Free NCAA Hoops Pick: Tar Heels vs Wolfpack CBB Odds
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(11-3) North Carolina Tar Heels vs. NC State Wolfpack (13-1)
Date: Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Time: 9:00 PM ET
Venue: PNC Arena, Raleigh, North Carolina
CBB Moneyline Odds: OFF
CBB Betting Odds: NC State Wolfpack PK
CBB Betting Total: 172
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This ACC matchup features fierce in-state rivals, the North Carolina Tar Heels and the NC State Wolfpack.
The Tar Heels beat the Wolfpack in their last meeting. This was a very high scoring game with a final score of 96-89 in favor of North Carolina.
North Carolina Tar Heels
The Tar Heels have now won three straight with their last win coming over Pittsburgh in a blowout. They will be looking to win their second straight ACC win and to move into a tie for first place.
The Tar Heels enter this game with a top 5 scoring offense. Averaging 89.9 points per game, they will look to run up the scoreboard once again. Their rebounding will be huge in this game, and considering they average 45.1 rebounds per game they should be in a great position to win this rivalry game.
The defense has lacked a little this year as they allow just over 72 points per game. They will be in for a tough test as the Wolfpack also have a potent offense. For the Tar Heels to win this game, they will likely need to hold NC State under 45% shooting.
NC State Wolfpack
Since their only loss to Wisconsin, the Wolfpack have turned their game into high gear and have won 7 straight games. They are looking for not only a share of the conference lead, but also bragging rights with their rivals.
Like UNC, the Wolfpack also have a tremendous offensive team. They average 89.2 points per game, putting them in 6th. the difference however, is they shoot the ball at 52% from the field, which ranks 2nd in the country. Also they have a top 10 three point percentage at 40.8%.
The Wolfpack have two stats going for them in this game. One is they only allow opponents to shoot 28.4% from three point range. The second is they only allow 25.8 rebounds per game. Considering the Tar Heels are 2nd in the country in rebounding, this will be a huge key to watch out for.
CBB Betting Trends:
- NCST are 7-1 ATS in their last 8 games overall.
- Under is 10-4 in NCST last 14 home games.
Free North Carolina Tar Heels vs. NC State Wolfpack NCAAB Prediction:
The Wolfpack are playing too well right now and they secure another win at home.
4* Free CBB Betting Pick: NC State Wolfpack PK
In basically a toss up, the Wolfpack win this game.
NCAAB Free Score Prediction: North Carolina 84 – NC State 87
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