Wake Forest at North Carolina State NCAA Basketball Tips 2/24/2019
Sunday, February 24, 2019
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The Wake Forest Demon Deacons travel to PNC Arena to play the North Carolina State Wolfpack on Sunday, February 24, 2019. The opening line for this matchup has North Carolina State as 17.5 point favorites.
Wake Forest comes into this game with an overall record of 10-15. They currently have a point differential of -6.6 as they are averaging 68.7 points per game while giving up 75.2 per contest. North Carolina State has an overall mark of 19-8. They are averaging 81.9 points per contest and giving up 71.2, which is a point differential of 10.7.
Valuable Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Trends
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 10-15-0 against the spread
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 11-14-0 against the over/under
Important North Carolina State Wolfpack Betting Trends
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 16-11-0 against the spread
The North Carolina State Wolfpack are 13-14-0 against the over/under
Key Wake Forest Demon Deacons Injuries
12/14/18 G Jamie Lewis Disciplinary is out indefinitely
Key North Carolina State Wolfpack Injuries
11/14/18 F Ian Steere Transferred is out for season
02/23/19 G Blake Harris Illness is questionable Sunday vs Wake Forest
02/14/19 G Eric Lockett Suspension is out indefinitely
02/14/19 F Sacha Killeya-Jones Eligibility is out for season
Jaylen Hoard averages 13.7 points per game in 30.4 minutes per contest. He averages 1.4 assists per contest and 8.1 rebounds per game. His field goal percentage is 47% for the year while his free throw percentage is 74%. Brandon Childress comes into this contest averaging 14.7 points per game while playing 36.0 minutes per night. He pulls down 3.6 rebounds per game and dishes out 4.2 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 48% while his free throw percentage is at 79%.
C.J. Bryce averages 12.3 points per game and he sees the court an average of 27.0 minutes per contest. He also averages 4.8 rebounds per contest and 1.8 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 50% and his free throw percentage is 75%. Torin Dorn averages 14.0 points per game while playing 28.3 minutes per contest. He grabs 6.8 rebounds per game and has 1.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 48% and his free throw percentage is at 59%.
Useful Team Statistics
The Demon Deacons allow 75.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 266th in Division 1. They also allow a 47% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc, ranking them 312th and 186th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 33.7 rebounds a game which ranks 114th, and they give up 15.6 assists per contest which puts them in 331st place in the NCAA. They force 11.0 turnovers per game which ranks them 28th in the nation. Wake Forest averages 68.7 points per contest this season, which ranks them 280th in the country. Their average scoring margin is -6.6 and their shooting percentage is 40% as a team, which has them ranked 340th. Behind the arc they shoot 30% which is good for 334th in D-1. They average 37.7 rebounds per game and 10.8 assists per contest, which ranks them 67th and 330th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 131st with 13.5 per game.
Useful Team Statistics
The Wolfpack surrender 71.2 points per contest, which ranks them 175th in the NCAA. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 193rd and 17th in those defensive statistics. They rank 133rd with 12.6 assists allowed per contest, and 118th with 33.7 rebounds surrendered per game. The Wolfpack are 335th in Division 1 in forcing turnovers with 16.6 per game. North Carolina State is 24th in the country with 81.9 points per game this year. They are 51st in the D-1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 10.7. They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 73rd in the nation. They are 45th in the country in rebounding with 38.3 boards per game and 29th in assists per contest with 16.0. The Wolfpack are 150th in turnovers per game with 13.4.
The Demon Deacons are 274th in the nation in offensive rating with 99.6. In terms of pace they are 244th in the country with 68.3 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 45% is 339th. As a team they are 326th in college basketball in true shooting percentage with 50% and they shoot 3-pointers on 36% of their shots, ranking 253rd in Division 1. Wake Forest is 154th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 16.5 times per 100 possessions.
North Carolina State is 244th in college basketball in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 15.5 times per 100 possessions. The Wolfpack are 35th in the country in offensive rating with 111.9. In terms of pace they are 54th in Division 1 with 72.5 possessions per 40 minutes, and their effective field goal percentage of 54% is 77th. As a team they are 97th in D-1 in true shooting percentage with 56% and they shoot 3-pointers on 35% of their shots, ranking 261st in the nation.
Who will win tonight's Wake Forest/North Carolina State college basketball game against the spread?
Josh's Pick: Take North Carolina State -17.5
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