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Virginia Cavaliers vs North Carolina Tar Heels 09/18/2021 Odds, Previews and Analysis

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Virginia Cavaliers vs North Carolina Tar Heels 09-18-2021 Odds Previews and Analysis

Virginia Cavaliers vs North Carolina Tar Heels 09/18/2021 – North Carolina continues to rise at the top 25 rankings and they are gunning to go higher. They will be going up against the visiting Virginia on Week 3 of NCAA football this Saturday, September 18. This game will be played inside the halls of the Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill, North Carolina with the live broadcast being handled by ACCN. The live telecast begins at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time and it will be shown also via online live streaming at SofaScore. The Tar Heels are the safer bet according to NCAA football odds as compared to the Cavaliers.

Virginia Cavaliers vs North Carolina Tar Heels 09/18/2021

When: Saturday, September 18, 7:30 PM ET
Where: Kenan Stadium, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
TV: ACCN
Stream: Sofascore
Virginia Cavaliers vs North Carolina Tar Heels 09/18/2021
Team SP/RL TOTAL ML
Cavaliers +8.5 (-107) 64 o (-107) +275
Tar Heels -8.5 (-107) 64 u (-107) -350
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Virginia Cavaliers

The Virginia Cavaliers are off to a good start this NCAA football season and managed to stay unblemished heading on to Week 3. This team will get a great test against the Georgia Bulldogs and will check how far they have come. Opening this season, the Cavaliers were able to shut down the William Mary Tribe, 43-0 and they followed up the momentum limiting the Illinois Fighting Illini to just 14 for their next victory. Artur Sitkowski had a fair game at QB providing 221 yards, one touchdown pass and also had one interception. RB Chase Brown had seven rushing attempts and gave the Cavaliers 41 yards and one touchdown. 

Players to Watch: B. Armstrong QB (CMP 48, ATT 67, YDS 744, CMP% 71.6, AVG 11.1, LNG 65, TD 7, INT 1, SACK 1, SYL -5, RTG 196.4), (REC 7, YDS 163, AVG 23.3, LNG 35, TD 2), D. Wicks WR (CMP 1, ATT 1, YDS 18, CMP% 100, AVG 18, LNG 18, TD 0, INT 0, SACK 0, SYL 0, RTG 251.2), W. Taulapapa RB (ATT 15, YDS 83, AVG 5.5, LNG 16, TD 0), K. Thompson QB (ATT 9, YDS 67, AVG 7.4, LNG 40, TD 1), (REC 10, YDS 134, AVG 13.4, LNG 27, TD 0), J. Woods TE (REC 6, YDS 127, AVG 21.2, LNG 32, TD 1).

North Carolina Tar Heels

This team lost their first game of the season against the Virginia Tech Hokies, 10-17, but managed to bounce back in Week 2. Their opponents were the Georgia St. Panthers and it was a 59-17 blowout. That win helped them climb up from the 24th-ranked team in the NCAA tournament to the 21st. Sam Howell did his work early giving the Tar Heels 352 yards and three touchdown passes. He was able to do that with 72% completion and no interceptions. Howell also led the team in rushing, making 11 attempts, 104 yards and two touchdowns.

Players to Watch: S. Howell QB (CMP 38, ATT 61, YDS 560, CMP% 62.3, AVG 9.2, LNG 57, TD 4, INT 3, SACK 8, SYL -41, RTG 151.2), (ATT 24, YDS 139, AVG 5.8, LNG 62, TD 2), 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 25, YDS 124, AVG 5, LNG 23, TD 1), J. Downs WR (REC 16, YDS 196, AVG 12.3, LNG 37, TD 2).

Virginia Cavaliers vs North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Numbers

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Virginia Cavaliers

Virginia are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games.
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Virginia’s last 18 games.
Cavaliers are 6-1 SU in their last 7 games.
Virginia are 5-1 ATS in their last 6 games against North Carolina.
Virginia are 4-1 SU in their last 5 games against North Carolina.

North Carolina Tar Heels

North Carolina are 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games.
The total has gone OVER in 7 of North Carolina’s last 10 games.
North Carolina are 12-5 SU in their last 17 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 11 of North Carolina’s last 16 games against Virginia.
North Carolina are 8-1 SU in their last 9 games at home.

Virginia Cavaliers vs North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Picks

Sam Howell showed everyone why he is on the radar of NFL scouts and expects him to come up with another huge game. The North Carolina Tar Heels are the best bet in the online sportsbook over the Virginia Cavaliers.