 yards per return, which was 78th in college football. They returned 38 kicks for 814 yards on special teams, ranking 24th in kick return yardage. The Gamecocks averaged 21 yards per kick return and they were 40th in the country in all-purpose yards with 6,458. The South Carolina Gamecocks attempted 16 field goals last season and made 13, which was 70th in D-1. Their kickers had a field goal percentage of 81%. South Carolina Gamecocks kickers made 98% of their extra points, going 46 for 47 last year. Their punters totaled 1,989 yards on 44 punts, averaging 45 yards per punt. That placed them 10th in Division 1 in punting average.
Useful Offensive Statistics
The Tar Heels ran for 2,123 yards as a team last year, which ranked 70th in the nation. They ran 402 times, averaging 5.3 yards per rush as a unit. The North Carolina Tar Heels were penalized on offense 66 times for 612 yards last year, which had them 93rd in the country in penalties. They were 98th in Division 1 in points scored with 301. They ran 816 plays last year for 4,863 yards, which ranked them 86th in the nation in total offense. The Tar Heels averaged 6 yards per play, which was 49th in college football. As a team they accumulated a total of 234 1st downs last season, ranking them 102nd overall as an offensive unit.
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The North Carolina Tar Heels rush defense gave up 477 attempts for 2,407 yards last season, putting them in 91st place in the country against the run. They had 55 penalties for 447 yards on defense last year. That placed them 4th in Division 1. North Carolina was 86th in college football in points surrendered on defense with 380. They gave up a total of 4,924 yards on D, which was 59th in the nation. The Tar Heels were 94th in yards per play allowed with 6. Opponent offenses completed 196 throws on 347 attempts against the North Carolina defense last season, ranking them 16th and 24th in the country. The North Carolina Tar Heels pass defense also surrendered a total of 2,517 yards in the air, which was 33rd overall in total pass defense.
Special Teams Stats
The North Carolina Tar Heels tried 28 field goals last year and made 18, which was 26th in college football. Their kickers had a field goal percentage of 64%. Tar Heels kickers made 100% of their extra points, going 33 for 33 last season. Their punters accumulated 1,993 yards on 50 punts, averaging 40 yards per punt. That ranked them 92nd in the NCAA in punting average. North Carolina was 48th in the country in punt returns with 21 last season. They totaled 286 punt return yards and averaged 13.6 yards per return, which was 16th in D-1. They returned 34 kicks for 723 yards on special teams, which put them 36th in kick return yardage. The North Carolina Tar Heels averaged 21 yards per kick return and they were 68th in the nation in all-purpose yards with 5,872.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Tar Heels +7.5 and over 63 total points
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