Virginia Tech Hokies vs North Carolina State Wolfpack Point Spread: Betting Preview Hints At Winner
|North Carolina State Wolfpack||Virginia Tech Hokies|
|16-10||February 22, 2014, 02:00 | Cassell Coliseum||9-16|
The Virginia Tech Hokies will try to cover the spread at Cassell Coliseum on Saturday when they get a visit from the North Carolina State Wolfpack in NCAA basketball action.
This season, the Hokies are 9-16 overall and 9-11 ATS, while the Wolfpack are 16-10 and 12-11 ATS. As for the totals, Virginia Tech boasts a 3-16 on the OU, and North Carolina State is 11-12.
View North Carolina State Wolfpack vs Virginia Tech Hokies Odds and Stats.
Bettors looking to side with Virginia Tech in this one found them as 1-point underdogs earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
According to new college basketball power rankings here, it's the No. 331-ranked Hokies and the No. 287-rated Wolfpack in this matchup.
In their last action, North Carolina State was a 73-56 loser on the road against Clemson. They failed to cover the 5-point spread as underdogs. The Wolfpack got 20 points from T.J. Warren, but it was Clemson that prevailed in a 73-56 final on Tuesday at Littlejohn Coliseum.
Virginia Tech lost its last outing, a 57-53 result against Virginia on February 18. They covered in that game as a 11-point underdog. The Hokies endured a 57-53 loss at the hands of the Cavaliers on Tuesday, despite a 13-point effort from Devin Wilson at Cassell Coliseum.
How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Wolfpack rank No. 129 in NCAA Division 1 with 35.27 per game. That compares with Virginia Tech’s No. 40 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Virginia Tech is college basketball's No. 64-ranked team at 7.2 per game, while the Wolfpack rate No. 248 with 4.31 per game.
A few Wolfpack at Hokies trends to consider:
North Carolina State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of North Carolina State's last 7 games
North Carolina State is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games on the road
North Carolina State is 9-4 ATS in its last 13 games when playing Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech is 4-8 ATS in its last 12 games
Virginia Tech is 1-11 SU in its last 12 games
Virginia Tech is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home
Virginia Tech is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games at home
North Carolina State home to North Carolina, Wednesday, February 26th
Virginia Tech at Duke, Tuesday, February 25th