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    The No. 21 North Carolina Tar Heels (0-0) and the South Carolina Gamecocks (0-0) play at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina on Saturday, September 2, 2023.

    The Gamecocks are underdogs, but by less than a field goal (+2.5), versus the Tar Heels (with an over/under of 64.5 points).

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    Game Info for North Carolina vs. South Carolina

    • Game Day: Saturday, September 2, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ABC
    • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
    • Stadium: Bank of America Stadium
    North Carolina vs South Carolina Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    North Carolina -2.5 -108 -112 64.5 -110 -110 -136 +114

    North Carolina Pick Insights

    • North Carolina went 6-7-1 ATS last season.
    • North Carolina covered the spread twice when favored by 2.5 points or more last season (in nine opportunities).
    • A total of six North Carolina games last season went over the point total.

    North Carolina Stats & Insights

    • North Carolina put up 5.6 more points per game (34.4) than South Carolina surrendered (28.8) last season.
    • North Carolina was 4-4 against the spread and 8-1 overall last season when the team scored more than 28.8 points.
    • North Carolina racked up 59 more yards per game (463.7) than South Carolina allowed per matchup (404.7) last year.
    • In games that North Carolina totaled more than 404.7 yards last season, the team was 5-3 against the spread and 9-0 overall.
    • Last year North Carolina piled up 154.4 rushing yards per game, 43.5 fewer than South Carolina allowed per contest (197.9).
    • North Carolina had a 1-1 ATS record and a 2-0 overall record when the team rushed for more than 197.9 yards last year.
    • North Carolina had 13 giveaways last season, while South Carolina had 23 takeaways.

    North Carolina’s Best Players

    • Drake Maye had an impressive passing stat line last year with 4,321 yards (308.6 yards per game), going 342-for-517 (66.2% completion percentage), 38 touchdowns and seven interceptions. He was a factor in the running game as well, with 698 rushing yards on 184 carries, seven rushing TDs, and averaging 49.9 yards per game.
    • Elijah Green ran for 558 yards on 131 carries (39.9 yards per game), with eight rushing touchdowns last year.
    • In the previous season, Josh Downs grabbed 94 passes (on 119 targets) for 1,029 yards (73.5 per game). He also found the end zone 11 times.
    • Antoine Green also impressed receiving last year. He bagged 43 receptions for 798 yards and seven touchdowns. He was targeted 68 times.
    • Bryson Nesbit hauled in 35 passes on 47 targets for 507 yards and four touchdowns, averaging 36.2 receiving yards per game.
    • Kaimon Rucker did his thing last season with an incredible stat line of 3.5 sacks, two TFL and 26 tackles.
    • Cedric Gray went to work last year, collecting 105 tackles, nine TFL, one sack, and two interceptions.
    • Storm Duck intercepted three passes last year while also totaling 28 tackles, one TFL, and five passes defended.

    South Carolina Betting Insights

    • South Carolina won seven games against the spread last season, failing to cover or pushing six times.
    • South Carolina had an ATS record of 4-4 when playing as at least 2.5-point underdogs last year.
    • In South Carolina games last season, combined scoring went over the point total eight times.

    South Carolina Pick Insights

    • South Carolina put up 32.2 points per game last year, comparable to the 30.8 North Carolina allowed.
    • South Carolina was 5-0 against the spread and 6-0 overall in games when it scored more than 30.8 points last season.
    • South Carolina averaged 57 fewer yards per game (379.5) than North Carolina allowed (436.5) per matchup last year.
    • When South Carolina totaled more than 436.5 yards last year, the team was 3-0 against the spread and 3-0 overall.
    • Last season South Carolina rushed for 45.7 fewer yards per game (119.5) than North Carolina allowed per contest (165.2).
    • Last year South Carolina had a 3-0 ATS record and a 4-0 overall record in games the team ran for over 165.2 yards.
    • South Carolina turned the ball over 27 times last season, 13 more turnovers than North Carolina forced (14).

    South Carolina’s Best Players

    • Spencer Rattler completed 66.2% of his passes and threw for 3,011 yards and 18 touchdowns last season.
    • MarShawn Lloyd accumulated 572 rushing yards and nine touchdowns on the ground during last year’s campaign.
    • Juju McDowell rushed for 219 yards and two touchdowns last season.
    • Antwane Wells Jr. was targeted 7.1 times per game and piled up 928 receiving yards and six touchdowns over the course of 2022.
    • Jalen Brooks hauled in one touchdown and had 504 receiving yards (38.8 ypg) in 2022.
    • Josh Vann averaged 22.8 receiving yards per game on 2.4 targets per game a season ago.
    • Last year Tonka Hemingway put pressure on opposing quarterbacks with four sacks, and added six TFL and 29 tackles.
    • Sherrod Greene put together a strong stat line last year, accruing 55 tackles, two TFL, 2.5 sacks, and one interception.
    • Marcellas Dial collected three interceptions in addition to 28 tackles and three passes defended a year ago.
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