Syracuse vs. North Carolina State - 2/11/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
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North Carolina State Wolfpack (15-8) at Syracuse Orange (14-9)
College Basketball: Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 7:00 pm (Carrier Dome)
The Line: Syracuse Orange -5.5 -- Over/Under: 145.5
The NC State Wolfpack and the Syracuse Orange meet in college basketball action from Carrier Dome on Tuesday.
NC State enters this one at 15-8 so far. After falling in three straight to Georgia Tech, North Carolina and Louisville, the Wolfpack got a win their last time out versus Miami-FL.
In the win over the Hurricanes, NC State’s CJ Bryce led the team on 22 points and 11 rebounds. Markell Johnson added 19 points, 12 assists and five rebounds in a double-double of his own in that one.
Over on the Syracuse side, they’re 14-9 on the year. The Orange fell in consecutive games to Clemson and Duke, but were able to bounce back on a 75-73 home win over Wake Forest in their last outing.
In the win over the Deacons, Syracuse’s Buddy Boeheim posted 23 points with one assist, and Elijah Hughes added 20 points with eight rebounds and three assists. Quincy Guerrier chipped in 13 points and three boards there as well.
Syracuse is 1-6 ATS in their last seven after an ATS loss and 2-10 ATS in their last 12 home games. The Orange are 6-2 ATS in their last eight overall and the over is 4-1-1 in their last six overall.
Meanwhile, the Wolfpack are 0-4 ATS in their last four Tuesday games and 0-4 ATS in their last four after an ATS win. The under is 8-1 in NC State’s last nine overall and 15-5 in their last 20 Tuesday games.
NC State scored 83 points in their victory over the Hurricanes, with a solid effort from the whole lineup. Prior to that, the Wolfpack had scored a max of just 65 points in a five-game stretch, going 2-3 in that time.
As for Syracuse, they’ve allowed some pretty big points totals lately; at least 70 in each of their last three outings. The Orange seem like they’re a little more consistent at the moment however, so I’m going Syracuse on the cover here.