North Carolina State Wolfpack vs. Boston College Eagles Pick-Odds-Prediction 3/9/14
Boston College Eagles (8-22) at North Carolina State Wolfpack (18-12)
College Basketball: Sunday, March 9, 2014 at 6:00 pm (PNC Arena)
The Line: North Carolina State Wolfpack -7.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Boston College Eagles travel to North Carolina State to play the Wolfpack on Sunday.
The Boston College Eagles dropped to 8-22, 4-13 ACC after losing at home to Florida State 74-70 on Tuesday night. On the season, Olivier Hanlan leads the Eagles with 18 points per game. Ryan Anderson is averaging 14.3 points per game while pulling down a team-high 7.3 rebounds per contest. Boston College is averaging 68.5 points per game while shooting 44.5% from the field as a team this season. The Eagles are one of the worst rebounding teams in the country, pulling down only 30 boards per game. Boston College earned only their eighth win of the season last Saturday and only their fourth against conference opponents. The Eagles got back to losing at home on senior night last week. Boston College will be on the road for their final regular season game.
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North Carolina State improved to 18-12, 8-9 ACC after beating Pittsburgh on the road 74-67 on Monday night. On the year, T.J. Warren leads the Wolfpack with 23.3 points and 7.1 rebounds per game, both team-highs. Anthony Barber is averaging 9.8 points per game and a team-high 3.7 assists per game. The Wolfpack are averaging 70.4 points per game while shooting 45.6% from the field as a team this season. North Carolina State is a decent rebounding team, averaging 35.1 boards per game. The Wolfpack have lost four out of their last six games overall. North Carolina State will be at home for senior night on Sunday; the Wolfpack have lost their last two home games against conference opponents.
North Carolina is the better team in this matchup and I think they will get the job done on Sunday. The Wolfpack will play well on senior night and will win this game by double-digits.