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NC State vs Syracuse Prediction, Odds & Betting Trends for College Football Week 7 Game on FanDuel Sportsbook

Devon Platana
NC State vs. Syracuse prediction, odds and betting trends for NCAA college football game.
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NC State vs Syracuse Week 7 Game Info

2022 NCAA College Football Game
No. 15 NC State Wolfpack (5-1, 1-1 ACC) vs. No. 18 Syracuse Orange (5-0, 2-0 ACC)
Date: Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022
Time: 3:30 p.m. ET
Venue: MA Wireless Dome — Syracuse, NY
Coverage: ACCN

Week 7 of the 2022 NCAA college football season includes an ACC showdown between the No. 15 NC State Wolfpack and No. 18 Syracuse Orange. After losing in Week 5, the Wolfpack bounced back last Saturday with a hard-fought 19-17 victory against Florida State.

On the other hand, Syracuse's record remained perfect thanks to a 59-0 blowout over Wagner. The Orange's defense held the Seahawks to a grand total of 50 total yards. Meanwhile, Syracuse's backfield combined for 388 rushing yards and 5 touchdowns on 39 carries.

NC State vs Syracuse Odds & Spread

All NCAAF betting lines, odds and prop bets are from FanDuel Sportsbook.
Moneyline: NCST: (+146) | SYR: (-178)
Spread: NCST: +3.5 (-110) | SYR: -3.5 (-110)
Total: 42.5 — Over: (-105) | Under: (-115)

Syracuse enters this contest as a home favorite on the spread. This 3:30 p.m. ET clash also features a total of 42.5, which is quite low compared to the rest of this week's projected totals.

NC State vs Syracuse Prediction & Pick

Historically speaking, NC State usually salivates any time Syracuse is on the schedule. The Wolfpack have won 13 of 15 meetings against the Orange, including each of the last three matchups.

Unfortunately for NC State, winning won't be as easy this year. For starters, Syracuse is a different animal this season and boasts one of the best offenses in the country. The Orange have scored 31+ points in all but one game this season, which might be tough for the Wolfpack to match if quarterback Devin Leary ends up missing the game due to a shoulder injury.

At the end of the day, NC State's options are to either run with a hobbled Leary or go with backup QB Jack Chambers, who's gone just 6-of-14 for 48 yards and a TD in four career appearances. Regardless of which scenario winds up happening, the Wolfpack might shift to the run game and that's a battle that the Orange should win.

Give me Syracuse in this ACC rivalry game.

Final Score Prediction: Syracuse: 24 | NC State: 16

NC State vs Syracuse Betting Trends

- NC State is 7-1 straight up in its last eight games against Syracuse.
- Syracuse is 6-0 against the spread (ATS) in its last six games played in October.
- The total has hit the under in each of NC State's last five Week 7 matchups.
- The total has hit the under in five of Syracuse's last six games against the ACC.

NC State vs Syracuse Best Bet

All NCAAF betting lines, odds and prop bets are available on FanDuel Sportsbook.

On top of the total hitting the under in five of Syracuse's last six ACC games, it's also hit the under in six of the last 10 meetings between these two rivals. With how well both teams' defenses have been playing this season, I'm inclined to take the under once again, especially if Leary ends up being sidelined.

Bet: Under 42.5 Points (-115)

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Devon Platana is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, Devon Platana also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username PepeSilvia0. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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