Betting on today’s Wolfpack and Boilermakers game? Catch the action at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, AZ, as the Boilermakers hosts this showdown at 6:09 ET on TBS. This non-conference matchup has an over/under of 146 points, and Purdue is favored by -9.5 vs. North Carolina State.


The Pick: North Carolina State Wolfpack +9.5

This game will be played at State Farm Stadium at 6:09 ET on Saturday, April 6th.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 74-70 in favor of the Boilermakers.
  • Even though we have Purdue winning straight-up, we like North Carolina State at +9.5.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 146 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Can North Carolina State Pull Off A Win at State Farm Stadium?

Heading into today’s matchup, the overall record for North Carolina State is 26-14. On the road, they have a record of 12-9 this season, while at home they are 14-5. North Carolina State’s ATS performance heading into today’s game sits at 20-19-1. Over their last five games, the team has a solid ATS record of 4-1.

North Carolina State’s games have, on average, featured 148.2 points per game leading to an over/under record of 22-16-2. Their average over/under line is currently 146.7 points so far. The Wolfpack have seen their last five games conclude with a collective average of 144 points per game and an over/under record of 2-2-1.

In their most recent game, the Wolfpack’s offense tallied 76 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 76.4 points per game. The team’s top scorer is DJ Horne, who enters today’s matchup with an average of 16.9, while D.J. Burns also carries a PPG average of 12.4 into the game.

At present, the Wolfpack’s defense is nationally ranked 178th, allowing 72.0 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.2 threes per game vs. Purdue. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 33.7%.

Will the Boilermakers Come Through as Home Favorites?

As they prepare for their 38th game of the season, Purdue’s overall record stands at 33-4. In away games, the Boilermakers have gone 9-3, while they have an impressive 24-1 record at home. Regarding the spread, Purdue holds a 20-15-2 record for the season. In their last five games, the team is 4-1 ATS.

Up to this point, games involving Purdue have had an average of 152.8 points per game, with the average over/under line set at 147.9 points. Their over/under record is 22-14-1. The Boilermakers’ last five games have finished with a combined 147 points per game and an over/under record of 2-3.

Compared to their season average of 83.4 points per game, Purdue struggled in their previous game. Against Tennessee, the Boilermakers scored 72 points while finishing with a field goal percentage of 45.3%. The team’s top scorer is Zach Edey, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 24.4, while Braden Smith also maintains a PPG average of 12.5 leading up to the game.

So far, the Boilermakers’ defense is ranked 99th in the country at 69.4 points per contest. Against Tennessee in their most recent game, the Purdue defense gave up a total of 66 points while allowing Tennessee to hit 45% of their shots.