Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs North Carolina Tar Heels Prediction, 11/14/2020 College Football Pick, Tips and Odds
Game: Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs North Carolina Tar Heels
Date: Saturday, November 14, 2020
Location: Kenan Stadium
TV: ACC Network
Odds/Point Spread: Wake Forest (+9.5)
Sam Hartman and the Wake Forest Demon Deacons (4-2) travel to Kenan Stadium on Saturday where they'll meet the North Carolina Tar Heels (5-2). North Carolina opens this contest as 9.5-point favorites. The total has been set at 65.5.
In the last game they played, the Wake Forest Demon Deacons played the Syracuse Orange and earned the win by a score of 38-14. Christian Beal-Smith led the team in rushing in this game. He tore off a long run of 16 yards but he wasn't able to run one in for a touchdown. He racked up a total of 87 yards on 19 carries which gave him an average of 4.6 yards per run. Jaquarii Roberson was the receiving yardage leader by racking up 130 yards on 7 catches. He earned an average of 18.6 yards per reception in this game. Sam Hartman went 19/33 with 250 yards via the pass and tossed 1 TD. He finished the game without throwing an interception.
The Demon Deacons have tallied 2,526 total yards for this campaign. Offensively they're holding an average of 175.5 yards on the ground ranking this team at 49th in college football. In terms of scoring touchdowns, Wake Forest has amassed 5 touchdowns through the air and 18 rushing touchdowns. In terms of getting in the endzone, the Wake Forest Demon Deacons are averaging 37.0 points per contest. The Demon Deacons are sitting in 52nd in the country when it comes to their opponents scoring, conceding 24.8 points per game. The opposition is running for an average of 4.6 yards per attempt on the ground and 180.3 rushing yards per game for the year. In total, they have given up 1,082 yards via the ground game in 6 games. When it comes to passing yardage, the Demon Deacons have conceded 1,378 yards which has them ranked 86th in the country. In their 6 games, they are giving up 229.7 yards per contest via the pass and giving up a completion percentage of 60.6%. For the year, they are surrendering 410.0 yards per contest putting them 77th in Division 1.
For his career, Hartman has thrown for a total of 4,067 yds with 24 touchdowns and 10 interceptions. Over the course of his collegiate career, he has attempted a run 175 different times for a total of 342 yds. His QB rating is 131.9 with a touchdown percentage of 4.5% and an interception percentage of 1.9%. He is averaging 214.1 yards per game. Sam Hartman has connected on 309 of his career 538 passes for a completion percentage of 57.4%.
In the last game they played, the North Carolina Tar Heels went up against the Duke Blue Devils and left there with a win by a score of 56-24. Sam Howell went 18/27 with 235 yards by way of passing and threw 3 TD's. He gave away 1 pick for the game. Javonte Williams led the team on the ground in this game. He broke a long run for 37 yards and he tallied 3 TD's in this outing. He racked up a total of 151 yards on 12 carries which gave him an average of 12.6 yards per carry. Emery Simmons led the team in receiving yardage by racking up 67 yards on 2 receptions. He earned an average of 33.5 yards per reception in this game.
During this campaign thus far, the Tar Heels have thrown for a total of 2,089 yards via the pass as well as holding an average of 298.4 passing yards per outing, which ranks 22nd in D-1. The North Carolina Tar Heels are averaging 537.9 yards/contest which has them ranked 6th in the nation. They hold an average of 239.4 rushing yards per game and have toted the ball for 1,676 yards for the year. When it comes to the points being put on the board, the Tar Heels rank 13th in college football with an average of 40.9 points per game. North Carolina has given up a total of 1,038 yards via the ground game (148.3 yards/game) in addition to 13 touchdowns by way of the ground game so far this year. The Tar Heels are relinquishing 27.6 points per game, which has them 70th in college football. In total, they have relinquished 193 points in total. They have given up 10 touchdowns via the pass as well as 237.9 yards/game, which has them sitting 76th in the nation.
Howell has thrown for 55 TD's while tossing 12 interceptions in his collegiate career. His TD percentage on pass attempts is 8.8% and his interception rate is 1.9%. He has left the pocket and rushed for 87 yds on 150 attempts. He averages 286.1 passing yards per game with a 165.3 QB rating. In 20 games in his career, Sam Howell has been successful on 395 of his 625 tries for a total of 5,722 yds.
So what is Tonights Parlay prediction?
Parlays Pundit's Pick: Take the Tar Heels -9.5 and over 65.5 total points
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