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    Star quarterback Drake Maye and the North Carolina Tar Heels (7-1) meet the Virginia Cavaliers (3-5) on Saturday at 12:00 PM ET at Scott Stadium.

    The Cavaliers are expected to lose (currently +7.5) against the Tar Heels (with an over/under of 59 points).

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for North Carolina vs. Virginia

    • Game Day: Saturday, November 5, 2022
    • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ACC Network
    • Location: Charlottesville, Virginia
    • Stadium: Scott Stadium
    Tar Heels vs Cavaliers Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Tar Heels -7.5 -110 -112 59 -110 -112 -333 +235

    North Carolina Betting Insights

    • Virginia has a 3-5-0 record against the spread this year.
    • In games it has played as at least 7.5-point underdogs this year, Virginia is 1-0 against the spread.
    • Two of Virginia’s eight games with a set total have hit the over (25%).

    North Carolina Stats & Insights

    • While North Carolina ranks 10th-worst in the FBS in total defense with 462.6 yards allowed per game, it’s been a different situation on the other side of the ball, as the Tar Heels rank eighth-best in the FBS (502.0 yards per game).
    • North Carolina has struggled defensively, ranking 22nd-worst in the FBS (31.4 points allowed per game) this season. However, the defensive unit ranks sixth-best offensively, totaling 41.8 points per game.
    • North Carolina has struggled on defense against the pass, ranking 11th-worst in the FBS (283.3 passing yards allowed per game) this season. However, the Tar Heels rank sixth-best offensively, averaging 334.4 passing yards per game.
    • North Carolina is averaging 167.6 rushing yards per game on offense (56th in the FBS), and ranks 103rd on defense with 179.4 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • North Carolina owns the 99th-ranked defense this year in terms of third-down efficiency (42.3% third-down percentage allowed), and has been better on the other side of the ball, ranking 14th-best with a 50.0% third-down conversion rate.
    • North Carolina has forced nine total turnovers (96th in the FBS) this season and have turned it over nine times (31st in the FBS) for an even turnover margin, 100th-ranked in college football.

    North Carolina’s Best Players

    • Maye has been a dual threat for North Carolina so far this season. He has 2,671 passing yards, completing 71.3% of his passes and collecting 29 touchdown passes and three interceptions this season. He’s rushed for 439 yards (54.9 ypg) on 98 carries with three rushing touchdowns.
    • Omarion Hampton has been handed the ball 78 times this year and racked up 358 yards (44.8 per game) with six touchdowns.
    • Antoine Green’s 564 yards as a receiver lead the team. He’s been targeted 34 times and has collected 23 receptions and six touchdowns.
    • Josh Downs has put up a 527-yard season so far with seven touchdowns, reeling in 48 passes on 60 targets.
    • J.J. Jones has a total of 316 receiving yards so far this year, hauling in 15 passes and scoring two touchdowns.
    • Noah Taylor leads the team with 3.5 sacks, and also has 4.0 TFL and 22 tackles.
    • So far Cedric Gray leads the team in both tackles and interceptions. He has totaled 53 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and two interceptions this season.

    Virginia Betting Insights

    • So far this season, Virginia has put together a 3-5-0 record against the spread.
    • Virginia is 1-0 against the spread so far this season when playing as at least 7.5-point underdogs.
    • Out of Virginia’s eight games with a set total, two have hit the over (25%).

    Virginia Stats & Insights

    • Virginia ranks 93rd with 359.8 total yards per game on offense, and it ranks 32nd with 340.4 total yards ceded per game on defense.
    • Virginia ranks ninth-worst in points per game (16.9), but it has been more productive on the other side of the ball, ranking 30th in the FBS with 21.5 points ceded per contest.
    • Virginia has been excelling on pass defense, allowing only 192.9 passing yards per contest (25th-best). On offense, it ranks 78th in the FBS by posting 228.3 passing yards per game.
    • From an offensive standpoint, Virginia is putting up 131.5 rushing yards per contest (90th-ranked). It ranks 72nd in the FBS on the other side of the ball (147.5 rushing yards given up per game).
    • Virginia’s third-down offense has been bottom-25 this season, putting up a 32.1% third-down rate, which ranks 18th-worst in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 41st with a 35.2% third-down rate allowed.
    • Virginia has produced 13 forced turnovers (42nd in the FBS) and committed 19 turnovers (127th in the FBS) this season for a -6 turnover margin that ranks 100th in the FBS.

    Virginia’s Best Players

    • Brennan Armstrong has thrown for 1,826 yards on 151-of-271 passing with six touchdowns and nine interceptions this season. He has chipped on the ground, as well, with 353 yards and four rushing touchdowns.
    • Perris Jones is his team’s leading rusher with 81 carries for 365 yards, or 45.6 per game. He’s found the end zone two times on the ground, as well.
    • Keytaon Thompson has collected 53 receptions this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 579 (72.4 yards per game). He’s been targeted 78 times.
    • Dontayvion Wicks has totaled 430 receiving yards (53.8 yards per game) and two touchdowns on 30 receptions.
    • Lavel Davis has racked up 371 reciving yards (46.4 ypg) and two touchdowns this season.
    • Chico Bennett Jr. has collected 7.0 sacks to lead the team, while also picking up 5.0 TFL and 31 tackles.
    • Virginia’s leading tackler, Nick Jackson, has 65 tackles, 5.0 TFL, and four sacks this year.
    • Anthony Johnson has a team-high two interceptions to go along with 40 tackles, 2.0 TFL, and three passes defended.
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