Saturday, January 2, 2016
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The North Carolina State Wolfpack travel to Cassell Coliseum to play the Virginia Tech Hokies on Saturday, January 2, 2016. The opening line for this game has North Carolina State as 1.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 142.
The Wolfpack come into this game with an overall record of 10-3 and a road record of 2-0. They are 5-5 against the spread and their over/under record is 4-6. The Hokies have an overall record of 8-5 and a home record of 6-3. They have an over/under record of 4-3 and they are 2-5 against the spread.
Anthony Barber comes into this contest averaging 23.1 points per game while playing 38.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Wolfpack. He pulls down 5.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Maverick Rowan averages 13.2 points per game in 33.5 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.9 assists per contest and 4 rebounds per game for North Carolina State. His field goal percentage is 38% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Zach LeDay averages 14.5 points per game while playing 28.2 minutes per contest this year for the Hokies. He grabs 9.5 rebounds per game and has 1.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage currently is at 75%. Seth Allen averages 13.9 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 25.4 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 2.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
North Carolina State averages 75.6 points per contest this season which ranks them 105th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.2 and their shooting percentage is 43% as a team which has them ranked 204th. Behind the arc they shoot 33% which is good for 215th in the country. They average 42.8 rebounds per game and 11.8 assists per game which ranks them 9th and 256th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 18th with 10.3 per game. The Wolfpack allow 68.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 106th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the arc ranking them 69th and 278th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 35.9 rebounds a game which ranks 165th and they give up 12.7 assists per contest which puts them in 134th place in the country. They force 11.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 293rd in the Division 1.
Virginia Tech averages 77.8 points per game this year which ranks them 82nd in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 8.7 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 93rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 191st in the nation. They average 40.7 rebounds per game and 12.8 assists per contest which ranks them 39th and 194th respectively. In the turnover department the Hokies rank 268th with 14.2 per game. The Hokies allow 69.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 116th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 74th and 103rd in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 35.2 rebounds a game which ranks 121st and they give up 12.5 assists per contest which puts them in 125th place in the nation. The Hokies force 14.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 76th in college basketball.
North Carolina State Wolfpack Betting Trends
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 5-5 against the spread
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 4-6 against the over/under
Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Trends
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 2-5 against the spread
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 4-3 against the over/under
North Carolina State Wolfpack Injuries
11/15/15 G Terry Henderson Ankle expected to miss 6-8 weeks
Virginia Tech Hokies Injuries
12/28/15 G Chris Clarke Foot out indefinitely
11/10/15 G Ahmed Hill Thigh out indefinitely
Josh's Pick: Take North Carolina State
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