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    The NC State Wolfpack (2-1) will visit the Virginia Cavaliers (0-3) on Friday at 7:30 PM ET.

    The Wolfpack are solid favorites (-9) in their matchup against the Cavaliers, with the over/under at 48 points. (In terms of the moneyline, the Wolfpack are -373 and the Cavaliers are +290.)

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    Game Info for NC State vs. Virginia

    • Game Day: Friday, September 22, 2023
    • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN
    • Location: Charlottesville, Virginia
    • Stadium: Scott Stadium
    NC State vs Virginia Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    NC State -9 -111 -109 48 -110 -110 -373 +290

    NC State Pick Insights

    • NC State is winless against the spread so far this season in two games.
    • NC State has not yet covered the spread as favorites of 9 points or more this season (0-1).
    • One of NC State’s two games with a set total has hit the over (50%).

    NC State Stats & Insights

    • NC State is putting up 402 yards per game offensively this year (61st in the FBS), and are allowing 306.7 yards per game (43rd) on the other side of the ball.
    • NC State ranks 61st in scoring offense (31 points per game) and 62nd in scoring defense (22 points allowed per game) this season.
    • On offense, NC State ranks 76th in the FBS with 226.3 passing yards per game. Meanwhile, the defense ranks 38th in passing yards allowed per contest (191.7).
    • NC State is averaging 175.7 rushing yards per game on offense (52nd in the FBS), and ranks 53rd defensively with 115 rushing yards allowed per game.
    • NC State has been a tough matchup for opposing teams on third down, ranking top-25 in both third-down offense (11th-best with a 54.2% third-down percentage) and third-down defense (13th-best with a 27.8% third-down percentage allowed) this season.
    • NC State ranks 59th in college football with an even turnover margin after forcing 3 turnovers (82nd in the FBS) and committing three (32nd in the FBS).

    NC State’s Best Players

    • Brennan Armstrong leads NC State with 679 yards (226.3 ypg) on 66-of-105 passing with three touchdowns and three interceptions this season. He also has 161 rushing yards on 37 carries while scoring three touchdowns on the ground.
    • Jordan Houston has collected 96 yards on 25 carries.
    • Kevin Concepcion has hauled in 16 receptions for 122 yards (40.7 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. .
    • Julian Gray has hauled in six receptions totaling 109 yards so far this campaign.
    • Porter Rooks has been the target of 12 passes and hauled in eight catches for 92 yards, an average of 30.7 yards per contest.
    • Davin Vann paces the team with three sacks, and also has two TFL and nine tackles.
    • NC State’s top-tackler, Payton Wilson, has 32 tackles, one TFL, and one interception this year.
    • Robert Kennedy has a team-high one interception to go along with 11 tackles, one TFL, 1.5 sacks, and one pass defended.

    Virginia Betting Insights

    • Virginia has covered the spread once in three games this season.
    • Virginia is winless against the spread (0-2) when playing as at least 9-point underdogs.
    • Each of Virginia’s three game with a set total have hit the over.

    Virginia Pick Insights

    • Virginia has lots of room to get better, as it ranks 20th-worst in total yards per game (316.7) and 13th-worst in total yards allowed per game (451.7).
    • Virginia ranks 107th in points per game (20.7), but it has been worse on the defensive side of the ball, ranking seventh-worst in the FBS with 42.3 points surrendered per contest.
    • From an offensive standpoint, Virginia is compiling 248.7 passing yards per game (57th-ranked). It ranks 104th in the FBS defensively (260.7 passing yards given up per game).
    • Virginia has plenty of room to get better in the running game, as it ranks seventh-worst in rushing yards per game (68) and 16th-worst in rushing yards allowed per game (191).
    • In terms of third-down efficiency, Virginia ranks 94th in the FBS (36.4% third-down conversion percentage) and 102nd on the other side of the ball (45% third-down rate allowed).
    • Virginia has a bottom-25 turnover margin this season, 15th-worst at -4.

    Virginia’s Best Players

    • Anthony Colandrea has thrown for 652 yards on 62.5% passing while recording three touchdown passes with four interceptions this season.
    • The team’s top rusher, Perris Jones, has carried the ball 26 times for 87 yards (29 per game) with two touchdowns. He’s also caught two passes for 68 yards.
    • Kobe Pace has five receptions for 103 yards (34.3 per game) and two touchdowns so far while also carrying the ball 17 times for 62 yards and one score.
    • Malik Washington leads his squad with 289 receiving yards on 18 receptions with one touchdown.
    • Malachi Fields has 19 receptions (on 30 targets) for a total of 207 yards (69 yards per game) this year.
    • Kameron Butler has racked up two sacks to lead the team, while also picking up three TFL and 16 tackles.
    • Jonas Sanker is the team’s leading tackler this year. He’s totaled 28 tackles.
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