North Carolina State at North Carolina College Basketball Picks & Predictions 1/27/2018
Saturday, January 27, 2018
Dean E. Smith Center
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The North Carolina State Wolfpack head to Dean E. Smith Center to take on the North Carolina Tar Heels on Saturday, January 27, 2018.
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Valuable North Carolina State Wolfpack Betting Trends
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 6-8 against the spread this season
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 8-6 against the over/under this year
Important North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Trends
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 11-8 against the spread this season
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 11-9 against the over/under this year
Key North Carolina State Wolfpack Injuries
11/30/17 F Darius Hicks ACL is out for season
Key North Carolina Tar Heels Injuries
12/06/17 G Seventh Woods Foot is out indefinitely
Allerik Freeman averages 13.8 points per contest while playing 33.1 minutes per night this year. He grabs 4.3 rebounds per contest and distributes 2.7 assists per game. His FG percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is 78%. Omer Yurtseven averages 13.7 points per contest in 22.7 minutes per game this year. He averages 0.4 assists per game and 6.6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 62% for the season while his free throw percentage is 60%.
Luke Maye scores 18 points per contest while playing 32 minutes per game this season. He hauls in 10.4 rebounds per contest and has 2.3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 61%. Joel Berry averages 17.6 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 31.2 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.5 rebounds per game and has 2.9 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 38% and his free throw percentage is 90%.
Useful Team Statistics
North Carolina State averages 80.4 points per contest this year, which is 50th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 7.9 and their shooting percentage is 46% as a unit, which has them ranked 116th. From 3-point territory they shoot 32%, which is good for 301st in Division 1. They average 37.4 boards per contest and 15.8 assists per game, which ranks them 100th and 64th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 261st with 12.2 per game. The Wolfpack allow 72.5 points per contest, which is 187th in the country. They also surrender a 45% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 243rd and 119th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 34.6 rebounds a game which ranks 160th, and they allow 13.6 assists per game which puts them in 201st place in college basketball. They force 15.5 turnovers per game which ranks them 303rd in D-1.
Useful Team Statistics
North Carolina is 33rd in the country with 82.0 points per contest this season. They are 117th in the nation in shooting at 46%, while their average scoring margin is 10.4. They shoot 37% from beyond the arc, which is good for 82nd in Division 1. They are 1st in the country in rebounding with 43.1 boards per contest and 18th in assists per game with 17.5. The Tar Heels are 203rd in turnovers per contest with 13.0. The Tar Heels give up 71.7 points per game, which ranks them 166th in the nation. Their defense surrenders a 42% shooting percentage and a 37% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 69th and 297th in those defensive statistics. They rank 278th with 14.8 dimes allowed per game and 40th with 31.6 boards surrendered per contest. The Tar Heels are 74th in college basketball in forcing turnovers with 12.3 per contest this year.
The Wolfpack are 150th in the country in defensive rating with 100.7, and their offensive rating of 111.6 is ranked 55th. They are 88th in college basketball in pace with 72 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 186th. As a unit they are 164th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 271st in D-1. North Carolina State is 316th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.3 times per 100 possessions while forcing 18.8 on defense. Their defensive eFG% for the year currently is 51%, which is 199th in the country.
North Carolina is 279th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 14.9 times per 100 possessions while forcing 15.1 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 50%, which is 157th in the nation. The Tar Heels are 44th in the country in offensive rating with 112.5, and their defensive rating of 98.2 is ranked 94th. In terms of pace they are 56th in Division 1 with 73 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 52% is 128th. As a team they are 124th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shots, ranking 260th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's North Carolina State/North Carolina college basketball game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take North Carolina State
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