unc vs duke football 2020
142.17 yards per game on the ground, fifth-least in the conference, and 25 yards per game less than what Duke is rushing for in the 2020 season. While the 10.5-point upset is certainly a possibility, Duke's going to have to perform much better against the Tar Heels than they have in games against similar competition, and for the full 40 minutes. The team has carried leads over Virginia and NC State into the fourth and third quarters, respectively, but then ended up losing to both by double digits in the end. 247Sports. Here's what to expect this weekend. They went in to their Week Eight game against UNC-Charlotte tied for seventh-to-last, but then Gunnar Holmberg threw an interception against UNC-Charlotte to add to their record-setting turnovers given away per game. Will Duke get their fourth win in the last five games against their primary rival and take back control of the Victory Bell, or will UNC start their first multi-game winning streak since 2014/2015? 82.61% scoring percentage allowed is 11th-worst in the league). UNC vs Duke Week 10 Game Info. View the Box Score for the football game between the Charlotte and the Duke on October 31, 2020. North Carolina, long cast in a "sleeping giant" role across the college football landscape due to its status as a state university with a loyal fanbase and relative success under the tenure of Mack Brown in the 1990s. North Carolina has now played 19 games since Mack Brown returned to Chapel Hill, posting an 11-8 record. The deciding game on UNC's postseason bowl chances in 2019 turned out to be the three-point win over Duke in last year's insane finish, when the Blue Devils' ill-advised halfback pass from inside the five-yard line was intercepted in the end zone. I'm still in a believe it when I see it mode with this Blue Devils' team, though, so the final prediction is... © 2005-2020 CBS INTERACTIVE ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. North Carolina vs. Duke Football Prediction and Preview By Jon Kinne , 11/4/20, 3:40 PM EST The Victory Bell is on the line when the Tar Heels take on the Blue Devils in Durham After a bye week off and barely playing their first team offensive players against UNC-Charlotte, it's possible that Duke's players are finally conditioned and rested enough after a disruptive offseason to carry them through the final buzzer. Last year's game pitted a 4-3 Duke squad against a 3-4 UNC team, and the two teams changed directions after that final play. If so, this could be a lot closer than the spread makes it seem like it would be. The official 2020 Football schedule for the Duke University The Blue Devils are still dead last in most turnovers given away in the country (23) with no other program coughing the ball up 20 times or more. ... UNC's Last Eight Losses Have Been By 32 Combined Points. Condensed Game: NC State vs. Duke Football 2020. Location: Wallace Wade Stadium | Durham, NC. Yet excitement doesn't always immediately mean results, and Brown's first team back resulted in a 7-6 record (4-4 in conference). The two programs not performing up to expectations is nothing new in recent years, with the Duke program achieving a peak of ten wins in 2013 but gradually descending back to normalcy and then irrelevance the last two years. All NCAAF betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook. While UNC was expected to contend for the ACC Championship this season with Clemson and Notre Dame, and was ranked as high as fifth nationally, their star has fallen after dropping two of their last three games to Florida State and Virginia, with a win over NC State sandwiched between. Giving the ball away, especially in the red zone, is not a recipe for success. The Blue Devils hold a 35-67 (.343) record in ACC contests under David Cutcliffe. The two bright spots Duke fans can point when looking across the ball is that UNC has turned over their opponents just over once per game, and they're not great at stopping teams inside the red zone (82.61% scoring percentage allowed is 11th-worst in the league). Duke Football will kick off against North Carolina in just under three hours, with both teams looking to turn around disappointing starts to their 2020 season.