NC State vs Marquette Betting odds, trends, and pick for this Sweet 16, March Madness 2024 game. Place a bet on this college basketball game now at

When the No. 2 Marquette Golden Eagles (27-9) and the No. 11 NC State Wolfpack (24-14) face off in the Sweet 16, one team will advance to the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight. This event will air on CBS at 7:09 p.m. ET on Friday.

The Golden Eagles came into the game as 6.5-point favorites over the Wolfpack. The game’s over/under is 150.5.

Marquette’s season record against the spread is 21-14-1, while NC State’s is 16-19-3. The Golden Eagles are 15-21-0, while the Wolfpack are 22-14-2 when it comes to going over. The clubs average 155.1 points per game, which is 4.6 more than the total for this clash. Marquette is 6-4 against the spread and 7-3 overall in its last 10 games, while NC State is 6-4 and 7-3 overall.

Prepare for this battle by knowing everything you need to know ahead of Friday’s NCAA basketball matchups.

NC State vs Marquette Betting Odds

Here are the NC State vs Marquette Betting odds:

+6.5 +235 Over 150.5
-6.5 -280 Under 150.5

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NC State vs Marquette Betting Trends

Here are NC State vs Marquette Betting trends for moneyline, ATS and total:


  • Marquette is 22-4 as a moneyline favorite (84.6% winning percentage).
  • The Golden Eagles have a 14-1 record when the moneyline is -288 or less.
  • The implied moneyline odds for this game give Marquette a 74.2% chance of victory.
  • NC State has been the underdog 17 times this season, with seven wins (41.2%).
  • This season, the Wolfpack have gone 4-4 as moneyline underdogs of +231 or higher.
  • The moneyline for this game suggests that NC State has a 30.2% chance of winning.

Against the Spread

  • This season, Marquette has won 21 games against the spread while failing to cover or push 15 times.
  • NC State is 16-19-3 ATS this season.
  • The Golden Eagles score 78.6 points per game, while the Wolfpack concede 72.6.
  • Marquette is 16-6-1 vs. the spread and 20-3 overall when scoring more than 72.6 points.
  • NC State is 9-10-2 against the spread and 16-5 overall when allowing fewer than 78.6 points.
  • The Wolfpack scored 6.6 points more per game (76.5) than the Golden Eagles allowed (69.9).
  • NC State is 11-11-2 against the spread and 16-8 when scoring more than 69.9 points.
  • Marquette is 16-8 ATS and 20-4 overall against teams that score less than 76.5 points.


  • The Golden Eagles’ average estimated point total this season is 0.7 points greater than the implied total from Friday’s game.
  • This season, Marquette has scored over 79 points 18 times.
  • The Wolfpack’s season average implied total of 77.5 points is 5.5 points better than their game implied total of 72.
  • So far this season, NC State has scored over 72 points in 29 games.

NC State vs Marquette Betting Last 10 Games

  • Marquette is 6-4 against the spread and 7-3 overall over the last ten games.
  • The Golden Eagles’ final score in the last ten games has exceeded the planned amount five times.
  • Marquette’s average total over the last 10 games is 0.2 points less than the 150.5 over/under set for this matchup.
  • The Golden Eagles’ points-per-game average over the previous ten games is 0.4 points lower than their season average.
  • NC State has a 7-3 record in its past ten games, including a 6-4 mark against the spread.
  • Six of the Wolfpack’s last ten games have seen them cross the line.
  • NC State’s average total in the previous ten games is 4.5 points lower than the 150.5 established for this game.
  • During their previous ten games, the Wolfpack averaged 0.9 more points per game than their season-long average of 76.5.

Marquette Golden Eagles Insights

First, we have the NC State vs Marquette Betting insights for the Golden Eagles.

Marquette has a +314 scoring differential, outscoring opponents by 8.7 points per game. It averages 78.6 points per game, ranking 59th in NCAA basketball, and allows 69.9 points per game, ranking 107th.

Marquette averages 32.7 rebounds per game (318th in college basketball) while allowing 35.7 to its opponents. Each game includes three boards that separate it.

The Golden Eagles average 9 three-pointers per game (37th in college basketball), while their opponents average 8.4.

Marquette’s offensive rating of 101.3 points per 100 possessions ranks 42nd in college basketball, while their defensive rating of 90.1 points per 100 possessions places them 91st.

The Golden Eagles score 9.4 points more per game at home (83.9) than on the road (74.5).

NC State Wolfpack Insights

Now, we have have the NC State vs Marquette Betting insights for the Wolfpack.

NC State outscores opponents by 3.9 points per game (76.5 points per game, 92nd in college basketball; 72.6 points per contest, 204th in college basketball), for a +151 scoring differential.

NC State ranks 176th in college basketball, averaging 35.3 rebounds per game. That’s comparable to its opponents’ average of 35.9.

NC State averages 7.1 three-pointers per game (219th in college basketball) at a 34.7% clip (140th in college basketball), while their opponents average 7.3 and shoot 34.3% from deep.

NC State finished 95th in college basketball, averaging 98.4 points per 100 possessions on offense, and 195th on defense, allowing 93.3 points per 100 possessions.

At home, the Wolfpack average 77.7 points per game. On the road, they have a 70.9.

Marquette Key Players to Watch

Kam Jones, the Golden Eagles’ leading scorer this season, averages 17.1 points, 2.9 rebounds, and 2.5 assists per game.

Oso Ighodaro leads Marquette in rebounding (6.8 per game), while Tyler Kolek tops the team in assists (7.9 per game).

Jones averages more three-pointers per game than any other Golden Eagles player, at 2.6 per session.

Stevie Mitchell leads Marquette in steals with an average of 1.9 per game, and Ighodaro tops the team in blocks with 1.3 per game.

NC State Key Players to Watch

DJ Horne leads the Wolfpack scoring list, averaging 16.7 points per game. He also averages 3.4 rebounds and 2.2 assists each game.

Mohamed Diarra is the leading rebounder at NC State, averaging 7.7 rebounds, 6.4 points, and 0.6 assists per game. Michael O’Connell leads the squad in assists (3.1 per game) and averages 5.7 points and 3.3 rebounds.

Horne is the Wolfpack’s top three-point shooter, averaging 2.6 per game.

Horne leads NC State in thefts (1.3 per game), and Diarra leads the team in blocks (1.1).

NC State vs Marquette Betting Picks

Here are the NC State vs Marquette Betting picks for this game:

  • Pick ATS: NC State
  • Pick OU: Under

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