Florida State Seminoles face North Carolina State Wolfpack: NCAA basketball odds preview and stats
Florida State Seminoles vs North Carolina State Wolfpack Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the North Carolina State vs Florida State battle Tuesday at PNC Arena as the Wolfpack look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
North Carolina State will face the 14-11 Seminoles, who own a 9-13-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Wolfpack are 14-8-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Seminoles are 12-10 favoring the OVER.
The Seminoles were listed as 9.5-point underdogs at many online sportsbooks, including Sportsbook.ag.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 41-ranked Wolfpack and the No. 235-rated Seminoles in this matchup. Computer formulas aimed at predicting NCAAB scores point to a 78-71 win for the Wolfpack on Tuesday.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits North Carolina State's No. 9-ranked offense, averaging 78.4 PPG, against a Seminoles defense that ranks No. 203 at 67.4 PPG. The Wolfpack field goal percentage has averaged 49.9% so far, more than the Seminoles marksmen have achieved on the year, 44.1% per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Florida State owns the country's No. 107-rated mark, allowing 66.7 points per game on the highway. North Carolina State, on the other hand, rates No. 9 in scoring at home.
Florida State was a 69-66 winner in their most recent outing at home against Boston College. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as favorites. Michael Snaer scored 21 points leading the Seminoles to a 69-66 victory over Boston College at Tucker Center on Saturday.
North Carolina State was a 90-86 winner in its last match at home against Virginia Tech. They failed to cover the 14-point spread as favorites. North Carolina State got 22 points from Scott Wood en route to a 90-86 victory over Virginia Tech on Saturday at PNC Arena.
Florida State Seminoles Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing Virginia Tech are 4-6
After playing Boston College are 5-4
After a win are 4-6
North Carolina State Wolfpack Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 4-6
Before playing North Carolina are 4-6
After playing Virginia Tech are 4-6
After a win are 7-3
A few Seminoles at Wolfpack trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Florida State's last 5 games on the road
Florida State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against North Carolina St
Florida State is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games on the road
Florida State is 6-12 SU in its last 18 games when playing on the road against North Carolina St
North Carolina State is 12-1 SU in its last 13 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of North Carolina State's last 6 games at home
North Carolina State is 14-5 SU in its last 19 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of North Carolina State's last 7 games
Florida State at Virginia Tech, Sunday, February 24
North Carolina State at North Carolina, Saturday, February 23