The No. 24 North Carolina Tar Heels will take on the Georgia State Panthers at 7:30 p.m. ET on Saturday at Kenan Memorial Stadium. North Carolina lost in its 2021 opener, 17-10 to Virginia Tech after posting an 8-4 record last year and receiving a bid to the Orange Bowl. Georgia State lost its first game of the season, 43-10 to Army. The Panthers went 6-4 last season and won the LendingTree Bowl.
The Tar Heels are favored by 26 points in the latest North Carolina vs. Georgia State odds from Caesars Sportsbook, and the over-under is set at 66.5. Before entering any Georgia State vs. North Carolina picks, you'll want to see the college football predictions from the model at SportsLine.
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- North Carolina vs. Georgia State spread: UNC -26
- North Carolina vs. Georgia State over-under: 66.5 points
What you need to know about North Carolina
Quarterback Sam Howell threw three interceptions in the loss to Virginia Tech. He was sacked six times. It was the Tar Heels' lowest output in 26 games during the second coaching tenure of Mack Brown. North Carolina fell 14 spots in the AP Top 25 after the loss.
North Carolina had entered its opener with its highest preseason ranking since 1997. The Tar Heels were held to 208 passing yards. North Carolina was down 14-0 at halftime. UNC was fifth best in the nation in sacks last year, finishing the 2020 season with 36.
What you need to know about Georgia State
The Panthers allowed 258 rushing yards to Army in its opening loss. The offense sputtered after finishing last season with three consecutive 30-point outings. Quarterback Cornelious Brown IV passed for a 129 yards and an interception. He was sacked three times.
How to make North Carolina vs. Georgia State picks
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