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NC State vs North Carolina Betting Odds

Here are the NC State vs North Carolina Betting odds:

NC STATE +9 +350 Over 145.5
NORTH CAROLINA -9 -450 Under 145.5

NC State vs North Carolina Betting Prediction

Here is our NC State vs North Carolina Betting prediction.

Following the conclusion of the ACC Tournament for the 2023–24 college basketball season, two rivals from Tobacco Road have agreed to play a game in the nation’s capital. The outcome of this matchup will determine who will be automatically qualified for March Madness. On Saturday night, the eighth-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels will take on the tenth-ranked North Carolina State Wolfpack. In spite of the fact that they were 2.5 points underdogs, North Carolina State extended their remarkable run by defeating third-seeded Virginia in overtime in the playoffs on Friday night. The final score was 73–65.

On Friday night, North Carolina’s playoff game against fourth-seeded Pitt resulted in a 72–65 victory for the Tar Heels, but they were unable to cover the 7.5-point spread. The Tar Heels have won both of their games so far this season, including the most recent one, which took place on March 2 by a score of 79–70 at their own stadium. In the all-time series between the two teams, they own a 120–59 advantage over the other squad.

NC State Wolfpack Betting Prediction

First, we have the NC State vs North Carolina Betting prediction for the Wolfpack.

In a disappointing turn of events, North Carolina State University finished as the tenth seed in the conference after suffering a string of four consecutive losses and seven of their most recent nine results. Since then, the Wolfpack have amassed a string of four consecutive victories, including victories over Louisville, Syracuse, Duke, and Virginia. At this point, their total record stands at 21-14, and during the regular season, they had a record of 9-11 in ACC competition. During the first half of their game against Virginia, NC State held a 20-point advantage at one point, but the score reached a tie at the halftime break, 29–29.

With 4:18 remaining in the game, the Wolfpack were trailing by seven points, and with 52 seconds remaining in regulation, they were trailing by as many as six points. A banked three-pointer with one second remaining in the game, however, was the game-tying shot. In overtime, with two minutes and two seconds remaining, NC State was trailing by one point, but they were able to win by scoring the final nine points. Despite the fact that Virginia only hit six of eleven free throws, the Wolfpack were able to make 15 of 16 free throws after making three of seventeen three-point shots. In this way, the Wolfpack was able to win. In order to contribute to NC State’s victory, DJ Burns Jr. scored 19 points.

Currently, the Wolfpack are 104th in the nation in terms of attack, with a point average of 76.2 per game this season. There are 34.9 boards per game for North Carolina State, which places them 198th in the country in terms of total boards. In addition to that, they average 12.9 assists per game. In terms of defense, the Wolfpack is about average. The average number of points they allow each game is 72.8, which places them 213th in the nation. During this season, four players for the Wolfpack have scored more than ten points per game. There is one of them named Casey Morsell. All three of these players score at least ten points in each and every game: Jayden Taylor (12.5 points, 4 boards), DJ Burns Jr. (12 points, 3.9 rebounds, 2.6 assists), and DJ Horne (16.8 points).

In addition, they have Breon Pass, Mohammed Diarra, Ben Middlebrooks, Michael O’Connell, and Dennis Parker Jr., all of whom are extremely significant to the North Carolina State University programs. During the current season, the Wolfpack have been successful in 44.6% of their field goal attempts. On average, North Carolina State University makes 7.2 three-pointers a game, which is equivalent to 34.9 percent of their shots from beyond the arc. The Wolfpack have a free throw percentage of 72.8% so far this season, which is significantly higher than the norm for a team of their size.

North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Prediction

Now we have the NC State vs North Carolina Betting prediction for the Tar Heels.

It was North Carolina that emerged victorious during the regular season. In light of the fact that they have already triumphed over Pitt for the eighth consecutive occasion, they are attempting to add the conference playoff title to their collection of victories. The Tar Heels have a current overall record of 27-6. They finished the regular season with a record of 17-3 in ACC competition.

During the first half of their game against Pitt, North Carolina allowed themselves to go behind by as many as nine points; however, by the time the half was up, they were only two points behind. When the clock struck 15:43, the Tar Heels were behind by two points. On the other hand, they embarked on an 8-0 run at 13:38, which increased their lead to 48-42. Despite the fact that Pitt tied the game once more, this time at 62 with 4 minutes and 25 seconds remaining, North Carolina scored seven consecutive points to seize the lead going forward. During the course of the game, the Tar Heels had a 44-34 advantage on the boards and made six of their twenty-two three-point goals, resulting in a field goal percentage of 43.3%. By virtue of RJ Davis’s 25 points, North Carolina emerged victorious.

The offense of the North Carolina Tar Heels ranks twenty-first in the nation. Over the course of this season, they have averaged 81.6 points scored per game. The average number of boards that North Carolina collects per game is 41.2, and the average number of assists that they dish out per night is 14.4. This places them tenth in the National Basketball Association. When it comes to defense, the Tar Heels are just over average. They have a scoring defense that ranks 117th by allowing an average of 69.8 points per game, which places them in that position. The average number of points scored by RJ Davis for North Carolina this season is 21.1, making him the team’s leader in scoring.

Armando Bacot, Harrison Ingram, and Cormac Ryan have all had successful seasons throughout this season. Bacot has scored 14 points and grabbed 10.1 rebounds, while Ingram has scored 12.2 points and grabbed 9.2 rebounds. Each of them contributes to the team by scoring in the double digits. A significant number of individuals are of the opinion that Josh Paxson Wojcik, Elliott Cadeau, Seth Trimble, Jalen Washington, and Jae’Lyn Withers will provide coach Hubert Davis with significant playing time. The North Carolina Tar Heels have made 45.2% of their shots from the floor so far this season. When it comes to three-point shots, the Tar Heels have a success rate of 35.7% per game, which is equivalent to an average of 7.9 a game. The charity stripe is where North Carolina comes in at number 52 in the country. The state makes 75.3% of their shots, which is significantly higher than the average.

NC State vs North Carolina Betting Pick

Following a difficult last month of the season in which they won four games in a row, North Carolina State has made some adjustments to their strategy. That brings an end to the wonderful news that the Wolfpack has received. Both of their games against the Tar Heels this season have ended in defeat, including one that took place in Chapel Hill not too long ago. The Tar Heels will have an even greater advantage in terms of rebounding than they do in terms of rebounds since NC State does not have the size to bang down low with Ingram and Bacot. Both on the court and in the conference, Davis is the top player in the division. It is the color of the Tar Heel. in the stroke of midnight, the carriage transforms into a pumpkin for the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. They are quite fortunate to be in this location at all. The victory in this matchup ensures that North Carolina will emerge victorious in the conference tournament.

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