Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Wolfpack versus the Seminoles? Tip off is at at 9:00 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on ESPN2. The game will be played at Donald L. Tucker Center in Tallahassee, FL. The over/under for this Atlantic Coast conference contest is set at 150.5 points, with Florida State being favored by -2.5 at home against North Carolina State.


The Pick: Florida State Seminoles -2.5

This game will be played at Donald L. Tucker Center at 9:00 ET on Tuesday, February 27th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Seminoles.
  • Not only will Florida State pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -2.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 150.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Will North Carolina State Secure A Victory as Road Underdogs?

North Carolina State is 17-10 this season and 9-7 in Atlantic Coast Conference play. On the road, the Wolfpack are 5-6, compared to 12-4 at home. Their scoring margin at home is +10.1, while it is -3.5 on the road. They have been the underdog in nine games, going 2-7.

In their last game, the Wolfpack defeated Boston College, 81-70. Over their last 10 road games, they have gone 4-6. For the season, they have been the underdog 18 times, going 15-3.

Against the spread, North Carolina State has gone 12-14-1 this season. On the road, their ATS record is 4-6-1. As the underdog, the Wolfpack have a mark of 4-4-1 vs. the spread.

On the season, the over/under record in North Carolina State games is 16-10-1 and the average scoring total in their games is 147.4 points. Today’s over/under line of 150.5 is higher than the average OU line in their games this year (146.7). Over their last three games, the over/under record is 3-0 and the average scoring total in those games is 158 points.

North Carolina State’s offense is coming off a good game, putting up 81 points vs. Boston College. Overall, they hit 43.5% of their shots from the field and went 21/24 from the free-throw line. Offensively, the Wolfpack hold a season-long field goal percentage of 44%, placing them 221st in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 277th in terms of percentage and 213rd in three-pointers made.

In terms of defense, North Carolina State is currently on par with the NCAA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 71.4 points per game. So far, the North Carolina State defense is giving up an average of 8.8 offensive rebounds per game and are turning teams over 9.2 times per game (369th).

Can the Florida State Offense Score Enough at Home?

Florida State enters this game with a 14-13 record, including an 8-8 mark in Atlantic Coast Conference play. The Seminoles are 9-7 at home this season, and they are favored by 2.5 points against North Carolina State.

Over the team’s last 10 home games, they have gone 5-5. In their last outing, the Seminoles lost to Clemson by a score of 74-63.

Florida State’s ATS record this season is 13-13-1. At home, their ATS mark is 7-8-1. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Seminoles are just 3-6-1 vs. the spread.

Florida State’s over/under record for the season sits at 15-11-1, and today’s line of 150.5 is similar to the average over/under line in their games this year (150.1). In their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 146 points. So far, 16 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line of 150.5.

Florida State offense recently wrapped up a game with a total of 63 points against Clemson. In that game, they made 4/19 three-point attempts and achieved a field goal percentage of 36.9%. On the offensive front, the Seminoles have a season-long field goal percentage of 45%, ranking 171st nationally. When it comes to three-point shooting, they are ranked 340th in terms of percentage and 306th in three-pointers made.

Coming into today’s game, the Florida State defense is giving up an average of 74.8 points per contest. In today’s game vs. North Carolina State, the Florida State defense will be looking to do a better job avoiding putting opponents on the line. In their last game, Florida State made 24 free-throws vs. the Seminoles.