N.C. State vs. Syracuse Total Pick

N.C. State Wolfpack vs. Syracuse Orange, 10/25/18 Predictions & Preview

Coming off its first loss of the season last weekend, how will No. 22 N.C. State perform this weekend when it goes on the road to face Syracuse on Saturday at 7PM ET?

Game Snapshot & Odds

125 N.C. State at 126 Syracuse

Saturday, October 27, 2018

7PM ET – Carrier Dome

TV: ESPN2

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Public Betting Trends

According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, N.C. State is favored on the road, as the Wolfpack are getting odds of -2.5 points against the Orange. The over/under total for the contest is listed at 64 points. The public betting for this game currently is unavailable. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our College Football Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.

N.C. State hammered by Clemson

N.C. State was dominated by Clemson on the road last week, falling 41-7 to the Tigers. N.C. State is now 5-1 on the season, 2-1 in the ACC, 3-3 against the spread and 4-2 with the under. The Wolfpack have hit the under in two straight.

The Wolfpack are putting up 28.7 points and 449.7 yards per game on offense this season, including over 300 passing yards per game. Ryan Finley has thrown for 1,777 yards and 10 touchdowns with five interceptions. Kelvin Harmon is his leading receiver with 35 catches for 547 yards and two scores. Reggie Gallaspy II is the leading rusher with eight touchdowns and 383 yards. Defensively, N.C. State is allowing just 20.8 points and 363 yards per game.

Syracuse ends losing streak

The Orange put an end to their two-game losing streak last weekend with a 40-37 OT win over North Carolina at home. Syracuse is now 5-2 on the season, 2-2 in the ACC, 4-2-1 against the spread and 4-3 with the over. The Orange have hit the over in two straight games.

Syracuse is putting up some good offensive numbers this year, averaging 42.6 points and 474.6 yards per game. Their rushing attack is putting up over 200 yards per contest. Quarterback Eric Dungey has thrown for 1,433 yards and 10 touchdowns while also rushing for 477 yards and eight scores. Moe Neal has added 473 rushing yards while Jamal Custis has caught 32 passes for 592 yards and four touchdowns. Defensively, Syracuse is allowing 26.9 points and 416.4 yards per game.

College Football Betting Trends

N.C. State

N.C. State is 6-2 with the under over its last eight road games and 20-8 with the under in its last 28 conference games.

Syracuse

Syracuse is 11-3-1 with the under in its last 15 home games and 5-1 with the under in its last six following a win.

Prediction:

This total is being set pretty high for teams that have hit the under somewhat regularly. N.C. State has a pretty good defense, which is what has led it to the good start. Syracuse is pretty capable on offense and on defense, but the Orange have been held back somewhat by strong defenses. I would expect the Orange to not run away in this game and for N.C. State to have an average showing on offense.

 

College Football Prediction: N.C. State/Syracuse Under 64

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