NC State Wolfpack (9-8) vs. Duke Blue Devils (13-2)
January 15, 2022 2:00 pm EDT
The Line: Duke Blue Devils -13.5 / NC State Wolfpack +13.5; Over/Under: -151.5
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The NC State Wolfpack and Duke Blue Devils meet Saturday in college basketball action at the Cameron Indoor Stadium. The NC State Wolfpack need a win after losing seven of their last 10 games. The Duke Blue Devils look for a win after winning six of their last seven games.
The NC State Wolfpack are averaging 76.2 points on 42.2 percent shooting and allowing 74.2 points on 45.1 percent shooting. Dereon Seabron is averaging 19.8 points and 9.6 rebounds, while Jericole Hellems is averaging 14.5 points and 4.6 rebounds. Terquavion Smith is the third double-digit scorer and Cam Hayes is grabbing 2.6 rebounds. The NC State Wolfpack are shooting 32.8 percent from beyond the arc and 71.2 percent from the free throw line. The NC State Wolfpack are allowing 34.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 34.1 rebounds per game.
The Duke Blue Devils are averaging 82.8 points on 48.6 percent shooting and allowing 64.7 points on 41.1 percent shooting. Paolo Banchero is averaging 17.7 points and 7.3 rebounds, while Wendell Moore Jr. is averaging 15.4 points and 5.8 rebounds. Trevor Keels is the third double-digit scorer and Mark Williams is grabbing 6.3 rebounds. The Duke Blue Devils are shooting 36.4 percent from beyond the arc and 73.8 percent from the free throw line. The Duke Blue Devils are allowing 30.1 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.7 rebounds per game.
The Wolfpack are 9-4 ATS in their last 13 road games and 5-13 ATS in their last 18 games overall. The Blue Devils are 1-4 ATS in their last 5 Saturday games and 5-2 ATS in their last 7 games overall. The over is 17-5 in Wolfpack last 22 road games. The under is 4-1 in Blue Devils last 5 overall. The underdog is 6-2 ATS in the last 8 meetings.
The NC State Wolfpack have the ability to surprise people here and there, and they’ve had covering road success, but their up and down defense is a concern. The Duke Blue Devils are absolutely loaded, and they should have a lot of success here on the offensive end. NC State can’t get enough stops to hang in this one. Give me Duke in a home blowout.