North Carolina vs. Stanford NCAA Football Betting Lines
Posted by: Charlie Smith
These are the NCAA football betting lines for the 2016 Sun Bowl, pitting the North Carolina Tar Heels versus the Stanford Cardinal, on Friday, December 30th, for fans who like to place college football bets at BetNow online sportsbook:
North Carolina +3 (-115) 54 (-110) +128
The Tar Heels (8-4) lost 21-28 to NC State on November 25th. Mitch Trubisky threw 23 0f 38 for 280 yards with three TDs and lost a fumble, while Ryan Switzer went 0 of1 for zero yards. Elijah Hood ran for 56 yards on 11 carries while Trubisky ran for 55 yards on nine carries. Switzer had 171 yards and one TD on 13 receptions while Bug Howard had 58 yards and one TD on three receptions. Andre Smith had 14 tackles (nine solo) and Cole Holcomb had 10 (five solo). Malik Carney had one sack.
UNC averages 442.4 total yards, 294.3 passing yards, and 148.2 rushing yards per game, and allows 418.5 total yards, 186.3 passing yards, and 232.2 rushing yards per game. Trubisky is 281 of 408 (68.9%) for 3468 yards with 28 TDs on four picks, and has run for 270 yards and five TDs on 79 carries. Hood has run for 858 yards and eight TDs on 145 carries. Switzer has 1027 yards on 91 catches while Howard has seven TDs on 48 catches. Smith has 110 tackles (55 solo and 55 assisted). Carney has 4½ sacks.
NCAA football betting lines trends for Tar Heels fans who’d like to place college football bets: 4-2 against the spread in the last six games, and 19-6 straight-up in the last 25 games. The total has gone under in seven of North Carolina’s last eight games.
The Cardinal (9-3) beat the Rice Owls 41-17 on November 26th. Keller Chryst finished 11 of 16 for 154 yards with two TDs, while Ryan Burns threw 1 of 2 for seven yards. Christian McCaffrey ran for 204 yards and one TD on 30 carries, while Bryce Love ran for 111 yards and one TD on seven carries. Francis Owusu had 43 yards and one TD on two receptions while Dalton Schultz had 41 yards on two receptions. Conrad Ukropina kicked 2 of 2. Dallas Lloyd had seven tackles (two solo) and Peter Kalambayi had six (three solo). Stanford’s defense had three sacks. The Cardinal have won five games in a row.
Stanford averages 374.1 total yards, 159.1 passing yards, and 215.0 rushing yards per game, and allows 365.6 total yards, 218.9 passing yards, and 146.7 rushing yards per game. Burns is 97 of 156 (62.2%) for 1072 yards with five TDs and seven picks, and has run for 17 yards on 52 carries. Lead rusher McCaffrey will miss the Sun Bowl for personal reasons. Lloyd has 54 combined tackles (31 solo and 23 assisted). Solomon Thomas has 7½ sacks.
NCAA football betting lines trends for Cardinal fans who’d like to place college football bets: 17-8 against the spread in the last 25 games, and 5-0 straight-up in the last five games.