North Carolina State vs. Loyola-Chicago - 11/26/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Loyola-Chicago Ramblers (5-1) at North Carolina State Wolfpack (4-1)
College Basketball: Saturday, November 26, 2016 at 4:00 pm (PNC Arena)
The Line: North Carolina State Wolfpack -13 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Loyola (CHI) Ramblers and NC State Wolfpack meet Saturday afternoon in college basketball action at the PNC Arena.
The Loyola (CHI) Ramblers look for a statement road victory to improve on their solid 5-1 start to the season. The Loyola (CHI) Ramblers are averaging 73 points on 48.6 percent shooting and allowing 61.8 points on 40.7 percent shooting. Aundre Jackson is averaging 15 points and 5.3 rebounds while Milton Doyle is averaging 14.7 points and 5.8 assists. Clayton Custer is the third double-digit scorer and Donte Ingram is grabbing 5.3 rebounds. The Loyola (CHI) Ramblers are shooting 33.7 percent from beyond the arc and 62.2 percent from the free throw line. The Loyola (CHI) Ramblers are allowing 30.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 28.8 rebounds per game. The Loyola (CHI) Ramblers have split their last eight road games.
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The NC State Wolfpack also look for a nice victory to build on their solid 4-1 start to the season. The NC State Wolfpack are averaging 83.8 points on 50 percent shooting and allowing 77.4 points on 42.4 percent shooting. Terry Henderson is averaging 17 points and 1.6 assists while Maverick Rowan is averaging 17 points and nine rebounds. Ted Kapita is the third double-digit scorer and Torin Dorn is grabbing 6.6 rebounds. The NC State Wolfpack are shooting 36.2 percent from beyond the arc and 71.1 percent from the free throw line. The NC State Wolfpack are allowing 31.3 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 32 rebounds per game. The NC State Wolfpack have won six of their last seven home games.
The Ramblers are 6-1 ATS in their last 7 road games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games following a straight up win. The Wolfpack are 17-7-1 ATS in their last 25 Saturday games and 3-8 ATS in their last 11 games following a straight up win. The over is 4-1 in Wolfpack last 5 overall and the under is 5-2 in Ramblers last 7 road games.
Loyola is off to a solid start, but playing on the road against NC State is a different ball game than what its faced up to this point. The Wolfpack will have the advantage at nearly position in this contest and should be able to overwhelm the Ramblers with their athletic ability. Give me the home team by double digits.