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North Carolina State Wolfpack Hosting the Troy Trojans Week 1 Odds and Betting Pick

The NCAA college football betting menu features a clash between North Carolina State and Troy on Saturday, with the host Wolfpack trying to win both for fans supporting them and bettors backing them.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Sportsbooks such as Bovada had the North Carolina State Wolfpack pegged as -23-point favorites in this matchup. The total, meanwhile, had yet to be posted as of writing - check the lines shortly.

Odds Shark computer prediction formulas pick a 40-21 win for the Wolfpack on Saturday. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Troy Trojans vs North Carolina State Wolfpack Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Troy Trojans will look to cover ATS vs their hosts on Saturday, as they are 6-6 ATS versus the spread this season, while the North Carolina State Wolfpack are 8-5 ATS. Troy is 5-6-1 against the over under total, while North Carolina State is 6-6-1 versus the number. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and North Carolina State vs Troy injuries news.

The North Carolina State Wolfpack sit at No. 68 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Troy Trojans are at No. 118 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the North Carolina State Wolfpack No. 58-ranked offense (30.15 PPG) against a Troy Trojans defense that ranks No. 113 at 36.17 PPG. The North Carolina State Wolfpack passing attack has averaged 204 yards per game, less than the Troy Trojans give up through the air (207.75 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Troy Trojans own the league's No. 90-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 201.86 yards per game when on the road. North Carolina State, on the other hand, rates No. 58 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Trojans suffered a Week 14 loss against Louisiana-Lafayette in their last game, falling 42-23 at Veterans Memorial Stadium.

The Wolfpack grabbed a St. Petersburg Bowl victory over the Knights in their last game, winning 34-27 at Tropicana Field.

Betting Trends
  • Troy is 3-9 SU in its last 12 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 16 of Troy's last 24 games
  • Troy is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Troy's last 6 games on the road
  • North Carolina State is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games
  • North Carolina State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • North Carolina State is 3-8 ATS in its last 11 games at home
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of North Carolina State's last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Troy home to Charleston Southern, Saturday, September 12th
North Carolina State home to Eastern Kentucky, Saturday, September 12th