NC State vs Clemson NCAA Betting Prediction

North Carolina State vs Clemson Prediction 2/17/2024

The North Carolina State Wolfpack (15-9) travel to face off against the Clemson Tigers (17-7) on Saturday, February 17th. This game will be played at Littlejohn Coliseum in Clemson and televised on CW. Clemson is coming off a win in their previous game, while North Carolina State is looking to get back on track from a loss to the Wake Forest. Tip-off is set for 7:45 ET.

North Carolina State Wolfpack vs Clemson Tigers

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

North Carolina State will be looking to snap a two-game losing streak when they take on Clemson. So far this season, the Wolfpack have gone 15-9 and 7-6 in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

On the road, North Carolina State has gone just 4-6, compared to their 11-3 record at home. They have gone 1-7 as the underdog, and their average scoring margin on the road is -4.0 points per game.

As the underdog, NC State has an ATS record of 3-4-1 this season and an overall mark of 10-13-1. Their road ATS record is currently at 3-6-1 and over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Wolfpack are 3-6-1 vs. the spread. In their last 3 road games, NC State has gone 1-1-1 ATS.

Today’s over/under line of 145.5 is right in line with the season-long average over/under line in North Carolina State games (146.3). So far, the over/under record in their games is 13-10-1. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 150 points and their over/under record during this stretch is 2-1.

The Clemson Tigers Are Coming Off A Win

After winning their last three games, Clemson will look to extend their win streak to four when they host North Carolina State. For the season, the Tigers have an overall record of 17-7, including a 7-6 mark in Atlantic Coast Conference play. At home, Clemson has gone 11-3 this season, and they have won seven of their last ten games at home.

As the favorite, the Tigers have gone 13-5, and they are favored by eight points in this game. On the other hand, North Carolina State has gone 4-2 as the underdog.

Against the spread, Clemson has gone 5-8-1 at home this season and 13-10-1 overall. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Tigers have a record of 3-6-1 vs. the spread.

So far this season, the over/under record for Clemson games is 14-10. Today’s over/under line of 145.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this season (147.9). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 146 points compared to today’s line of 145.5. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2.

North Carolina State Offense Breakdown

The Wolfpack’s offense wrapped up their last game with 79 points, aligning closely with their current season average of 75.4 points per contest. The team’s scoring leader is DJ Horne, who holds an average of 16.8 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, D.J. Burns is averaging 11.9 points per game this season.

DJ Horne (G) 16.8 3.4 2.5
D.J. Burns (F) 11.9 4.3 2.5
Casey Morsell (G) 11.8 2.7 1.7

Clemson Offense Breakdown

The Clemson offense is coming off a game where they scored 77 points against Miami (FL). They posted a field goal percentage of 44.6% and connected on 13 threes. For the season, the Clemson offense has been one of the more efficient shooting teams in the NCAA with a field goal percentage of 47%. So far, they have hit 54% of their looks from inside the arc, and are averaging 8.4 made three’s per contest.

PJ Hall (C) 19.6 7.2 1.6
Joseph Girard III (G) 15.2 3.5 3.1
Chase Hunter (G) 12.2 2.5 3.0

North Carolina State Team Defense

The Wolfpack’s defense is presently ranked 131st nationally, allowing an average of 70.6 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.9 threes per game vs. Clemson. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 33.6%.

Clemson Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Clemson defense is giving up an average of 71.7 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 8.2 threes per game vs. North Carolina State. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 33.4%.

Wolfpack vs Tigers Trends

  • Although North Carolina State has a straight up record of 0-3 in their last three road games, they have not held up as well vs the spread going 1-1-1. The team averaged 65 points per game in these games.
  • Through their last ten home contests, the Tigers offense has averaged 77 points per game while allowing an average of 75. Clemson posted an overall record of 6-4 while going 8-2 ATS.
  • In their last ten games as the betting underdog, the Wolfpack have a straight up record of 1-9 and an ATS mark of 3-6-1.
  • Clemson has done well both straight up and vs the spread when favored to win the game, going 2-1 SU and 2-1 ATS in their last three games.

Wolfpack vs Tigers Prediction

In this Tigers vs. Tigers matchup, our point-spread bet is on the Tigers at -8. While we project the Tigers to win 75-69, our recommendation is to bet on the Wolfpack for the point-spread.

As for the total, the line is currently sitting at 145.5 and our model has the Wolfpack and Tigers finishing with a combined 144 points. Our pick is to take the under.

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