I really really wish North Carolina hadn’t lost outright last week because it took away from some of the value on this matchup. With that said, this is just another one we can’t pass up taking a flier on. We’ve got NC State playing a tougher schedule thus far and honestly they’ve played better as of late. North Carolina has played several good quarters this year to really cover up an unimpressive start. This might be what UNC needs to get back on track, but I thought that’s what they needed earlier this year. They used a 21 point 4Q to make the Syracuse result respectable. They squeaked by a very average Boston College team. They couldn’t put Virginia Tech away the way you’d like them to if you’re a UNC fan. Then after all that they were outscored 31-7 last week in the first half, managed a shutout in the second half and it still wasn’t enough to beat what has been a lackluster FSU squad. I know its perfect timing for UNC to flip the script but our rule is to go off what we’ve seen to this point and that’s nothing impressive. I’m disappointed we didn’t write this up earlier with a better number, but the line continues to trickle down the way our projections would expect it to so we’ll jump before it gets to 14.
NC State +14.5 (-110) – 2 % Bankroll Wager