ACC Tournament - Miami Hurricanes vs North Carolina State Wolfpack Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner
North Carolina State Wolfpack vs Miami Hurricanes Odds
Greensboro Coliseum features an NCAA basketball betting clash between the host Miami Hurricanes and the visiting North Carolina State Wolfpack in college hoops action on Saturday.
This game is part of the ACC Tournament which will decide the conference champion and help decide March Madness seedings. This matchup is a neutral-site affair being played at Greensboro Coliseum.
Supporters of the Wolfpack have watched them go 24-9 and 17-12-2 ATS on the year, while the Hurricanes are at 25-6 and 17-9-2 ATS. In totals betting, the Hurricanes are 9-16-1, while the Wolfpack have a 16-14-1 mark.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Miami sat as 2-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game puts the Hurricanes, most recently No. 9 in the Odds Shark power rankings, up against the Wolfpack, who rate No. 40 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and computer-based handicapping simulations run on this game predict a potential 78-77 victory for the Hurricanes.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Wolfpack rank No. 61 in NCAA Division 1 with 37.2 per game. That compares with Miami’s No. 121 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Miami is college basketball's No. 115-ranked team at 6.7 per game, while the Wolfpack rate No. 266 with 5.2 per game.
Defensively, North Carolina State features the nation's No. 138-rated defense on the road, allowing 67.8 points per game. Miami, meanwhile, comes in at No. 174 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for North Carolina State, they were a 75-56 winner as they battled Virginia on the road. They covered in the match as a 1-point favorite. North Carolina State earned a 75-56 victory over Virginia on Friday, getting 23 points from Scott Wood at Greensboro Coliseum.
In their last action, Miami was a 69-58 winner at home against Boston College. They covered the 10-point spread as favorites. Shane Larkin scored 20 points leading the Hurricanes to a 69-58 victory over Boston College at Greensboro Coliseum on Friday.
North Carolina State Wolfpack Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
After playing Virginia are 4-6
After a win are 5-5
Miami Hurricanes Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After playing Boston College are 7-3
After a win are 8-2
A few Wolfpack at Hurricanes trends to consider:
Miami is 17-3 SU in its last 20 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 5 games when playing North Carolina State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Miami's last 6 games
Miami is 3-5-1 ATS in its last 9 games