North Carolina State at Florida State NCAA Basketball Point Spread Picks 3/2/2019
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Donald L. Tucker Civic Center
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The North Carolina State Wolfpack travel to Donald L. Tucker Civic Center to play the Florida State Seminoles on Saturday, March 2, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has Florida State as 7 point favorites.
North Carolina State comes into this game with an overall record of 20-8. They currently have a point differential of 11.0 as they are averaging 82.3 points per game while giving up 71.3 per contest. Florida State has an overall record of 22-6. They are averaging 76.2 points per game and surrendering 67.6, good for a point differential of 8.6.
Valuable North Carolina State Wolfpack Betting Trends
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 17-11-0 against the spread
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 14-14-0 against the over/under
Important Florida State Seminoles Betting Trends
The Florida State Seminoles are 13-15-0 against the spread
The Florida State Seminoles are 12-13-3 against the over/under
Key North Carolina State Wolfpack Injuries
11/14/18 F Ian Steere Transferred is out for season
02/14/19 G Eric Lockett Suspension is out indefinitely
02/14/19 F Sacha Killeya-Jones Eligibility is out for season
Key Florida State Seminoles Injuries
03/01/19 F Raiquan Gray Undisclosed is questionable Saturday vs NC State
C.J. Bryce averages 12.1 points per game in 27.0 minutes per contest. He averages 1.8 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 49% for the year while his free throw percentage is 76%. Torin Dorn comes into this contest averaging 13.9 points per game while playing 28.2 minutes per night. He pulls down 6.9 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.3 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is at 60%.
Terance Mann averages 11.5 points per game and he sees the court an average of 31.1 minutes per contest. He also averages 6.4 rebounds per contest and 2.4 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is 79%. Mfiondu Kabengele averages 13.1 points per game while playing 20.4 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.5 rebounds per game and has 0.3 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 76%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolfpack allow 71.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 179th in Division 1. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 183rd and 18th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.9 rebounds a game which ranks 123rd, and they give up 12.6 assists per contest which puts them in 137th place in the NCAA. They force 16.3 turnovers per game which ranks them 332nd in the nation. North Carolina State averages 82.3 points per contest this season, which ranks them 19th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 11.0 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 53rd. Behind the arc they shoot 37% which is good for 72nd in D-1. They average 38.6 rebounds per game and 16.1 assists per contest, which ranks them 36th and 23rd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 161st with 13.2 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Seminoles surrender 67.6 points per contest, which ranks them 76th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 34% average from 3-point range, ranking them 48th and 152nd in those defensive statistics. They rank 13th with 10.4 assists allowed per contest, and 60th with 32.5 rebounds surrendered per game. The Seminoles are 299th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.1 per game. Florida State is 90th in the country with 76.2 points per game this year. They are 159th in the D-1 in shooting at 45%, while their average scoring margin is 8.6. They shoot 34% from 3-point range, which is good for 219th in the nation. They are 75th in the country in rebounding with 37.4 boards per game and 187th in assists per contest with 13.4. The Seminoles are 106th in turnovers per game with 13.8.
The Wolfpack have an offensive rating of 112.4, which is ranked 28th. They are 49th in college basketball in pace with 72.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 73rd. As a unit they are 90th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 257th in D-1. North Carolina State is 251st in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions.
Florida State is 142nd in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.6 times per 100 possessions. The Seminoles have an offensive rating of 107.5, which is ranked 91st. They are 130th in D-1 in pace with 70.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 51% is 172nd. As a unit they are 133rd in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 55% and they shoot 3-pointers on 38% of their shot attempts, ranking 190th in the country.
Who will win tonight's North Carolina State/Florida State college basketball game against the spread?
Guy's Pick: Take Florida State -7
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