Looking to win big? The Hurricanes and Wolfpack face off at 9:00 ET on ESPN2. The Wolfpack are hosting the game at PNC Arena in Raleigh, NC. This Atlantic Coast conference matchup has an over/under of 153.5 points, and North Carolina State is favored to win by -4 at home vs. Miami (FL).

MIAMI (FL) HURRICANES VS NORTH CAROLINA STATE WOLFPACK BETTING PICK

The Pick: North Carolina State Wolfpack -4

This game will be played at PNC Arena at 9:00 ET on Tuesday, January 30th.

WHY BET THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE WOLFPACK:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Wolfpack.
  • Not only will North Carolina State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -4.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 153.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Taking a Look at the Hurricanes Chances in Raleigh

So far this season, Miami (FL) has a record of 14-6, and they have won their last two games. In Atlantic Coast Conference play, the Hurricanes are 5-4 compared to 9-2 in non-conference games. On the road, Miami (FL) has a record of 2-4, and over their last ten road games, the team is 5-5.

As the underdog, the Hurricanes are 2-3 this season, and they have been the favorite in 15 of their games, going 12-3 in those contests. In their last game, Miami (FL) defeated Pittsburgh by a score of 72-68.

As the underdog this season, Miami has an ATS record of 3-1-1. On the road, their ATS mark is 3-2-1. Over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Hurricanes have gone 6-3-1 vs. the spread. On the road, their ATS record is 6-3-1 over their last 10 contests.

So far this season, the over/under record for Miami’s games is 10-10. Today’s over/under line of 153.5 is very close to the average over/under line in their games this year of 154. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 138 points and during their last 10 games, the average scoring total is 151 points. This season, 10 of their games have finished with more points than today’s over/under line of 153.5.

The Miami (FL) offense is coming off a game where they scored 72 points against Pittsburgh. They posted a field goal percentage of 44.4% and connected on 10 threes. Leading the team in scoring is Norchad Omier, who is averaging 18.1 heading into today’s matchup. Additionally, Matthew Cleveland also maintains a PPG average of 14.8 heading into game.

At present, the Hurricanes’ defense is nationally ranked 168th, allowing 72.0 points per game. Against Pittsburgh, the Hurricanes’ defense gave up 68 points and did a good job not fouling. For the game, Pittsburgh only made 6 free-throws.

Will North Carolina State Secure A Victory as Home Favorites?

Heading into tonight’s game, NC State is 13-7 overall and 5-4 in Atlantic Coast Conference play. They have lost their last three games, including their most recent contest against Syracuse by a score of 77-65.

So far this season, the Wolfpack have been incredible at home, going 9-2 compared to 4-5 on the road. Over their last 10 games at home, they are 8-2.

As the favorite this year, North Carolina State has gone 6-7 against the spread. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Wolfpack have a mark of 4-6 vs. the spread. At home this year, NC State has an ATS record of 6-5 and over their last three home games, they are just 1-2 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for North Carolina State’s games is 11-8-1. The average over/under line in their games is 145.8 and their games have had an average of 145.5 points. So far, 13 of their games have finished with more points than today’s over/under line of 153.5. In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average of 138 points scored.

North Carolina State offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 65 points against Syracuse. In that game, they made 8/25 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 35.8%. Currently leading the team in scoring is DJ Horne who comes into today’s matchup averaging 14.8. D.J. Burns also heads into the game with a PPG average of 12.

So far, the Wolfpack’s defense is ranked 121st in the country at 70.0 points per contest. The North Carolina State defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 77 points and allowed Syracuse to connect on 7 threes.