Wolfpack vs. Seminoles Prediction

North Carolina State Wolfpack vs. Florida State Seminoles 3/2/19, Prediction & Odds

The 18th-ranked Florida State Seminoles have held four of their last five opponents to 66 points or less. Will that lead to the under hitting today at home versus the North Carolina State Wolfpack?

Game Snapshot

617 North Carolina State Wolfpack at 618 Florida State Seminoles

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Donald L. Tucker Center at 12PM ET

TV: ESPN2

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Public Betting Information

According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, the Seminoles are a 7.5-point favorite on the spread line. The over-under sits at 152.5 points. As of Saturday morning, 61 percent of public bets are coming in on visiting Florida State. Check out our College Basketball Public Betting Page for the latest info.

Wolfpack roll past Demon Deacons

North Carolina State earned a 94-74 home victory Sunday night over Wake Forest to improve to 20-8 overall and 8-7 in the Atlantic Coast Conference. The Wolfpack led 41-32 at halftime and pulled away in the second half. North Carolina State shot 31-of-67 from the floor, 11-of-30 from the point range plus 21-of-30 from the free throw line. Markell Johnson paced NC State with 25 points on 9-of-13 shooting including 6-of-9 from 3-point distance plus 1-of-2 at the free throw line. He also contributed six rebounds and three assists. Jericole Hellems tallied 14 points and two assists off the bench. Torin Dorn accounted for 13 points and 10 boards. Devon Daniels added 10 points, six caroms and five assists as a reserve.

Seminoles top Fighting Irish

Florida State secured a 68-61 home win Monday night over Notre Dame to move to 22-6 overall and 10-5 in the ACC. Devin Vassell paced the Seminoles with 13 points off the bench on 5-of-6 shooting including 3-of-3 at the free throw line. He also pulled down seven rebounds. Christ Koumadje tallied 12 points and five boards. Mfiondu Kabengele added 10 points, four boards and two blocked shots as a reserve. Florida State outscored the Fighting Irish 35-28 in the second half after the contest went into the break tied. The Seminoles shot 25-of-56 from the floor, 6-of-19 from 3-point range plus 12-of-17 from the free throw line.

College Basketball Betting Trends

North Carolina State

The over is 11-5 in the last 16 meetings. The over is 4-0 in the last four Wolfpack road games.

Florida State

The under is 4-1-1 in the last six Seminoles games on Saturdays. The over is 8-3-1 in the last 12 FSU home games.

Prediction:

The Seminoles are ranked 14th nationally in adjusted defensive efficiency and have been clamping down lately in ACC play. While the Wolfpack play at a fast pace, they have benefited lately from playing a couple much weaker defensive teams. Florida State won't bend nearly as easily and I think this one stays under the high projected total.

 

NCAA DAILY PREDICTION: NORTH CAROLINA STATE WOLFPACK/FLORIDA STATE SEMINOLES UNDER 152.5

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