Syracuse at North Carolina 9/12/20 – College Football Betting Picks & Odds
Syracuse Orange vs. North Carolina Tar Heels
CFB: 12:00 PM EST
Sep. 12, 2020
Latest Odds : UNC -21 Total 63
The Orange on offense last year looked somewhat impressive at times. The Orange ended up getting 28 points a game score. The rushing offense ended up getting 154 yards per game last year. The passing offense managed to get a total of 240 yards per game. The downside is the Orange are returning only 3 starters from the line last year.
Defensively the Orange are having some major issues and could be in some serious problems here. The Orange have lost 7 starters from last year. Even then the Orange were playing horrible with all the starters that were present as the Syracuse team is sitting in 11th or 12th in the ACC last year.
This season the Tar Heels are bringing back quite a powerful offense. The North Carolina team has managed to play really well in the games last year and have looked impressive in playing offensively. Look for the Tar Heels to continue to play great as they are bringing out a lot of their offensive power from last year. The Tar Heels scored 33 points a game. The offense ran for 188 yards a game, but threw the ball for 285 yards.
Defensively the Tar Heels are bringing back quite a few players that are in the linebackers and the defensive backfield. The defensive line for the Tar Heels is completely new on the year. The good news for the Tar Heels is they have a strong enough defensive backfield to make up the difference.
Recent Betting Trends:
Syracuse are 2-6 ATS in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Syracuse's last 5 games.
North Carolina are 4-2 SU in their last 6 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 10 of North Carolina's last 14 games at home.
Free Betting Pick: North Carolina Tar Heels -21
With the game here the Orange are returning only 4 starters off of a defense that was ranked towards the bottom of the ACC. The Orange are definitely one team that could have a lot of problems in the game here. The Tar Heels are one team that is ranked on the year and now is returning a large group of starters from a good team last year. Look for that to help the Tar Heels out in blowing this game wide open. Final Score, North Carolina Tar Heels win and cover 35-13.