Virginia Tech Hokies vs North Carolina State Wolfpack Odds
The North Carolina State Wolfpack will be trying to slam the Virginia Tech Hokies on Saturday when the teams tip off at PNC Arena in college betting action.
The Wolfpack sport records of 17-7 and 11-9-2 ATS heading into this battle, while the Hokies have 11-13 and 9-10-2 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 13-8-1 for the Wolfpack and 11-7 for the Hokies.
College basketball odds makers at GTbets opened the North Carolina State Wolfpack as 15-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over-under at the sportsbook.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 35 (Wolfpack) and the No. 122 (Hokies) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 80-71 result in favor of the Wolfpack has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature North Carolina State's No. 94-rated squad against Virginia Tech's No. 66-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, North Carolina State rates No. 274 in the country with 5.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 200 nationally with 5.9 per match.
Defensively, Virginia Tech features the nation's No. 340-rated defense on the road, allowing 80.1 points per game. North Carolina State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 10 nationally in scoring at home.
Virginia Tech lost its last outing, a 73-55 result against Virginia on February 12. They failed to cover in that game as a 14-point underdog. The Hokies got 22 points from Erick Green, but it was Virginia that prevailed in a 73-55 final on Tuesday at John Paul Jones Arena.
In their last action, North Carolina State was a 58-57 winner on the road against Clemson. They failed to cover the 1.5-point spread as favorites. Richard Howell scored 16 points leading the Wolfpack to a 58-57 victory over Clemson at Littlejohn Coliseum on Sunday.
Virginia Tech Hokies Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Duke are 7-3
After playing Virginia are 4-6
After a loss are 1-9
North Carolina State Wolfpack Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Florida State are 1-9
After playing Clemson are 5-5
After a win are 7-3
A few Hokies at Wolfpack trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Virginia Tech's last 6 games on the road
Virginia Tech is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
North Carolina State is 11-1 SU in its last 12 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of North Carolina State's last 5 games at home
North Carolina State is 13-5 SU in its last 18 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of North Carolina State's last 6 games
Virginia Tech home to Duke, Thursday, February 21
North Carolina State home to Florida State, Tuesday, February 19