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North Carolina State favored by -7.5 against Wake Forest on Tuesday

Wake Forest Demon Deacons North Carolina State Wolfpack
14-9 February 11, 2014, 07:00 | PNC Arena 15-8



The visiting Wake Forest Demon Deacons hope to send their backers to the pay window on Tuesday as they look to cover the spread at PNC Arena against the North Carolina State Wolfpack.

North Carolina State will face the 14-9 Demon Deacons, who own a 8-11 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Wolfpack are 9-10-1 favoring the UNDER so far this season while the Demon Deacons are 7-11 favoring the OVER.

View Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs North Carolina State Wolfpack Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Wolfpack installed as -7.5-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.

According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 312-ranked Wolfpack and the No. 303-rated Demon Deacons in this matchup.

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In their last action, North Carolina State was a 56-55 winner on the road against Miami. They covered the 5.5-point spread as underdogs. T.J. Warren scored 27 points for North Carolina State on Saturday, leading the Wolfpack to a 56-55 win over Miami at BankUnited Center.

How They Match Up:
Scoring and defensive stats point to some edges in this matchup. The game features North Carolina State's No. 148-ranked scoring average of 71.17 PPG, against a Demon Deacons defense rated No. 116 and allowing 68.91 PPG. The Wolfpack FG% has averaged 45.75% to date this season, more than the Demon Deacons shooters have managed so far (44.42% per game).

A few Demon Deacons at Wolfpack trends to consider:
Wake Forest is 2-7 ATS in its last 9 games
Wake Forest is 2-4 SU in its last 6 games
Wake Forest is 1-9 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
Wake Forest is 1-16 SU in its last 17 games on the road
North Carolina State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of North Carolina State's last 6 games
North Carolina State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
North Carolina State is 16-5 SU in its last 21 games at home


Next up:
Wake Forest home to Florida State, Saturday, February 15th
North Carolina State at Syracuse, Saturday, February 15th