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NC State vs Oakland Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - NCAA Tournament Second Round

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NC State vs Oakland Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - NCAA Tournament Second Round

The No. 11 seed NC State Wolfpack (23-14) and the No. 14 seed Oakland Golden Grizzlies (24-11) will meet in the NCAA Tournament with a place in the Sweet 16 of the South Region bracket on the line on Saturday at PPG Paints Arena, starting at 7:10 PM ET.

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

NC State vs. Oakland Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Saturday, March 23, 2024
  • Game Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • TV Channel: TBS
  • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Arena: PPG Paints Arena

Before you wager on Saturday's NC State-Oakland spread (NC State -6.5) or over/under (146.5 points), read the betting insights and trends below.

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NC State vs. Oakland: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • NC State has compiled an 18-19-0 record against the spread this season.
  • Oakland has put together a 23-12-0 record against the spread this year.
  • NC State covers the spread when it is a 6.5-point favorite or more 33.3% of the time. That's less often than Oakland covers as an underdog of 6.5 or more (75%).
  • The Wolfpack have covered the spread in a higher percentage of their home games than road games. They have covered eight times in 17 opportunities when playing at home, and they've covered four times in 11 opportunities in road games.
  • This season, the Golden Grizzlies are 7-6-0 at home against the spread (.538 winning percentage). On the road, they are 11-5-0 ATS (.688).

NC State vs. Oakland: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • NC State has been the moneyline favorite in 20 games this season and has come away with the win 16 times (80%) in those contests.
  • The Wolfpack have a mark of 11-2 in contests where bookmakers favor them by -265 or better on the moneyline.
  • Oakland has an 8-5 record in games it was listed as the moneyline underdog (winning 61.5% of those games).
  • The Golden Grizzlies have gone 2-4 when they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +215 or longer (33.3%).
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies NC State has a 72.6% chance of coming away with a victory in the contest.

NC State vs. Oakland Head-to-Head Comparison

  • NC State is outscoring opponents by four points per game with a +145 scoring differential overall. It puts up 76.5 points per game (92nd in college basketball) and allows 72.5 per contest (202nd in college basketball).
  • DJ Horne ranks 135th in the nation with a team-high 16.9 points per game.
  • Oakland is outscoring opponents by 3.5 points per game, with a +123 scoring differential overall. It puts up 76.5 points per game (92nd in college basketball) and allows 73 per contest (218th in college basketball).
  • Trey Townsend's team-leading 16.9 points per game rank him 135th in college basketball.
  • The Wolfpack rank 191st in the country at 35 rebounds per game. That's similar to the 36 their opponents average.
  • Mohamed Diarra paces the Wolfpack with 7.6 rebounds per game (115th in college basketball action).
  • The Golden Grizzlies rank 131st in the nation at 36 rebounds per game. That's 1.6 more than the 34.4 their opponents average.
  • Townsend's 7.9 rebounds per game lead the Golden Grizzlies and rank 98th in the country.
  • NC State ranks 98th in college basketball with 98.4 points scored per 100 possessions, and 196th in college basketball defensively with 93.3 points conceded per 100 possessions.
  • The Golden Grizzlies rank 103rd in college basketball with 98.1 points scored per 100 possessions, and 204th defensively with 93.6 points conceded per 100 possessions.

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