Connecticut Huskies vs NC State Wolfpack Prediction, 9/24/2022 College Football Picks, Best Bets & Odds
Game: Connecticut Huskies vs NC State Wolfpack
Date: Saturday, September 24, 2022
Location: Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, NC
Odds/Point Spread: Wolfpack (-38)
Carter-Finley Stadium is where the NC State Wolfpack (3-0) will compete against the Connecticut Huskies (1-3) on Saturday. Connecticut is 38-point underdogs from Vegas oddsmakers. The total has been set at 50.5.
The Connecticut Huskies come into this matchup with a record of 1-3 for this season. The last time they stepped onto the field, the Huskies played the Michigan Wolverines and went home with a loss by a final score of 59-0. Victor Rosa was the best rusher for the Huskies with 14 carries for 23 yards (1.6 yds per carry). Zion Turner finished 4/16 with 17 yds through the air. He had a quarterback rating of 33.9 and ended the contest without throwing an interception. In the running game, the Huskies conceded 192 yds on 43 attempts, which calculates to 4.5 yds per run allowed. Connecticut relinquished 21 pass completions on 26 tries for 273 yds, and a completion percentage of 80.8%. At the end of the game, they ran 53 plays which totaled 110 yards. The Connecticut Huskies ran the rock 33 different times and accounted for 86 yards, which earned them an average of 2.6 yds per carry.
When talking about scoring, the Connecticut Huskies hold an average of 15.5 points per game. As a team they average 175.5 yards on the ground which ranks them 60th in Division 1. The Huskies have earned 1,122 total yards this season. With reference to notching touchdowns, Connecticut has totaled 4 passing touchdowns and 4 touchdowns via the ground. Connecticut has accounted for 64 first downs, and they have been hurt by 20 infractions for 156 yards. They have turned the football over 9 times.
In terms of yards via the pass, the Huskies have allowed 1,032 yards which has them sitting in 122nd in D-1. They have conceded 258.0 yards per outing through the air and conceding a completion percentage of 68.9%. For the season, they have yielded 429.8 yards per game which has them ranked 109th in college football. They have surrendered 7 touchdowns via the pass in addition to 10 touchdowns on the ground. The opposition is running for 4.0 yards per rush and 171.8 yards on the ground per game on the campaign. For the year, they have conceded 687 rushing yards through 4 outings. The Huskies rank 111th in the country when it comes to team defense, giving up 35.3 points per contest.
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The Wolfpack step onto the field holding a record of 3-0 for this season. In their last game, the Wolfpack got the win with a final of 27-14 when they faced the Texas Tech Red Raiders. Demie Sumo ran the football 14 times for 54 yds, ending the game with 3.9 yds per carry for NC State. Devin Leary ended the contest with 121 yds on 15/23 through the air while his quarterback rating was 109.4. He didn't toss any picks and his average yards per pass attempt was 5.3. NC State allowed 26 running attempts for 54 yds (2.1 yards per rush). The Wolfpack pass defense conceded a completion rate of 58.1%, surrendering 299 yards on 25 for 43 passing. The Wolfpack finished the contest with a total of 270 yards and they ran 61 plays (4.4 yards per play). NC State ran the football for 3.0 yards per carry, finishing the game with 111 yds on 37 carries.
The NC State Wolfpack are averaging 384.0 yards per contest, which ranks them 85th in college football. The NC State offense has compiled 206 penalty yards on 24 violations, ranking them 29th in the nation in terms of making mistakes. During the season to this point, the Wolfpack have racked up 691 yards via the pass along with an average of 230.3 throwing yards per outing, putting them at 86th in Division 1. Concerning how much they score, the Wolfpack are 63rd in D-1 holding an average of 34.3 points per contest.
The Wolfpack are surrendering 12.3 PPG, ranking them 17th in college football. NC State has given up a total of 206 rushing yards (68.7 yards/game) as well as 2 touchdowns via the rush for the season. This year, they have relinquished 37 pts. They have given up 3 touchdowns through the air and 226.7 yards/game, ranking them 76th in D-1. The Wolfpack defense has been on the field for 199 plays, which ranks 52nd in the country.
Who will win tonight's Huskies/Wolfpack college football game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Huskies +38
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