Game: NCAAF San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl ✅ NC State Wolfpack vs UCLA Bruins Preview, Handicapping, Analysis, Stats, NCAA Football Betting Odds & Lines, NC State vs UCLA Picks & NC State vs UCLA Predictions
Date: Tuesday, Dec 28, 2021
Start time: 8:00 PM EST, Petco Park, San Diego, CA
TV Channel: FOX
NC State will play against UCLA on Tuesday at San Diego County Credit Union Holiday Bowl.
NC State vs UCLA 12/28/21 Betting Prediction
NC State are ranked 18th with 9 wins from 12 games. They’ve played twice against ranked opponents and won one of these games. Out of their 3 losses, only 1 was not narrow and was by more than 3 points. The Wolf Pack average 33.1 points per game while their defense is also amazing, allowing just 19.7 points per game. The offense averages 288.4 passing yards and 126.2 rushing yards per game.
UCLA is 8-4 and also with a win out of 2 games against ranked opponents. The Bruins are a team that relies a lot on the ground game, averaging 215.2 rushing yards per game. The passing game is very efficient, even though it is not utilized a lot. The Bruins average 226.2 passing yards per game and that is mainly because QB Dorian Thompson-Robinson completes 62.2% of his throws for 2409 yards, 21 TDs, and 6 INTs.
NC State’s rush defense is ranked 23rd in the whole country, allowing just 127.2 rushing yards per game. UCLA’s pass defense is ranked 104th, allowing 260.2 passing yards per game. This really answers the question about who’s winning this one.