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Delaware State Hornets take on Wolfpack in college basketball test

Delaware State HornetsNorth Carolina State Wolfpack
Jan 4, 7:00 PM | PNC Arena

Delaware State Hornets vs North Carolina State Wolfpack Odds

4-8TEAM RECORD10-4

Delaware State pays a visit to North Carolina State on Wednesday, hoping to send the Wolfpack to a loss while covering the college basketball spread at PNC Arena.

The Hornets will try to spoil to the party on Wednesday; they are 0-0 ATS against the number this season, while the Wolfpack are 6-5 ATS. Delaware State is 0-0 on the totals; North Carolina State is 7-4.

View Delaware State vs North Carolina State Odds and Stats.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 82 (Wolfpack) and the No. 269 (Hornets) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 76-69 result in favor of the Wolfpack has been projected by the scores prediction engine.

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How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features North Carolina State's No. 35-ranked scoring average of 77.2 PPG, against a Hornets defense rated No. 146 and allowing 65.8 PPG. The Wolfpack FG% has averaged 48.3% to date this season, more than the Hornets shooters have managed so far (42.6% per game).

Defensively, Delaware State features the nation's No. 249-rated defense on the road, allowing 74.7 points per game. North Carolina State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 75 nationally in scoring at home.

Delaware State was a 77-59 loser in its last match on the road against George Washington. Amere May scored 22 points in a futile effort to lead the Hornets to a win (they lost 77-59 to George Washington at Charles E. Smith Center on Saturday).

In their last action, North Carolina State was an 82-55 winner at home against Western Carolina. They covered the 14–point spread as favorites. North Carolina State cruised to victory on Saturday, running Western Carolina out of the gym and running up an 82-55 score at PNC Arena.

North Carolina State Wolfpack Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 5-5
Before playing Maryland are 5-5
After playing Western Carolina are 2-1
After a win are 6-4

A few Hornets at Wolfpack trends to consider:
North Carolina State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
North Carolina State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Delaware State home to MD-Eastern Shore, Saturday, January 14
North Carolina State home to Maryland, Sunday, January 8

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