North Carolina State favored by 12 against Clemson on Sunday
Clemson Tigers vs North Carolina State Wolfpack Odds
North Carolina State looks to cover the Wolfpack-Tigers pointspread on Sunday and improve its overall 14-3 mark when they host Clemson in college basketball wagering action.
This season, the Wolfpack are 14-3 overall and 9-5-1 ATS ATS, while the Tigers are 10-6 and 8-4 ATS against the number. As for the totals, North Carolina State boasts a 9-5-1 on the OU, and Clemson is 4-7.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Tigers were listed as 12-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Wolfpack sit at No. 40 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Tigers sit at No. 143 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Wolfpack will win this game 78-76.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature North Carolina State's No. 117-rated squad against Clemson's No. 230-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, North Carolina State rates No. 261 in the country with 5.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 262 nationally with 5.2 per match.
Defensively, Clemson features the nation's No. 24-rated defense on the road, allowing 60.8 points per game. North Carolina State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 nationally in scoring at home.
Clemson won its last outing, a 60-44 result against Wake Forest on January 15. They covered in that game as a 7-point favorite. The Tigers grabbed a 60-44 win over the Demon Deacons on Tuesday, behind a 14-point effort from K.J. McDaniels at Littlejohn Coliseum.
North Carolina State was a 51-50 loser in its last match on the road against Maryland. They covered the 2.5-point spread as underdogs. The Wolfpack endured a 51-50 loss at the hands of the Terrapins on Wednesday, despite a 17-point effort from Lorenzo Brown at Comcast Center.
Clemson Tigers Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 7-3
Before playing Florida State are 6-4
After playing Wake Forest are 2-8
After a win are 4-6
North Carolina State Wolfpack Trends:
When playing on Sunday are 5-5
Before playing Wake Forest are 4-6
After playing Maryland are 5-5
After a loss are 6-4
A few Tigers at Wolfpack trends to consider:
Clemson is 4-11 SU in its last 15 games on the road
Clemson is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games when playing on the road against North Carolina St
North Carolina State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
North Carolina State is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of North Carolina State's last 6 games
North Carolina State is 2-7 SU in its last 9 games when playing Clemson
Clemson at Florida State, Thursday, January 24
North Carolina State at Wake Forest, Tuesday, January 22