UNC Asheville Bulldogs vs North Carolina State Wolfpack Odds
UNC Asheville travels to North Carolina State on Friday, hoping to boost its 1-4 record with a victory over the Wolfpack.
The Wolfpack currently sports a 3-1 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 3-1 ATS. The Bulldogs are 1-4 and 1-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Wolfpack produce a 2-2 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Bulldogs have gone 1-1 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Wolfpack at No. 33 and the Bulldogs at No. 131 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 84-65 result in favor of the Wolfpack.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature North Carolina State's No. 92-rated squad against UNC Asheville's No. 180-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, North Carolina State rates No. 101 in the country with 7 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 347 nationally with 2.4 per match.
Defensively, UNC Asheville features the nation's No. 233-rated defense on the road, allowing 74 points per game. North Carolina State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 73 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for UNC Asheville, they were a 72-67 loser as they battled Providence on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 4.5-point underdog. Trent Meyer scored 20 points in a futile effort to lead the Bulldogs to a win (they lost 72-67 to Providence at Coliseo do Puerto Rico on Sunday).
In their last action, North Carolina State was a 76-56 loser at home against Oklahoma State. They failed to cover the 10-point spread as favorites. North Carolina State was crushed on Sunday, getting blown out by Oklahoma State and falling by a 76-56 score at Coliseo do Puerto Rico.
North Carolina State Wolfpack Trends:
When playing on Friday are 4-6
Before playing Michigan are 2-0
After a loss are 6-4
A few Bulldogs at Wolfpack trends to consider:
North Carolina State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing UNC Asheville
North Carolina State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against UNC Asheville
North Carolina State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
North Carolina State is 9-3 SU in its last 12 games
UNC Asheville home to USC Upstate, Thursday, November 29
North Carolina State at Michigan, Tuesday, November 27