Making on a bet on this NCAA game featuring the Wolfpack versus the Golden Eagles? Tip off is at at 7:09 ET, and you can watch it all unfold on CBS. The game will be played at American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX. The odds for this non-conference game currently have Marquette as the -6.5 favorite, with the over/under line sitting at 150.5 points.


The Pick: North Carolina State Wolfpack +6.5

This game will be played at American Airlines Center at 7:09 ET on Friday, March 29th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-70 in favor of the Golden Eagles.
  • Even though we have Marquette winning straight-up, we like North Carolina State at +6.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 150.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Does North Carolina State Have A Chance at American Airlines Center?

North Carolina State will be playing their 39th game of the season when they take on Marquette. So far this season, they have a 24-14 overall record. They have gone 11-9 on the road and 13-5 at home. With a record of 19-18-1 against the spread, North Carolina State has been performing above .500. In their last ten games, they have a solid 4-1 record vs. the spread.

Through 38 games, North Carolina State has an over/under record of 22-14-2 with their games averaging a combined 148 points per game so far. In their most recent three games, the Wolfpack’s over/under record is 2-0-1, with their games averaging 153 points per game.

In their latest game, North Carolina State offense put up 79 points against Oakland. They recorded an overall field goal percentage of 45.3% and made 9 threes. DJ Horne is leading the team in scoring at 16.9 points per contest. D.J. Burns has also been a key contributor with a PPG average of 12.4 going into the game.

The Wolfpack’s defense is presently ranked 180th nationally, allowing an average of 72.0 points per contest. In their previous game vs. Oakland, the Golden Grizzlies finished with a field goal percentage of 45% and a total of 73 points vs. North Carolina State.

Can the Golden Eagles Hold Strong at Home?

The Marquette Golden Eagles come into their game against North Carolina State with a record of 27-9. Out of those 27 wins, 21 have come at home while the other 6 have come on the road. Against the spread, Marquette has a current record of 22-14-1 this season. In their last ten games, Marquette is 3-2 vs. the spread.

So far, Marquette’s games have averaged 148.5 points per game with the average over/under line being 148.9 points. The Golden Eagles’ last five games have finished with a combined 145 points per game and an over/under record of 2-3.

In their recent matchup, the Marquette offense ended with 81 points against Colorado. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 61.8% and made 9 threes. The team’s scoring leader is Kam Jones, who holds an average of 16.8 as they head into today’s matchup. Additionally, Oso Ighodaro is averaging 14 points per game this season.

Coming into today’s game, the Marquette defense is giving up an average of 69.8 points per contest. In their most recent game, the Marquette defense struggled to defend the three-point line, as Colorado knocked down 9 three-pointers on their way to 77 points.