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NC State vs Miami 1/14/23 College Basketball Picks, Predictions, Odds

Miami Hurricanes (14-2) vs. NC State Wolfpack (13-4)
January 14, 2023 12:00 pm EDT
The Line: NC State Wolfpack -3 / Miami Hurricanes +3; Over/Under: +154.5
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The Miami Hurricanes and NC State Wolfpack meet Saturday in college basketball action at the PNC Arena. The Miami Hurricanes look for their 15th win. The NC State Wolfpack look for their 14th win. 

The Miami Hurricanes are averaging 78 points on 48 percent shooting and allowing 68.6 points on 43.2 percent shooting. Isaiah Wong is averaging 16.7 points and 4.5 rebounds, while Jordan Miller is averaging 15 points and 5.9 rebounds. Norchad Omier is the third double-digit scorer and Nijel Pack is grabbing 2.7 rebounds. The Miami Hurricanes are shooting 33.6 percent from beyond the arc and 75.1 percent from the free throw line. The Miami Hurricanes are allowing 32.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.7 rebounds per game.

The NC State Wolfpack are averaging 79.5 points on 45.3 percent shooting and allowing 68.3 points on 43.1 percent shooting. Terquavion Smith is averaging 18.1 points and 3.7 rebounds, while Jarkel Joiner is averaging 15.7 points and 4.1 rebounds. Casey Morsell is the third double-digit scorer and Jack Clark is grabbing 7.3 rebounds. The NC State Wolfpack are shooting 35.1 percent from beyond the arc and 71.2 percent from the free throw line. The NC State Wolfpack are allowing 31.4 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 35.3 rebounds per game.

The Hurricanes are 23-7 ATS in their last 30 road games and 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games overall. The Wolfpack are 10-27-3 ATS in their last 40 home games and 16-34-2 ATS in their last 52 games overall. The under is 8-3 in Hurricanes last 11 overall. The under is 5-0 in Wolfpack last 5 overall. The favorite is 5-1 ATS in the last 6 meetings.

The NC State Wolfpack are going to get the benefit of the doubt at home, but we’re getting probably the better team with a free bucket. The Miami Hurricanes have also proven themselves on the rad and in the underdog role all year. At some point, oddsmakers will just admit that Miami is a good team. Give me the free bucket based on the value.

Randy Chambers's Free Pick: Miami Hurricanes +3

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