Texas A&M vs. North Carolina 2021 Orange Bowl Betting Odds, Picks and Predictions
Top sportsbooks online favor TAMU by seven points when the Texas A&M Aggies and North Carolina Tar Heels play on Saturday, January 2nd in the college football Orange Bowl at Hard Rock Stadium.
North Carolina vs. Texas A&M NCAAF Odds by MyBookie.ag
|North Carolina||+7½ (-120)||65½ (-110)||+230|
|Texas A&M||-7½ (EV)||65½ (-110)||-270|
Betting North Carolina Tar Heels
The Heels are underdogs according to the best College Football sportsbooks. The North Carolina Tar Heels have won four of their past five games. They look for their third bowl win since the 2012 season. The North Carolina Tar Heels have won three of their past five non-home games.
Sam Howell is completing 69.1% of his passes for 3,352 yards, 27 touchdowns and six picks. Howell has two or more touchdown passes in seven of his past 10 games. Dyami Brown and Dazz Newsome have a total of 1,715 receiving yards and 13 touchdowns.
Javonte Williams has 25 recs. The North Carolina Tar Heels are averaging 249 rushing yards per game. Michael Carter has 1,245 yards and nine touchdowns. North Carolina allows 28.4 points and 395.8 yards per game. Chazz Surratt has 91 tackles. Tomon Fox has six sacks. Cameron Roseman-Sinclair has one interception.
In top sportsbooks online trends, North Carolina is 2-4 ATS in their last six games. The total has gone O in five of North Carolina’s last seven games. North Carolina is 4-1 SU in their last five games. And 8-3 SU in their last 11 games this season.
The total has gone U in four of North Carolina’s last five games against an opponent in the Southeastern conference. And O in five of North Carolina’s last six games played on a Saturday. North Carolina is 1-4 SU in their last five games when playing as the underdog. And 4-2 ATS in their last six games played on a Saturday when playing at home.
Betting Texas A&M Aggies
The Texas A&M Aggies are on a seven-game winning streak. They look for a third straight bowl win. The Texas A&M Aggies have won four consecutive non-home games. Kellen Mond is completing 63.5% of his passes for 2,050 yards, 19 touchdowns and three picks.
Mond has nine touchdown passes in his past three games. Jalen Wydermyer and Ainias Smith have a total of 941 receiving yards and 12 touchdowns. Chase Lane has 28 recs. The Texas A&M Aggies are averaging 202.8 rushing yards per game.
Isaiah Spiller has 986 yards and seven touchdowns. Texas A&M allows 21.1 points and 316.6 yards per game. Buddy has 76 tackles. Bobby Brown III has 5.5 sacks. Leon O’Neal Jr. has two interceptions.
As top sportsbooks online trends go, Texas A&M is 5-2 ATS in their last seven games. The total has gone U in nine of Texas A&M’s last 13 games. Texas A&M is 7-0 SU in their last seven games. 5-0 SU in their last five games this season. And 4-1 ATS in their last five games against an opponent in the Atlantic Coast conference.
The total has gone U in four of Texas A&M’s last five games played in January. Texas A&M is 7-0 SU in their last seven games played on a Saturday. The total has gone U in seven of Texas A&M’s last 9 games when playing as the favorite.
North Carolina vs. Texas A&M NCAAF Pick
The Texas A&M Aggies are one of the more balanced programs in the nation. Each of their past six wins have been by double digits. The North Carolina Tar Heels can sometimes be wobbly on defense.
But they have one of the best offensives in football. Texas A&M should be favorite. But North Carolina can score with the best of them. The Tar Heels are very familiar with this field. Take the free touchdown.