UNC Greensboro Spartans visit North Carolina State Wolfpack in college basketball clash
UNC Greensboro Spartans vs North Carolina State Wolfpack Odds
The UNC Greensboro Spartans will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Wolfpack in North Carolina State at PNC Arena on Monday in college basketball action.
The Spartans will try to spoil to the party on Monday; they are 2-5 ATS against the number this season, while the Wolfpack are 6-3-1 ATS. UNC Greensboro is 1-3 on the totals; North Carolina State is 6-3-1.
Bettors looking to back visiting UNC Greensboro before tip-off in this one found them as 23.5-point underdogs over at Sportsbook.ag earlier.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 27 (Wolfpack) and the No. 209 (Spartans) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 88-74 result in favor of the Wolfpack has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up North Carolina State's No. 13 nationally ranked offense (80.8 points per game) against a Spartans defense that sits as the No. 343 at 80.5 PPG. The Wolfpack have been averaging 53.5% from the field, more than the Spartans have managed so far this season (42.3% on average).
Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, UNC Greensboro owns the country's No. 337-rated mark, allowing 82.2 points per game on the highway. North Carolina State, on the other hand, rates No. 24 in scoring at home.
UNC Greensboro was an 84-70 loser in its last match at home against Wake Forest. They failed to cover the 1-point spread as underdogs. Trevis Simpson went off for 25 points and added 2 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Wake Forest handed UNC Greensboro an 84-70 defeat at Greensboro Coliseum.
In their last action, North Carolina State was an 84-68 winner at home against Western Michigan. They failed to cover the 18.5-point spread as favorites. North Carolina State earned an 84-68 victory over Western Michigan on Saturday, getting 19 points from C.J. Leslie at PNC Arena.
UNC Greensboro Spartans Trends:
When playing on Monday are 2-8
Before playing Davidson are 5-5
After playing Wake Forest are 1-3
After a loss are 3-7
North Carolina State Wolfpack Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Boston College are 4-6
After a win are 7-3
A few Spartans at Wolfpack trends to consider:
UNC Greensboro is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
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
North Carolina State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing UNC Greensboro
UNC Greensboro at Davidson, Saturday, January 5
North Carolina State at Boston College, Saturday, January 5