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Marquette vs NC State Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - NCAA Tournament Sweet 16

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Marquette vs NC State Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - NCAA Tournament Sweet 16

A Sweet 16 battle features the No. 2 seed Marquette Golden Eagles (27-9) taking the court against the No. 11 seed NC State Wolfpack (24-14) on Friday at American Airlines Center. This NCAA Tournament matchup tips at 7:09 PM ET, with the winner moving on to the South Regional final.

Before you place your bet on this matchup at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Marquette vs. NC State Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Friday, March 29, 2024
  • Game Time: 7:09 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS
  • Location: Dallas, Texas
  • Arena: American Airlines Center

Marquette is a 7.5-point favorite against NC State on Friday and the total has been set at 151.5 points. Keep reading for a few betting insights and trends if you are planning on making a wager on the matchup.

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Marquette vs. NC State: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Marquette is 21-15-0 ATS this season.
  • NC State has covered 18 times in 38 games with a spread this year.
  • When the spread is set as 7.5 or more this season, Marquette (11-5) covers a lower percentage of those games when it is the favorite (68.8%) than NC State (6-0) does as the underdog (100%).
  • The Golden Eagles sport a better record against the spread at home (11-5-0) than they do in road games (6-6-0).
  • Against the spread, the Wolfpack have performed better at home (8-9-0) than on the road (4-7-0).

Marquette vs. NC State: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Marquette has come away with 23 wins in the 27 contests it has been listed as the moneyline favorite in this season.
  • The Golden Eagles have a win-loss record of 14-1 when favored by -315 or better by sportsbooks this year.
  • NC State has gone 7-10 in games it was the underdog on the moneyline (winning 41.2% of those games).
  • The Wolfpack have a 3-2 record (winning 60% of their games) when playing as a moneyline underdog of +250 or longer.
  • Sportsbooks have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that Marquette has a 75.9% chance of pulling out a win.

Marquette vs. NC State Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Marquette's +314 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 8.7 points per game) is a result of scoring 78.6 points per game (59th in college basketball) while giving up 69.9 per contest (108th in college basketball).
  • Kam Jones paces Marquette, putting up 17.1 points per game (122nd in the country).
  • NC State puts up 76.5 points per game (92nd in college basketball) while giving up 72.6 per contest (203rd in college basketball). It has a +151 scoring differential and outscores opponents by 3.9 points per game.
  • DJ Horne is ranked 146th in the country with a team-leading 16.7 points per game.
  • The Golden Eagles lose the rebound battle by 3.0 boards on average. They collect 32.7 rebounds per game, which ranks 319th in college basketball, while their opponents pull down 35.7 per contest.
  • Oso Ighodaro leads the team with 6.8 rebounds per game (194th in college basketball play).
  • The Wolfpack are 176th in the country at 35.3 rebounds per game. That's similar to the 35.9 their opponents average.
  • Mohamed Diarra averages 7.7 rebounds per game (110th in college basketball) to lead the Wolfpack.
  • Marquette ranks 42nd in college basketball with 101.3 points scored per 100 possessions, and 91st in college basketball defensively with 90.1 points conceded per 100 possessions.
  • The Wolfpack rank 95th in college basketball with 98.4 points scored per 100 possessions, and 194th defensively with 93.3 points conceded per 100 possessions.

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