Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Petersen Events Center
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The North Carolina State Wolfpack travel to Petersen Events Center to play the Pittsburgh Panthers on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. The opening line for this game has Pittsburgh as 9.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 140.
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The Wolfpack come into this game with an overall record of 10-8 and a road record of 2-3. They are 7-7 against the spread and their over/under record is 7-8. The Panthers have an overall record of 15-2 and a home record of 12-1. They have an over/under record of 9-5 and they are 7-7 against the spread.
Anthony Barber comes into this contest averaging 21.8 points per game while playing 38.4 minutes per night so far this season for the Wolfpack. He pulls down 4.8 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 41% while his free throw percentage is currently at 85%. Maverick Rowan averages 13.3 points per game in 33.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.7 assists per contest and 3.4 rebounds per game for North Carolina State. His field goal percentage is 36% for the year while his free throw percentage is 75%.
Michael Young averages 17.2 points per game while playing 27.2 minutes per contest this year for the Panthers. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per game and has 3.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 58% and his free throw percentage currently is at 84%. Jamel Artis averages 16.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.4 rebounds per contest and 3.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 54% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
North Carolina State averages 73.9 points per contest this season which ranks them 146th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 3.4 and their shooting percentage is 41% as a team which has them ranked 285th. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 271st in the country. They average 42.4 rebounds per game and 11.5 assists per game which ranks them 11th and 279th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 26th with 10.8 per game. The Wolfpack allow 70.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 138th in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 38% average from behind the arc ranking them 92nd and 298th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.8 rebounds a game which ranks 208th and they give up 12.2 assists per contest which puts them in 110th place in the country. They force 10.8 turnovers per game which ranks them 313th in the Division 1.
Pittsburgh averages 82.6 points per game this year which ranks them 20th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 16.4 and their shooting percentage is 49% as a team which has them sitting in the 12th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 30th in the nation. They average 39.8 rebounds per game and 18.9 assists per contest which ranks them 44th and 7th respectively. In the turnover department the Panthers rank 59th with 11.5 per game. The Panthers allow 66.1 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 49th in the country. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 89th and 55th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 29.9 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 12.3 assists per contest which puts them in 115th place in the nation. The Panthers force 11.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 306th in college basketball.
North Carolina State Wolfpack Betting Trends
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 7-7 against the spread
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 7-8 against the over/under
Pittsburgh Panthers Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 7-7 against the spread
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 9-5 against the over/under
North Carolina State Wolfpack Injuries
01/05/16 G Terry Henderson Ankle out indefinitely
Pittsburgh Panthers Injuries
12/10/15 G Jonathan Milligan Redshirt out for season
01/18/16 F Chris Jones Elbow injured last game, "?" Tuesday vs. NC State
Guy's Pick: Take North Carolina State
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