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Best Week 5 Picks for Duke Blue Devils vs North Carolina Tar Heels 10/02/2021

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Best Week 5 Picks for Duke Blue Devils vs North Carolina Tar Heels 10-02-2021

Duke Blue Devils vs North Carolina Tar Heels 10/02/2021 – This is a college rivalry that encompasses different sports. The Duke Blue Devils are now on a three-game winning streak and will look to extend that after visiting the North Carolina Tar Heels this Friday, October 2. Both teams lock horns at the Kanan Stadium in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The television coverage can be seen through ESPN 12 starting at 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time. For those who prefer to watch via online live stream, the best place to visit will be SofaScore. The Duke Blue Devils are coming in this match as a huge underdog in NCAAF betting lines against the North Carolina Tar Heels. 

Duke Blue Devils vs North Carolina Tar Heels 10/02/2021

When: Saturday, October 2, 12:00 PM ET
Where: Kenan Stadium, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
TV: ESPN2
Stream: Sofascore
Duke Blue Devils vs North Carolina Tar Heels 10/02/2021
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Blue Devils +16 (-110) 70 o (-110) +650
Tar Heels -16 (-110) 70 u (-110) -1000
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Duke Blue Devils

The Duke Blue Devils after losing their opening game against the Charlotte 49ers went on a three-game winning streak. This team was able to best the competition against the North Carolina A&T Aggies, Northwestern Wildcats and their most recent was a  blowout victory with the Kansas Jayhawks. Gunmar Holmberg dominated at the QB position doing 328 yards, one touchdown pass but had one interception. The Blue Devils’ rushing attacks were the main reason why they won. Holmberg was also outstanding in this department as he had 17 rushing attempts and it resulted in four touchdowns.

Players to Watch: G. Holmberg QB (CMP 93, ATT 129, YDS 1140, CMP% 72.1, AVG 8.8, LNG 53, TD 3, INT 2, SACK 5, SYL -36, RTG 150.9), J. Moore QB (CMP 2, ATT 5, YDS 32, CMP% 40, AVG 6.4, LNG 36, TD 0, INT 0, SACK 0, SYL 0, RTG 93.8), M. Durant RB (ATT 87, YDS 522, AVG 6, LNG 59, TD 8), J. Waters RB (ATT 25, YDS 167, AVG 6.7, LNG 30, TD 1), J. Bobo WR (REC 34, YDS 385, AVG 11.3, LNG 48, TD 0).

North Carolina Tar Heels

The North Carolina Tar Heels were on back-to-back wins in Week 2 and 3 by picking up victories against the Georgia St. Panthers and Virginia Cavaliers respectively. Their bid to tally their first winning streak of the season was halted in Week 4 when they battled the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. QB Sam Howell did his part doing 306 yards and two touchdown passes while also earning a touchdown of his own in 16 rushing attempts. He got help pushing the ball with RB Ty Chandler doing 48 yards in 17 attempts while WR Emery Simmons did 110 yards in three catches.

Players to Watch: S. Howell QB (CMP 77, ATT 121, YDS 1173, CMP% 63.6, AVG 9.7, LNG 75, TD 11, INT 4, SACK 17, SYL -97, RTG 168.5), (ATT 55, YDS 259, AVG 4.7, LNG 62, TD 3), J. Criswell QB (CMP 2, ATT 2, YDS 54, CMP% 100, AVG 27, LNG 47, TD 1, INT 0, SACK 0, SYL 0, RTG 491.8), T. Chandler RB (ATT 62, YDS 370, AVG 6, LNG 60, TD 3), J. Downs WR (REC 32, YDS 452, AVG 14.1, LNG 59, TD 5).

Duke Blue Devils vs North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Numbers

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Duke Blue Devils

The total has gone OVER in 4 of Duke’s last 5 games.
Blue Devils are 6-14 SU in their last 20 games.
Duke are 5-12 SU in their last 17 games against North Carolina.
Duke are 1-9 SU in their last 10 games on the road.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of Duke’s last 9 games when playing on the road against North Carolina.

North Carolina Tar Heels

North Carolina are 3-6 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of North Carolina’s last 6 games.
North Carolina are 13-6 SU in their last 19 games.
North Carolina are 9-1 SU in their last 10 games at home.
The total has gone UNDER in 7 of North Carolina’s last 9 games when playing at home against Duke.

Duke Blue Devils vs North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Picks

The Duke Blue Devils are expected in the best sportsbook online to end their three-game winning streak at the hands of the North Carolina Tar Heels. A blowout is in the spread but expects the game to go under.