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UNC vs. Georgia Tech Prediction, Preview, Spread, Channel

Looking for a UNC vs. GT preview? Stick around. We’ve got all of the pre-game analysis before the ACC matchup.

Saturday, Nov. 5, the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets take on the No. 18 North Carolina Tar Heels. The game, to be played at Kenan Stadium, is slated for a 12:30 p.m. ET start time. Read on for our UNC vs. GT preview.

According to ESPN’s matchup predictor, which is based on its Football Power Index, North Carolina wins the matchup between the two teams 82.5% of the time. The spread has the Tar Heels favored as well.

Spread: UNC -11

Game Time: 12:30 p.m. ET

UNC vs. Georgia Tech preview:

Georgia Tech has had a streaky season thus far. The Yellow Jackets opened the season with three straight wins over Boston College, Mercer, and Vanderbilt before dropping three straight to Clemson, Miami, and Pitt. Georgia Tech rebounded with back-to-back wins over Georgia Southern and Duke to rest at 5-3 on the season.

North Carolina has its own streaky season going on as well. After opening the season with a loss to then No. 18 Georgia, the Tar Heels reeled off four straight wins before getting crushed by then No. 25 Virginia Tech. The Tar Heels have rebounded nicely since that defeat to the Hokies as UNC has won its last two games against Miami and Virginia.

The Yellow Jackets and Tar Heels have played 50 times in history, with the Yellow Jackets holding a 28-19-3 advantage.

UNC vs. Georgia Tech prediction:

The bad news for the Tar Heels? North Carolina's defense allows over 200 yards rushing per game. The Yellow Jackets have one of the best rushing attacks in the country.

The good news for the Tar Heels? Quarterback Mitch Trubisky is good. Like really good. Trubisky owns a fantastic 18-2 touchdown to interception ratio, and the Tar Heels are averaging over 300 yards per game through the air.

North Carolina 40, Georgia Tech 32