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Texas Tech vs NC State Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - NCAA Tournament First Round

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Texas Tech vs NC State Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - NCAA Tournament First Round

The No. 6 Texas Tech Red Raiders (23-10) and the No. 11 NC State Wolfpack (22-14) square off on Thursday for a place in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. The opening-round matchup starts at 9:40 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.

Texas Tech vs. NC State Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Thursday, March 21, 2024
  • Game Time: 9:40 PM ET
  • TV Channel: CBS
  • Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Arena: PPG Paints Arena

Texas Tech vs. NC State Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Texas Tech win (58.5%)

Here's a look at some betting insights for Texas Tech (-4.5) versus NC State on Thursday. The total has been set at 146.5 points for this game.

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Texas Tech vs. NC State: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Texas Tech has put together a 15-18-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • NC State has compiled a 17-19-0 ATS record so far this year.
  • NC State covers the spread when it is a 4.5-point underdog or more 60% of the time. That's more often than Texas Tech covers as a favorite of 4.5 or more (40%).
  • In home games, the Red Raiders own a better record against the spread (8-9-0) compared to their ATS record in away games (4-6-0).
  • In 2023-24 against the spread, the Wolfpack have a better winning percentage at home (.471, 8-9-0 record) than away (.364, 4-7-0).

Texas Tech vs. NC State: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Texas Tech has been victorious in 17, or 85%, of the 20 contests it has been chosen as moneyline favorites in this season.
  • The Red Raiders have a win-loss record of 12-1 when favored by -184 or better by bookmakers this year.
  • NC State has won six of the 16 games it was the underdog on the moneyline this season (37.5%).
  • In games they have played as a moneyline underdog with odds of +152 or longer, the Wolfpack have a 3-6 record (winning only 33.3% of their games).
  • Texas Tech has an implied victory probability of 64.8% according to the moneyline set for this matchup.

Texas Tech vs. NC State Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Texas Tech's +206 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 6.3 points per game) is a result of scoring 75.6 points per game (113th in college basketball) while allowing 69.3 per contest (97th in college basketball).
  • Pop Isaacs leads Texas Tech, averaging 15.9 points per game (196th in the country).
  • NC State has a +132 scoring differential, topping opponents by 3.7 points per game. It is putting up 76.4 points per game, 97th in college basketball, and is giving up 72.7 per contest to rank 207th in college basketball.
  • DJ Horne is ranked 135th in college basketball with a team-leading 16.9 points per game.
  • The Red Raiders are 189th in college basketball at 35.1 rebounds per game. That's 1.3 more than the 33.8 their opponents average.
  • Darrion Williams is 127th in college basketball play with 7.5 rebounds per game to lead the Red Raiders.
  • The 35.1 rebounds per game the Wolfpack accumulate rank 189th in the nation. Their opponents record 36.1.
  • Mohamed Diarra averages 7.4 rebounds per game (137th in college basketball) to lead the Wolfpack.
  • Texas Tech ranks 74th in college basketball by averaging 99.3 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 121st in college basketball, allowing 91.1 points per 100 possessions.
  • The Wolfpack average 98.2 points per 100 possessions on offense (101st in college basketball), and give up 93.4 points per 100 possessions (200th in college basketball).

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