maryland eastern vs nc state ncaab prediction

NCAAB Maryland vs North Carolina Prediction 12/6/2023

The Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks (2-5) travel to face off against the North Carolina State Wolfpack (5-2) on Wednesday, December 6th. This game will be played at Reynolds Coliseum in Raleigh and televised on ACC. North Carolina State is coming off a win in their previous game, while Maryland Eastern Shore is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Liberty. Tip-off is set for 7:00 ET.

Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks vs North Carolina State Wolfpack

The Maryland Eastern Shore Hawks Look To Bounce Back From A Loss

Maryland Eastern Shore will come into their 8th game of the season with a record of 2-5. In their previous five road games, which includes last year, Maryland Eastern Shore has not won a single game. As of today’s game, Maryland Eastern Shore’s performance against the spread this season is 2-4. In their previous five games, they are 2-3 vs. the spread.

Maryland Eastern Shore’s games have, on average, featured 143.3 points per game leading to an over/under record of 4-2-0. Their average over/under line is currently 138.7 points so far. The Hawks have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 141 points per game and an over/under record of 3-2.

The North Carolina State Wolfpack Are Coming Off A Win

Today marks the 8th game of the season for North Carolina State, who currently have a 5-2 record. In their last five home games, which includes games from last year, North Carolina State has gone 2-3. North Carolina State’s spread performance thus far reveals a 3-4 record. When playing away games, the Wolfpack are 1-3 vs. the spread, while they stand at 2-1 ATS when playing at home.

So far, North Carolina State’s games have averaged 149.7 points per game with the average over/under line being 146.3 points. The Wolfpack have an over/under record of 0-2-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 139 points per game.

Maryland Eastern Shore Offense Breakdown

Most recently, the Maryland Eastern Shore offense finished with just 62 points vs. Liberty. For the game, they hit 5/13 three-point attempts and a field goal percentage of 41.8%. The team’s top scorer is Chace Davis, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 11.1, while Devon Ellis also maintains a PPG average of 10.9 leading up to the game.

Chace Davis (G) 11.1 1.4 1.0
Devon Ellis (G) 10.9 4.1 0.4
Troy Hupstead (F) 10.8 8.7 1.2

North Carolina State Offense Breakdown

Coming off their recent game, the North Carolina State offense tallied 84 points in a matchup against Boston College. Their field goal percentage for the game was 44.6%, and they made 8 threes. Offensively, the Wolfpack have a season long field goal percentage of 43%, which is 260th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 217th in percentage and 208th in three-pointers made.

Casey Morsell (G) 14.1 3.4 1.9
Jayden Taylor (G) 14.0 4.3 1.7
D.J. Burns (F) 13.6 5.0 2.3

Maryland Eastern Shore Team Defense

At present, the Hawks’ defense is nationally ranked 234th, allowing 80.7 points per game. Maryland Eastern Shore’s defense is coming off a game in which they allowed the Liberty offense to knock down 65% of their shots on their way to putting up 99 points.

North Carolina State Team Defense

North Carolina State’s defense is currently in line with the NCAA average for points allowed, allowing an average of 71.3 points per game. In their previous game vs. Boston College, the Eagles finished with a field goal percentage of 43% and a total of 78 points vs. North Carolina State.

Hawks vs Wolfpack Trends

  • When looking at their past ten road matchups, Maryland Eastern Shore has an ATS record of 4-5-1 while averaging 63 per game. The team went 4-6 overall in these games.
  • When looking at their past five home matchups, North Carolina State has an ATS record of 1-4 while averaging 73 per game. The team went 2-3 overall in these games.
  • Going back to their last five games as the underdog, the Hawks have a straight up record of 1-4. But, their mark vs the spread was just 2-3.
  • As the betting favorite, the Wolfpack have an ATS record of 2-1 in their last three games. In these matchups, their straight up record was 3-0.

Hawks vs Wolfpack Prediction

For a point-spread bet in this Wolfpack vs. Wolfpack matchup, we’re leaning towards the Wolfpack at -24.5. Although our projections show the Wolfpack winning 76-67, we suggest placing your bet on the Hawks for the point-spread.

Regarding the over/under, the current line is set at 146.5, and our model predicts the Hawks and Wolfpack to score a combined 143 points. We recommend betting on the under.

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