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ACC Report - Week 8
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North Carolina at Syracuse (ACC Network, 12:20 p.m. ET)
The Tar Heels look to keep their flickering bowl eligibility hopes alive when they invade the Carrier Dome on Saturday. It will be a tall order, though, as the Orange are 3-0 SU at home this season. UNC has cashed in five of their past six conference games, while going 5-1 ATS in the past six against teams with a winning record. They're also an impressive 6-2-1 ATS in the past nine overall and 11-5 ATS in their past 16 games in the month of October. For the Orange, they are 4-1-1 ATS in the past six overall, but just 1-4-2 ATS in the past seven against teams with a losing record. As far as the total, the under is 10-1 in UNC's past 11 in October. The under is also 13-3-1 in the past 17 at home for Syracuse, and 15-5-1 in their past 21 inside the conference while going 20-7-1 in the past 28 overall. The underdog has also cashed in four straight in this series.
Virginia at Duke (ACC Network, 12:30 p.m. ET)
The Hoos head to Wallace Wade Stadium in Durham looking to carry over the momentum after a huge win over Miami at home last week. Duke did the same, picking up a key win at Georgia Tech to move within one game of bowl eligibility already. The Cavaliers enter 5-1 ATS in the past six games overall, and 4-1 ATS in their past five against teams with a winning record. For Duke, they're 5-1 ATS in their past six against winning teams while hitting in seven of the past nine games overall against the number. The over is 5-0 in Virginia's past five on the road against teams with a winning home record, but the under is 12-3-1 in their past 16 in the month of October and 24-11-1 in their past 36 conference tilts. The under is 9-1 in Duke's past 10 in the ACC, and 7-3 in their past 10 against winning sides. The under is also 16-7 in their past 23 at Wallace Wade, and 12-5 in the past 17 games overall. In this series, the Cavs are 1-4 ATS in the past five trips to Duke, while the home team is 6-2 ATS in the past eight meetings.
North Carolina State at Clemson
(ESPN, 3:30 p.m. ET)
The only two unbeaten and ranked teams in the ACC square off against each other in Death Valley. The Wolfpack have put scares into the Tigers in recent years, but they haven't been able to get over the hump. Will Saturday be the day? Vegas doesn't have a lot of believe in the Pack, they're 17 1/2-point underdogs as of early Thursday morning.
N.C. State is 7-2-1 ATS in the past 10 games on the road while going 4-1 ATS in the past five against winning sides. The Wolfpack are just 1-3-1 ATS in the past five within the ACC, however. Clemson has covered four of the past five inside the league, but they're a dismal 1-4-1 ATS in the past six in the month of October, 1-4 ATS in the past five agaisnt winning teams and 0-4 ATS in their past four after touching Howard's Rock at home. N.C. State is 5-1 ATS in the past six trips to Clemson, while going 6-2 ATS in the past eight meetings overall. The road team is also 13-5 ATS in the past 18 in this series.
As far as the total is concerned, it has hit in five of the past six meetings at Clemson. The under is also 25-10-1 in Clemson's past 36 home games and 11-5-1 in the past 17 overall while going 7-3-1 in their past 11 inside the ACC. The under is a perfect 5-0 in the past five for N.C. State in October, and a whopping 14-3 in the past 17 games inside the league. The under is also 11-4 in their past 15 games overall and 5-2 in the past seven on the road.
Wake Forest at Florida State (ESPN2, 3:30 p.m.)
A pair of 3-3 clubs square off in Tallahassee, and the winner is very much alive for bowl eligibility. The Seminoles are currently listed as double-digit favorites. Neither side has been particularly attractive against the number, as the Deacs are 1-7 ATS in the past eight overall while FSU is just 1-9-2 ATS in the past 12 against the ACC. The home team is 5-2-1 ATS in the past eight in this series, but the underdog is 9-4-1 ATS in the past 14 meetings. As far the total is concerned, the under is 4-0 in the past four, and 5-1 in the past six meetings in Tally. The over is the dominant trend for both sides lately, however. The over is 4-1 in the past five road games and 5-2 in the past seven inside the league. The over is 4-1 in the past five games overall, while going 7-3 in their past 10 following a bye.
Teams On A Bye
Boston College, Georgia Tech, Louisville, Miami-Florida, Pittsburgh, Virginia Tech