North Carolina State vs. North Carolina - 2/24/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
North Carolina Tar Heels (22-5) at North Carolina State Wolfpack (14-13)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 8:00 pm (PNC Arena)
The Line: North Carolina State Wolfpack +7 -- Over/Under: 156.5 See the Latest Odds
The NC State Wolfpack and the North Carolina Tar Heels face off on Wednesday in an ACC college basketball rivalry game.
The NC State Wolfpack are 14-13 this season and they have won two of their last three games. NC State is averaging 75.4 points per game and they are shooting 43.2 percent while defensively they are allowing 73.2 points and their opponents are shooting 43.1 percent. Anthony Barber leads the Wolfpack averaging 23.1 points per game. Maverick Rowan is averaging 13 points, Abdul-Malik Abu is averaging 12.5 points and 8.7 rebounds, and Caleb Martin is averaging 11 points. NC State is 10-6 at home and 4-10 in the ACC.
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The North Carolina Tar Heels are 22-5 this season and they have won three of their last four games. North Carolina is averaging 83.9 points and they are shooting 48.4 percent while defensively they are allowing 70.4 points and their opponents are shooting 41.5 percent. Brice Johnson leads the Tar Heels averaging 16.9 points and 10.6 rebounds per game. Marcus Paige is averaging 12.4 points, Justin Jackson is averaging 12.2 points, and Joel Berry II is averaging 12 points. North Carolina is 4-4 on the road and 11-3 in the ACC.
NC State is 5-1 against the spread in their last six games, 33-16-2 against the spread against the ACC, and 1-5 against the spread following a win. North Carolina is 3-7 against the spread in their last 10 games, 2-5 against the spread following a win, and 0-4 against the spread in their last four road games. The underdog has covered the point spread in the last four meetings of these two.
This looks like a lot of point on the road in a rivalry game so I will take the points with NC State.