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Texas Longhorns vs North Carolina State Wolfpack Betting Matchup Report

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Nov 21, 6:30 PM | Izod Center

North Carolina State Wolfpack vs Texas Longhorns Odds


The Longhorns will try to cover the spread at Izod Center on Monday when they get a visit from the North Carolina State Wolfpack in college basketball action.

This game is being played at a neutral-site court (Izod Center).

This season, the Longhorns are 2-1 overall and 0-2 ATS ATS, while the Wolfpack are 3-1 and 1-2 ATS against the number. As for the totals, Texas boasts a 2-0 on the OU, and North Carolina State is 2-1.

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Betting Line:
College basketball odds makers opened the Longhorns as 2.5-point favorites in this matchupl.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 218 (Longhorns) and the No. 256 (Wolfpack) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 94-88 result in favor of the Longhorns has been projected by the scores prediction engine.


How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Texas has the nation's No. 4-rated offensive output, at 92.3 PPG. The visiting Wolfpack defense ranks No. 231 allowing on average 70 PPG. The Longhorns FG% has averaged 49.5% so far, less than the Wolfpack marksmen have achieved on the year, 50.4% per game.

Defensively, North Carolina State features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Texas, meanwhile, comes in at No. 29 nationally in scoring at home.

North Carolina State lost its last outing, an 86-79 result against Vanderbilt on November 19. They failed to cover in that game as a 3.5-point underdog. The Wolfpack endured an 86-79 loss at the hands of the Commodores on Saturday, despite a 20-point effort from C.J. Leslie at Izod Center.

In their last action, Texas was a 100-95 loser on the road against Oregon State. They failed to cover the 5.5–point spread as favorites. Texas got 25 points from J'Covan Brown on the way to a 100-95 loss against Oregon State on Saturday at Izod Center.

North Carolina State Wolfpack Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Elon are 3-0
After a loss are 3-7

Texas Longhorns Trends:
When playing on Monday are 9-1
Before playing Sam Houston State are 1-1
After playing Oregon State are 1-2
After a loss are 8-2

A few Wolfpack at Longhorns trends to consider:
Texas is 18-6 SU in its last 24 games

Next up:
North Carolina State home to Elon, Friday, November 25
Texas home to Sam Houston State, Saturday, November 26