Looking to win big? The Wolfpack and Tigers face off at 7:45 ET on CW. The Tigers are hosting the game at Littlejohn Coliseum in Clemson, SC. The over/under for this Atlantic Coast conference contest is set at 146.5 points, with Clemson being favored by -7.5 at home against North Carolina State.

NORTH CAROLINA STATE WOLFPACK VS CLEMSON TIGERS BETTING PICK

The Pick: North Carolina State Wolfpack +7.5

This game will be played at Littlejohn Coliseum at 7:45 ET on Saturday, February 17th.

WHY BET THE NORTH CAROLINA STATE WOLFPACK:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-69 in favor of the Tigers.
  • Even though we have Clemson winning straight-up, we like North Carolina State at +7.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 146.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Are the Wolfpack Ready for a Road Win?

North Carolina State has a record of 15-9 this season, including a 7-6 mark in ACC games. They have lost their last two games, and their record on the road is 4-6.

So far, the Wolfpack have been the underdog in eight games, and they have gone 1-7 in those matchups. They are 14-2 as the favorite.

North Carolina State has an ATS record of 10-13-1 this season. On the road, they are 3-6-1 vs. the spread. As the underdog, their record vs. the spread is 3-4-1 this year and 3-6-1 in their last 10 games as the underdog. In their last 3 road games, their ATS record is 1-1-1.

This season, the over/under record for North Carolina State games is 13-10-1. Today’s over/under line of 146.5 is similar to the average over/under line in their games this season (146.3). So far, 14 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line. In their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1.

North Carolina State’s offense is coming off a good game, putting up 79 points vs. Wake Forest. Overall, they hit 49.2% of their shots from the field and went 8/11 from the free-throw line. The top scorer for the Wolfpack was DJ Horne with 31 points, while D.J. Burns also chipped in with 14 points.

On defense, North Carolina State is currently around the NCAA average in points allowed, giving up an average of 70.6 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.9 threes per game vs. Clemson. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 33.6%.

Can the Tigers Secure a Win at Home?

With a 17-7 record, Clemson is favored by 7.5 points at home against North Carolina State. The Tigers have won three straight games, and they are 11-3 at home this season.

Over their last ten home games, Clemson has gone 7-3, and they are 13-5 this season when favored. In their most recent game, the Tigers defeated Miami (FL) by a score of 77-60.

At home this season, Clemson has an ATS record of just 5-8-1. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Tigers have gone just 3-6-1 vs. the spread.

On the season, the over/under record in Clemson games is 14-10, and today’s over/under line of 146.5 is lower than the average over/under line in their games this year (147.9). Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 146 points, and their OU record in their last 10 games is 5-5.

In their recent matchup, the Clemson offense ended with 77 points against Miami (FL). They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 44.6% and made 13 threes. Offensively, the Tigers have a season long field goal percentage of 47%, which is 90th in the nation. In terms of three-pointers, they are 113rd in percentage and 91st in three-pointers made.

At present, the Tigers’ defense is nationally ranked 158th, allowing 71.7 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 8.2 threes per game vs. North Carolina State. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 33.4%.