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Detroit vs. North Carolina State Prediction 12/23/2023

The Detroit Titans (0-12) travel to face off against the North Carolina State Wolfpack (8-3) on Saturday, December 23rd. This game will be played at PNC Arena in Raleigh and televised on ACCN. Both Detroit and North Carolina State will be looking to bounce back from losses in their previous games. Tip-off is scheduled for 1:00 ET.

Detroit Titans vs North Carolina State Wolfpack

The Detroit Titans Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Detroit, who has yet to win a game this season, is about to play their 13th game. So far, all of the Titans’ games have been away. The Detroit team is currently sitting below .500 against the spread, with a 2-9 record. Looking at their last five games, they have gone 1-4 ATS.

Looking at their over/under performance through 12 games, Detroit has an over/under record of 5-5-1, with their games averaging 138.9 points per game on average. The Titans have an over/under record of 1-1-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 139 points per game.

The North Carolina State Wolfpack Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Today, North Carolina State will be playing at home against Detroit with a record of 8-3. In their last ten games at home, North Carolina State has a 9-1 record, which includes games from last year. As of now, North Carolina State holds a 4-4 ATS record heading into today’s game. In ATS matchups, the Wolfpack have gone 2-3 on the road and 2-1 at home.

Through 11 games, North Carolina State has an over/under record of 4-3-1 with their games averaging a combined 149.6 points per game so far. In the Wolfpack’s last five games, the combined scoring average stands at 153 points per game, accompanied by an over/under record of 4-1.

Detroit Offense Breakdown

Detroit offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 63 points against Central Michigan. In that game, they made 5/30 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 31.7%. Jayden Stone is the current leading scorer for the team, with an average of 18.9 as they approach today’s matchup. In addition, Marcus Tankersley brings a PPG average of 13 into the game.

Jayden Stone (G) 18.9 5.8 2.1
Marcus Tankersley (G) 13.0 4.7 0.9
Edoardo Del Cadia (F) 8.7 5.9 2.2

North Carolina State Offense Breakdown

In their recent matchup, the North Carolina State offense ended with 70 points against Tennessee. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 43.1% and made 8 threes. Leading North Carolina State in scoring vs. Tennessee was DJ Horne with his 16 points. D.J. Burns also added 15 points for the Wolfpack.

DJ Horne (G) 14.0 2.6 2.5
Jayden Taylor (G) 13.6 4.4 1.5
D.J. Burns (F) 13.5 5.4 2.7

Detroit Team Defense

So far, the Titans’ defense is ranked 235th in the country at 76.3 points per contest. In their most recent game, the Detroit defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as Central Michigan knocked down 10 three-pointers on their way to 75 points.

North Carolina State Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the North Carolina State defense is giving up an average of 69.7 points per contest. So far, the North Carolina State defense is giving up an average of 8.4 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 9.4 times per game (349th).

Titans vs Wolfpack Trends

  • Through their last five road games, Detroit has an ATS record of just 1-4. However, their overall record was 0-5 while averaging 60 points per game.
  • In their last five games at home, the Wolfpack have a straight up record of 2-3 while going 2-3 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 75 points per game in these contests.
  • Spanning across their last three games as the betting underdog, the Titans have gone 0-3 vs the spread. Their overall record in these games was 0-3.
  • In their last five games as the betting favorite, the Wolfpack have a strong straight up record of 5-0. In addition, their ATS record was 3-2 in these scenarios.

Titans vs Wolfpack Prediction

When looking to get a point-spread pick down in this Wolfpack vs. Wolfpack game, our recommendation is to take the Wolfpack at -23.5. Despite our model showing the Wolfpack winning 76-67, we like Titans as our point-spread pick.

As for the over/under, the the line is currently at 144, and our model projects the Titans and Wolfpack to reach a combined total of 143 points. Our bet is on taking the under.

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