N.C. State vs. Duke Prediction

NC State Wolfpack vs. Duke Blue Devils, 2/16/19 Predictions & Odds

Following their epic come-from-behind win over Louisville, will Duke win its 23rd game of the year on Saturday when they host the N.C. State Wolfpack at 6:00 p.m. ET? Better yet, will the Blue Devils cover?

Game Snapshot

611 N.C. State Wolfpack at 612 Duke Blue Devils

6:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, February 16, 2019

Cameron Indoor Stadium, Durham, North Carolina

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Public Betting Trends

According to oddsmakers from online sportsbook BetNow.eu, Duke is a 17-point favorite to beat N.C. State. The total, meanwhile, sits at 159.5 points and as of this writing, 52% of the public betting tickets wagered at online sportsbooks are on Duke to cover the point spread.

N.C. State Wolfpack Quotable

"That's the guy I believe in," NC State coach Kevin Keatts said. "He could come out and go 0 of 20, and I know the next time he comes, he's going to play. I've never questioned his ability to make shots."

Duke Blue Devils Quotable

"These kids (on our team) can already feel like they've made a mark," Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said. "And so you're playing against somebody that can be hungrier than you. So that's a lesson for our guys."

NCAA College Basketball Betting Trends

NC State

The Wolfpack are just 11-23 at the betting window in their last 34 road games versus a team with a winning home record.

Duke

The Blue Devils have covered the spread in their last four games overall and are 17-8 ATS in their last 25 home games.

Prediction

Everyone is buzzing about Duke’s come-from-behind win over Louisville and it was incredible, but don’t lose sight of the fact that the Blue Devils didn’t cover. They weren’t even close, in fact. They’re laying too many points tonight, especially in a matchup where the Wolfpack are 4-0 against the spread in their last four games versus the Blue Devils. The underdog is also 4-0 against the number in the last four meetings, while the road team is 4-1 at the betting window in the last five meetings and N.C. State has covered the spread in four of its last five trips to Cameron Indoor.

Saturday NCAA College Basketball Prediction: N.C. State Wolfpack +17

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