NCAA Matchups  >>  North Carolina Tar Heels vs. North Carolina State Wolfpack Preview 11/02/2013

The North Carolina Tar Heels and the North Carolina State Wolfpack will both be gunning for a victory on Saturday when they meet at Carter-Finley Stadium.
Oddsmakers currently have the Tar Heels listed as 3-point favorites versus the Wolfpack, while the game's total is sitting at 54½.
Last time out for North Carolina, they were a 34-10 winner as they battled Boston College at home. North Carolina covered in the match as a 5.5-point favorite, while 44 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
North Carolina State was a 49-17 loser in their most recent outing on the road against Florida State. They covered the 34.5-point spread as underdogs, while the total score (66) made winners of OVER bettors.

CURRENT STREAK:
North Carolina State has lost 3 straight games.

TEAM RECORDS:
North Carolina: 2-5 SU, 3-4 ATS
North Carolina State: 3-4 SU, 4-3 ATS
NORTH CAROLINA MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in November are 5-5
When playing on grass are 4-6
After outgaining opponent are 4-6
When playing within the conference are 5-5

NORTH CAROLINA STATE MOST RECENTLY:
When playing in November are 6-4
When playing on grass are 5-5
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 3-7


A FEW TRENDS TO CONSIDER:
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of North Carolina's last 7 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of North Carolina's last 6 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of North Carolina's last 6 games when playing North Carolina State
North Carolina is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of North Carolina State's last 9 games at home
North Carolina State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing North Carolina
The total has gone OVER in 5 of North Carolina State's last 6 games when playing North Carolina
North Carolina State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against North Carolina

NEXT UP:
North Carolina home to Virginia, Saturday, November 9
North Carolina State at Duke, Saturday, November 9