North Carolina State Wolfpack vs Duke Blue Devils in college hoops odds
Duke Blue Devils vs North Carolina State Wolfpack Odds
Duke travels to North Carolina State on Saturday, hoping to boost its 15-0 record with a victory over the Wolfpack.
Supporters of the Blue Devils have watched them go 15-0 and 9-6 ATS on the year, while the Wolfpack are at 13-2 and 7-5-1 ATS. In totals betting, the Wolfpack are 8-4-1, while the Blue Devils have a 6-9 mark.
Bettors looking to side with North Carolina State in this one found them as 5-point underdogs earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Wolfpack at No. 44 and the Blue Devils at No. 10 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 92-84 result in favor of the Blue Devils.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Blue Devils rank No. 138 in NCAA Division 1 with 36.2 per game. That compares with North Carolina State’s No. 132 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where North Carolina State is college basketball's No. 255-ranked team at 5.3 per game, while the Blue Devils rate No. 47 with 7.8 per game.
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Duke owns the country's No. 190-rated mark, allowing 71 points per game on the highway. North Carolina State, on the other hand, rates No. 17 in scoring at home.
In their last action, Duke was a 68-40 winner at home against Clemson. They covered the 15.5-point spread as favorites. Duke cruised to victory on Tuesday, running Clemson out of the gym and running up a 68-40 score at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
North Carolina State was an 83-70 winner in their most recent outing at home against Georgia Tech. They covered the 9-point spread as favorites. Lorenzo Brown scored 21 points and added 10 assists for a double-double, leading North Carolina State over Georgia Tech, 83-70, on Wednesday at PNC Arena.
Duke Blue Devils Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 8-2
Before playing Georgia Tech are 6-4
After playing Clemson are 9-1
After a win are 10-0
North Carolina State Wolfpack Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing Maryland are 5-5
After playing Georgia Tech are 4-6
After a win are 8-2
A few Blue Devils at Wolfpack trends to consider:
Duke is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Duke's last 5 games when playing on the road against North Carolina St
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Duke's last 5 games on the road
Duke is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games when playing on the road against North Carolina St
North Carolina State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
North Carolina State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 5 of North Carolina State's last 5 games when playing at home against Duke
The total has gone OVER in 11 of North Carolina State's last 13 games when playing Duke
Duke home to Georgia Tech, Thursday, January 17
North Carolina State at Maryland, Wednesday, January 16