North Carolina State Wolfpack take on Wolverines in NCAA basketball test
North Carolina State Wolfpack vs Michigan Wolverines Odds
Michigan looks to cover the Wolverines-Wolfpack pointspread on Tuesday and improve its overall 5-0 mark when they host North Carolina State in college basketball wagering action.
The Wolverines bring a 5-0 record (4-0 ATS) to this tilt against the 4-1 Wolfpack, who are 3-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Michigan go 2-2 so far and the Wolfpack go 2-2.
The visitors opened as 7-point underdogs in this one at most sportsbooks tracked at Odds Shark, including Bovada. The total was set to open a bit later (check out GTbets.eu for the latest situation(.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
It's a betting matchup between the No. 127-rated Wolverines and the No. 33-ranked Wolfpack, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark. Prediction formulas run on this game indicate a possible 97-83 result in favor of the Wolverines.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Michigan's No. 28-rated squad against North Carolina State's No. 93-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Michigan rates No. 39 in the country with 8.2 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 165 nationally with 6.2 per match.
Defensively, North Carolina State features the nation's No. 41-rated defense on the road, allowing 55 points per game. Michigan, meanwhile, comes in at No. 72 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, North Carolina State was an 82-80 winner at home against UNC Asheville. The Wolfpack got a 23-point performance from Richard Howell, who added 15 rebounds, as North Carolina State ran past UNC Asheville 82-80 on Friday at PNC Arena.
Michigan won its last outing, a 71-57 result against Kansas State on November 23. They covered in that game as a 5.5-point favorite. Michigan earned a 71-57 victory over Kansas State on Friday, getting 23 points from Tim Hardaway Jr. at Madison Square Garden.
North Carolina State Wolfpack Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 6-4
Before playing Connecticut are 2-0
After playing UNC Asheville are 6-0
After a win are 6-4
Michigan Wolverines Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 3-7
Before playing Bradley are 4-0
After playing Kansas State are 0-1
After a win are 8-2
A few Wolfpack at Wolverines trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of North Carolina State's last 5 games on the road
North Carolina State is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Michigan is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
Michigan is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
North Carolina State at Connecticut, Tuesday, December 4
Michigan at Bradley, Saturday, December 1