North Carolina State vs. Wofford - 12/14/14 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Wofford Terriers (7-2) at North Carolina State Wolfpack (8-1)
College Basketball: Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 4:00 pm (PNC Arena)
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The Wofford Terriers and North Carolina State Wolfpack play Sunday at the PNC Arena.
The Wofford Terriers have won seven of their last eight games and play their fourth true road contest. On the season, Wofford is averaging 66.1 points on 46.7 percent shooting and is allowing 59.3 points on 42.9 percent shooting. Karl Cochran leads Wofford with 14.1 points and 6.7 rebounds while Spencer Collins is averaging 12 points on 55.3 percent shooting. Lee Skinner is grabbing 5.6 rebounds per game and Justin Gordon is shooting 71.2 percent from the field. The Wofford Terriers are a balanced team that relies mainly on their defense that’s forcing more than 14 turnovers and is holding teams to 27.3 percent shooting from beyond the arc. Offensively, Wofford is shooting 66.7 percent from the free throw line and 44.1 percent from beyond the arc.
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The North Carolina State Wolfpack are off to a quick 8-1 start and look to keep things rolling. On the season, North Carolina State is averaging 76.1 points on 45.5 percent shooting and is allowing 59.7 points on 35.4 percent shooting. Trevor Lacey leads NC State with 16.8 points and 5.5 rebounds while Ralston Turner is averaging 13.3 points on 45.7 percent shooting. Anthony Barber is the third Wolfpack player to average double-digit points and Kyle Washington is grabbing 5.1 rebounds per game. The North Carolina State Wolfpack are a long team that’s averaging 43.6 rebounds and seven blocks per game, numbers that are some of the best in the country. North Carolina State is shooting 35.3 percent from beyond the arc and forcing 11.3 turnovers per game on the defensive side.
The Terriers are 10-4-1 ATS in their last 15 road games and 15-6 ATS in their last 21 games overall. The Wolfpack are 1-4-1 ATS in their last 6 non-conference games and 13-6-1 ATS in their last 20 games overall.
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