FIU vs North Carolina State Expert NCAA Basketball Picks 11/13/2019
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
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The FIU Panthers head to PNC Arena to take on the North Carolina State Wolfpack on Wednesday, November 13, 2019. The opening line for this game has North Carolina State as 16.5 point favorites.
FIU heads into this matchup with a mark of 1-1. They currently have a point differential of 17 as they are averaging 85 points per contest while giving up 68 per game. North Carolina State has an overall mark of 1-1. They are averaging 82.5 points per contest and giving up 73.5, which is a point differential of 9.0.
Valuable FIU Panthers Betting Trends
The FIU Panthers are 1-0-0 against the spread this season
The FIU Panthers are 0-1-0 against the over/under this year
Important North Carolina State Wolfpack Betting Trends
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 1-1-0 against the spread this season
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 1-1-0 against the over/under this year
Key FIU Panthers Injuries
No key injuries to report
Key North Carolina State Wolfpack Injuries
11/11/19 F DJ Funderburk Suspension is questionable
Devon Andrews comes into this game averaging 16 points per contest while playing 25 minutes per night this year. He grabs 2 rebounds per contest and distributes 2 assists per game. His FG percentage is 68% while his free throw percentage is 83%. Osasumwen Osaghae averages 12 points per contest in 27 minutes per game. He averages 2 assists per game and 6 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 75% for the season while his free throw percentage is 0%.
C.J. Bryce scores 22 points per contest while playing 36 minutes per game. He hauls in 8 rebounds per contest and has 3 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 68% and his free throw percentage is at 100%. Braxton Beverly averages 17 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 36 minutes per game. He also brings in 3 rebounds per game and has 4 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is 100%.
Useful Team Statistics
FIU averages 85 points per contest, which is 74th in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 17 and their shooting percentage is 54% as a unit, which has them ranked 20th. From 3-point territory they shoot 39%, which is good for 78th in the nation. They average 32 boards per contest and 17 assists per game, which ranks them 305th and 72nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 92nd with 16 per game. The Panthers allow 68 points per contest, which is 175th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 46% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 264th and 155th in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33 rebounds a game which ranks 89th, and they allow 12 assists per game which puts them in 163rd place in the country. They force 23 turnovers per game which ranks them 335th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
North Carolina State is 89th in the nation with 83 points per contest this season. They are 215th in the country in shooting at 42%, while their average scoring margin is 9. They shoot 38% from beyond the arc, which is good for 94th in the NCAA. They are 184th in D-1 in rebounding with 37 boards per contest and 81st in assists per game with 17. The Wolfpack are 265th in turnovers per contest with 12. The Wolfpack give up 74 points per game, which ranks them 244th in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 45% shooting percentage and a 24% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 256th and 58th in those defensive statistics. They rank 207th with 13 dimes allowed per game and 234th with 39 boards surrendered per contest. The Wolfpack are 232nd in the nation in forcing turnovers with 17 per contest this year.
The Panthers have an offensive rating of 109, which is ranked 88th. They are 75th in college basketball in pace with 78 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 62% is 17th. As a unit they are 29th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 62% and they shoot 3-pointers on 39% of their shot attempts, ranking 133rd in D-1. FIU is 99th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.9 times per 100 possessions.
North Carolina State is 282nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 13.1 times per 100 possessions. The Wolfpack have an offensive rating of 104.4, which is ranked 129th. They are 153rd in D-1 in pace with 74.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 205th. As a unit they are 163rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 54% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 212th in the country.
Who will win tonight's FIU/North Carolina State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take FIU +16.5
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