North Carolina State vs. Clemson - 1/18/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

North Carolina State vs. Clemson - 1/18/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction Photo by Joshua S. Kelly-USA TODAY Sports

Clemson Tigers (9-7) at North Carolina State Wolfpack (12-5)

College Basketball: Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 2:00 pm (PNC Arena)

The Line: North Carolina State Wolfpack -6.5 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds

Where to Watch: RSN Stream College Basketball all season on ESPN+. Sign up now! Advertisement

The Clemson Tigers and the NC State Wolfpack meet in college basketball action from PNC Arena on Saturday. 

Clemson enters this game at 9-7 so far. The Tigers are riding a three-game win streak right now, taking out NC State, North Carolina and Duke during that stretch of outings. 

In the upset over Duke, the Tigers were led by Aamir Simms, with 25 points, nine rebounds and five assists. Also posting a nice line for Clemson there was Tevin Mack with 22 points and nine rebounds. 

Get Our Experts BEST BETS For All Of The Games CLICK HERE

Over on the NC State side, they’re 12-5 this year. The Wolfpack are 2-2 in their last four games, falling to Clemson and Virginia Tech while otherwise beating Notre Dame and Miami in that time. 

In the win over the Hurricanes, NC State’s Derek Funderburk topped the team with 19 points and eight rebounds. Devon Daniels added 15 points and two boards there, and Jericole Hellems had 11 points and three rebounds. 

The Wolfpack are 7-2 ATS in their last nine Saturday games and the under is 4-1 in their last five versus a team with a winning straight-up record. The under is 6-0 in NC State’s last six at home and 6-1 in their last seven overall. 

Meanwhile, the Tigers are 4-0 ATS in the last four Saturday games and 1-4 ATS in their last five road games. Clemson is 7-1 ATS in their last eight after a straight-up win and 7-2 ATS in their last nine after an ATS win. 

Clemson got some big performances and some solid secondary numbers in their shocking victory over Duke, and they’ll be riding high here. The Tigers have now put up at least 79 points in three straight games. 

The Tigers won 81-70 at home the last time these teams met, which kicked off this nice run for Clemson. I don’t know that the Tigers will be able to maintain this offensive output though, and NC State isn’t going to get caught off-guard here. I’m going Wolfpack on the cover. 

See Who Our Experts Picked To Win

Andrew’s Pick North Carolina State Wolfpack -6.5

Get Premium Picks Start Winning Now »
The pick in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a PickDawgz site consensus.

Mitch's Take...

Free Parlay Mitch's College Basketball Parlay for 12/4/20 CBB Pick and Prediction

Guaranteed Packages

Guaranteed packages automatically give you a credit if the package does not turn a profit—the sum of betting all individual picks. THESE ARE NOT PARLAYS UNLESS OTHERWISE CLEARLY STATED. If a guaranteed package does not profit, a credit for its full purchase price is automatically issued after picks are graded and verified.

For example, if you purchase a $39.95 package that doesn’t profit, you’ll get a $39.95 credit towards any future purchase(s) on our site. Credits are usually issued within hours of a game’s conclusion, so please allow a few hours for final verification.

To use your credits, log in to your account and add another package or pass to your cart. Credits will automatically reduce what you owe. Any remaining balance will be settled through our payment system, with any leftover credits available future purchases. Credits do not expire.

Dismiss