|2013 March Madness Second Round Odds & Total: Temple vs. N.C. State|
|Written by Drew Sharper|
|Friday, 22 March 2013 08:30|
Temple vs. N.C. State Odds
This game will be played from University of Dayton Arena in Dayton, Ohio and is part of the East Region with N.C. State as the eighth seed and Temple the ninth seed. (View Matchup). According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, N.C. State is the favorite in this game, as the Wolfpack have odds of -4.5 points against Temple. The over/under total for the game has been set at 150 points. Opening odds had N.C. State as a 3.5-point favorite. The odds were never lower than that, and have peaked with the Wolfpack favored by 4.5 points. These two last met in 2003 with Temple picking up a 76-54 win.
N.C. State is an at-large bid out of the ACC. The Wolfpack went 24-10 this season and 11-7 in the ACC, finishing tied for fourth in the conference. N.C. State currently sits 32nd in the RPI rankings, and it went 3-6 against opponents ranked in the top 50 of the RPI. N.C. State is 5-2 on a neutral floor this season and 17-15 against the spread.
Temple is an at-large bid out of the Atlantic 10 Conference. The Owls are 23-9 on the season and went 11-5 in conference play, finishing third in the A-10. Temple is 41st in the RPI rankings and it went 3-4 against RPI top 50 teams on the season. The Owls are 1-2 on a neutral floor and 14-16 against the spread.
2013 March Madness Second Round Odds – Temple vs. N.C. State
833 Temple +4.5 Over 150
834 N.C. State -4.5 Under 150