Wednesday, February 1, 2017
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The Syracuse Orange head to PNC Arena to take on the North Carolina State Wolfpack on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. The opening line for this game has NC State as 1.5 point favorites.
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The Orange come into this game with an overall record of 13-9 and a road record of 0-5. They are 8-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 10-7. The Wolfpack have an overall record of 14-8 and a home record of 11-2. They have an over/under record of 12-7 and they are 9-10 against the spread.
Andrew White III comes into this contest averaging 16.7 points per game while playing 35.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Orange. He pulls down 4.7 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 42% while his free throw percentage is currently at 81%. Tyler Lydon averages 14.2 points per game in 33.6 minutes per contest this season. He averages 1.9 assists per contest and 7.9 rebounds per game for Syracuse. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 83%.
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Dennis Smith Jr. averages 19 points per game while playing 33.7 minutes per contest this year for the Wolfpack. He grabs 4.4 rebounds per game and has 6.5 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 72%. Terry Henderson averages 14.3 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 31.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3 rebounds per contest and 1.7 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage is 79%.
Syracuse averages 76 points per contest this season which ranks them 97th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.5 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 102nd. Behind the arc they shoot 39% which is good for 35th in the country. They average 36.7 rebounds per game and 16.7 assists per game which ranks them 124th and 26th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 80th with 12.2 per game. The Orange allow 68.4 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 75th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 46th and 66th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.8 rebounds a game which ranks 232nd and they give up 16.2 assists per contest which puts them in 328th place in the country. They force 13.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 161st in Division 1.
NC State averages 80.7 points per game this year which ranks them 30th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 34th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 96th in the nation. They average 38.3 rebounds per game and 15.1 assists per contest which ranks them 59th and 75th respectively. In the turnover department the Wolfpack rank 202nd with 13.6 per game. The Wolfpack allow 77.7 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 280th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 122nd and 111th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 36.2 rebounds a game which ranks 209th and they give up 13.5 assists per contest which puts them in 182nd place in the nation. The Wolfpack force 12.1 turnovers per game which ranks them 274th in college basketball.
The Orange average 64 points per game on the road this season and they have scored 76.3 ppg in their past 3 contests. They have an average scoring differential of -13.3 on the road and in their past 3 games their difference is -1 per contest. The Orange have an offensive rating of 111.1 and they assist on 63.1% of their shots. In terms of pace they average 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 53%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 56% and they shoot 3 pointers on 39% of their shots. Syracuse turns the ball over an average of 15.4 times per 100 possessions and they get a steal on 12.5% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 49.9% while their offensive rebound percentage is 32.9%. The Orange give up 77.3 points per game on the road this season and they have surrendered 77.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.
The Wolfpack score 86.2 ppg at home and they have averaged 77.3 points per contest in their last 3 games.They have an average scoring differential of -9.3 in their past 3 contests and at home this season they have a difference of 13.5 points per game. The Wolfpack have a rating on offense of 108.6 and 52.9% of their shots are assisted. They possess the ball 73.9 times per 40 minutes and their effective field goal percentage for the year is 54%. As an offensive unit they have a true shooting percentage of 57% and they attempt 3 pointers on 32% of their shots. North Carolina State turns it over an average of 16.2 times per 100 possessions and they steal the ball on 7.2% of their opponents possessions. Their total rebound percentage is 51.4% while their offensive rebound percentage for the season is 29.9%. The Wolfpack give up 72.8 points per contest at home this year and they have given up 86.7 points per game in their past 3 contests.
Syracuse Orange Betting Trends
The Syracuse Orange are 8-9 against the spread
The Syracuse Orange are 10-7 against the over/under
North Carolina State Wolfpack Betting Trends
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 9-10 against the spread
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 12-7 against the over/under
Syracuse Orange Injuries
12/17/16 C Paschal Chukwu Eye out indefinitely
11/09/16 F Matthew Moyer Toe expected to redshirt
01/20/17 G Evan Dourdas Personal has left team
North Carolina State Wolfpack Injuries
11/23/16 F Lennard Freeman Redshirt expected to redshirt
Tony's Pick: Take NC State -1.5
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