North Carolina State at North Carolina College Basketball Picks and Tips 2/5/2019
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Dean Smith Center
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The North Carolina State Wolfpack travel to Dean Smith Center to play the North Carolina Tar Heels on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has North Carolina as 10 point favorites.
North Carolina State comes into this game with an overall record of 16-6. They currently have a point differential of 13.4 as they are averaging 81.6 points per game while giving up 68.3 per contest. North Carolina has an overall record of 17-4. They are averaging 87.1 points per game and surrendering 72.6, good for a point differential of 14.5.
Valuable North Carolina State Wolfpack Betting Trends
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 13-9-0 against the spread
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 9-13-0 against the over/under
Important North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Trends
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 13-6-2 against the spread
The North Carolina Tar Heels are 10-11-0 against the over/under
Key North Carolina State Wolfpack Injuries
11/14/18 F Ian Steere Transferred is out for season
Key North Carolina Tar Heels Injuries
02/04/19 G Rechon Black Ankle is questionable Tuesday vs NC State
02/04/19 F Sterling Manley Knee is questionable Tuesday vs NC State
C.J. Bryce averages 12.0 points per game in 26.9 minutes per contest. He averages 1.7 assists per contest and 5.0 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 50% for the year while his free throw percentage is 73%. Torin Dorn comes into this contest averaging 13.8 points per game while playing 27.5 minutes per night. He pulls down 6.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.4 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 52% while his free throw percentage is at 64%.
Coby White averages 14.8 points per game and he sees the court an average of 25.7 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.3 rebounds per contest and 4.2 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage is 80%. Cameron Johnson averages 16.0 points per game while playing 28.1 minutes per contest. He grabs 5.7 rebounds per game and has 2.1 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 52% and his free throw percentage is at 81%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolfpack allow 68.3 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 100th in Division 1. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 30% average from behind the arc, ranking them 143rd and 17th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 32.7 rebounds a game which ranks 69th, and they give up 11.8 assists per contest which puts them in 79th place in the NCAA. They force 17.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 335th in the nation. North Carolina State averages 81.6 points per contest this season, which ranks them 30th in the country. Their average scoring margin is 13.4 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a team, which has them ranked 53rd. Behind the arc they shoot 36% which is good for 94th in D-1. They average 39.3 rebounds per game and 15.8 assists per contest, which ranks them 32nd and 42nd in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 154th with 13.4 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Tar Heels surrender 72.6 points per contest, which ranks them 211th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 41% shooting percentage and a 33% average from 3-point range, ranking them 64th and 114th in those defensive statistics. They rank 260th with 14.2 assists allowed per contest, and 113th with 33.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Tar Heels are 278th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 15.0 per game. North Carolina is 4th in the country with 87.1 points per game this year. They are 62nd in the D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 14.5. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 50th in the nation. They are 1st in the country in rebounding with 43.9 boards per game and 3rd in assists per contest with 19.6. The Tar Heels are 101st in turnovers per game with 14.1.
The Wolfpack have an offensive rating of 112.2, which is ranked 31st. They are 69th in college basketball in pace with 72.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 75th. As a unit they are 102nd in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shot attempts, ranking 251st in D-1. North Carolina State is 247th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions.
North Carolina is 246th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions. The Tar Heels are 26th in the country in offensive rating with 112.8. In terms of pace they are 6th in Division 1 with 77.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 78th. As a team they are 72nd in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 57% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 270th in the nation.
Who will win tonight's North Carolina State/North Carolina college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take North Carolina -10
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