North Carolina State at Pittsburgh College Basketball Betting Tips 2/9/2019
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Petersen Events Center
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The North Carolina State Wolfpack head to Petersen Events Center to take on the Pittsburgh Panthers on Saturday, February 9, 2019. The opening line for this game has NC State as 3.5 point favorites.
North Carolina State heads into this matchup with a mark of 16-7. They currently have a point differential of 12.0 as they are averaging 82.3 points per contest while giving up 70.2 per game. Pittsburgh has an overall record of 12-11. They are averaging 73.4 points per game and surrendering 68.3, good for a point differential of 5.1.
Valuable North Carolina State Wolfpack Betting Trends
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 13-10-0 against the spread this season
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 10-13-0 against the over/under this year
Important Pittsburgh Panthers Betting Trends
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 13-10-0 against the spread this season
The Pittsburgh Panthers are 10-13-0 against the over/under this year
Key North Carolina State Wolfpack Injuries
11/14/18 F Ian Steere Transferred is out for season
Key Pittsburgh Panthers Injuries
12/14/18 C Peace Ilegomah Transferred is out for season
Torin Dorn comes into this game averaging 13.7 points per contest while playing 27.5 minutes per night this year. He grabs 6.6 rebounds per contest and distributes 1.3 assists per game. His FG percentage is 46% while his free throw percentage is 64%. C.J. Bryce averages 12.1 points per contest in 27.0 minutes per game. He averages 1.7 assists per game and 4.9 rebounds per contest. His field goal percentage is 50% for the season while his free throw percentage is 73%.
Xavier Johnson scores 17.0 points per contest while playing 30.4 minutes per game. He hauls in 3.7 rebounds per contest and has 4.5 assists per game on the season. His FG percentage is 46% and his free throw percentage is at 80%. Trey McGowens averages 12.4 points per game this year and he sees the court an average of 28.4 minutes per game. He also brings in 3.3 rebounds per game and has 1.8 assists per contest. His field goal percentage is 41% and his free throw percentage is 77%.
Useful Team Statistics
North Carolina State averages 82.3 points per contest, which is 23rd in D-1. Their average scoring margin is 12.0 and their shooting percentage is 47% as a unit, which has them ranked 55th. From 3-point territory they shoot 36%, which is good for 86th in the nation. They average 38.8 boards per contest and 15.9 assists per game, which ranks them 39th and 39th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they are 166th with 13.3 per game. The Wolfpack allow 70.2 points per contest, which is 148th in the NCAA. They also surrender a 44% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 184th and 22nd in defensive field goal percentage. Opponents average 33.0 rebounds a game which ranks 85th, and they allow 12.4 assists per game which puts them in 129th place in the country. They force 17.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 335th in Division 1.
Useful Team Statistics
Pittsburgh is 165th in the nation with 73.4 points per contest this season. They are 238th in the country in shooting at 43%, while their average scoring margin is 5.1. They shoot 33% from beyond the arc, which is good for 251st in the NCAA. They are 82nd in D-1 in rebounding with 37.6 boards per contest and 284th in assists per game with 12.0. The Panthers are 109th in turnovers per contest with 14.0. The Panthers give up 68.3 points per game, which ranks them 103rd in Division 1. Their defense surrenders a 40% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the 3-point line, ranking them 21st and 39th in those defensive statistics. They rank 224th with 13.6 dimes allowed per game and 299th with 37.7 boards surrendered per contest. The Panthers are 317th in the nation in forcing turnovers with 15.9 per contest this year.
The Wolfpack have an offensive rating of 112.3, which is ranked 30th. They are 53rd in college basketball in pace with 72.9 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 54% is 72nd. As a unit they are 101st in the nation in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 264th in D-1. North Carolina State is 256th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.3 times per 100 possessions.
Pittsburgh is 121st in the country in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.9 times per 100 possessions. The Panthers have an offensive rating of 102.9, which is ranked 200th. They are 136th in D-1 in pace with 70.6 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 268th. As a unit they are 220th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 53% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shot attempts, ranking 254th in the country.
Who will win tonight's North Carolina State/Pittsburgh college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take North Carolina State -3.5
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