North Carolina State Wolfpack visit Florida State Seminoles in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
North Carolina State Wolfpack vs Florida State Seminoles Odds
The Florida State Seminoles will be trying to slam the North Carolina State Wolfpack on Saturday when the teams tip off at Tucker Center in college betting action.
Florida State battles the Wolfpack, currently sitting with a 22-8 mark (15-11-2 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 15-12 for the Seminoles and 15-12-1 for the Wolfpack.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Wolfpack were listed as 3-point favorites earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Seminoles sit at No. 272 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Wolfpack sit at No. 40 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Wolfpack will win this game 79-70.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Florida State's No. 194 nationally ranked offense (66.9 points per game) against a Wolfpack defense that sits as the No. 265 at 70.4 PPG. The Seminoles have been averaging 44.1% from the field, less than the Wolfpack have managed so far this season (49.5% on average).
Defensively, North Carolina State features the nation's No. 153-rated defense on the road, allowing 68.6 points per game. Florida State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 171 nationally in scoring at home.
North Carolina State won its last outing, an 81-66 result against Wake Forest on March 6. They covered in that game as a 13-point favorite. North Carolina State earned an 81-66 victory over Wake Forest on Wednesday, getting 19 points from C.J. Leslie at PNC Arena.
Florida State won its last outing, a 53-51 result against Virginia on March 7. They covered in that game as a 3.5-point underdog. Okaro White scored 17 points leading the Seminoles to a 53-51 victory over Virginia at Tucker Center on Thursday.
North Carolina State Wolfpack Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
After playing Wake Forest are 6-4
After a win are 6-4
Florida State Seminoles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
After playing Virginia are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
A few Wolfpack at Seminoles 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 8-2 SU in its last 10 games when playing on the road against Florida State
North Carolina State is 3-6-1 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
North Carolina State is 2-5 SU in its last 7 games on the road
Florida State is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Florida State's last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Florida State's last 7 games when playing North Carolina State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Florida State's last 6 games at home