NC State vs. Virginia - 2/11/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Virginia Cavaliers (21-1) at North Carolina State Wolfpack (14-10)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 8:00 pm (PNC Arena)
The Line: North Carolina State Wolfpack +7 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN Full Court
The NC State Wolfpack and the Virginia Cavaliers face off on Wednesday in PNC Arena in an ACC college basketball matchup.
The NC State Wolfpack are 14-10 this season and have lost four of their last five games. NC State is averaging 72.5 points and they are shooting 45 percent while defensively they are allowing 66.7 points and their opponents are shooting 40.4 percent. Trevor Lacey leads the Wolfpack averaging 16.7 points per game. Ralston Turner is averaging 13.1 points, Anthony Barber is averaging 11.4 points, and Kyle Washington is averaging 7.7 points. NC State is 12-5 at home and 5-6 in the ACC.
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The Virginia Cavaliers are 21-1 this season and they are ranked third in the nation. UVA is averaging 67.6 points and they are shooting 46.6 percent while defensively they are allowing 50.7 points and their opponents are shooting 35.5 percent. Malcolm Brogdon leads the Cavaliers averaging 13.7 points per game. Justin Anderson is averaging 13.4 points, Anthony Gill is averaging 11 points and 6.6 rebounds, and Mike Tobey is averaging 7.7 points and 5.4 rebounds. Virginia is 8-0 on the road and 9-1 in the ACC.
NC State is 8-2-1 against the spread following a loss, 18-7-2 against the spread against the ACC, and 0-3-1 against the spread in their last five games. Virginia is 7-1 against the spread in their last eight road games, 21-8-2 against the spread against the ACC, and 33-16-2 against the spread in their last 51 games. The road team has covered the point spread in 16 of the last 21 meetings of these two teams.
My free pick in this one is going to be on the total so please check back when the totals are released.