NC State vs Syracuse Prediction College Basketball Picks 3/13/24

Syracuse (20-11) vs NC State (18-14)

Game Info: Wednesday, March 13, 2024 at 7:00 pm (Capital One Arena)

Betting Odds: Syracuse +1.5 -- Over/Under: Click Here for the Latest Odds

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In this article we will formulate a NC State vs Syracuse betting prediction for this college basketball game on Wednesday, March 13th at Capital One Arena in Washington, DC. To formulate this prediction, we will examine:

  • The NC State recent form and recent player performance 
  • The Syracuse recent form and recent play performance
  • Recent Betting trends and streaks involving NC State
  • Recent Betting trends and streaks involving Syracuse
  • Recent betting trends in games played between NC State and Syracuse
  • A summary that ties it all together and produces a favorable betting outcome for Today’s Game between NC State and Syracuse

NC State Preview

The NC State Wolfpack are 18-14 (9-11) this season after they defeated Louisville by a score of 94-85 in their last game. NC State trailed 46-45 at halftime, but they scored 49 second half points in the win. The Wolfpack shot 52.9% from the field and made 33 free throws in the game. NC State had lost their previous four games against Pittsburgh, Duke, UNC, and Florida State. The Wolfpack are scoring 75.5 points per game with 35 rebounds per game and 12.7 assists per game, while allowing 72.8 points against per game this year. DJ Horne is averaging 16.8 points per game, 3.2 rebounds per game, and 2.2 assists per game. NC State is shooting 44.4% from the field, 72.3% on free throws, and 34.6% on three pointers this season. 

Syracuse Preview

The Syracuse Orange are 20-11 (11-9) this year after they lost to Clemson by a score of 90-75 in their last game. Syracuse trailed 42-30 at the half and they allowed 48 points in the second half in the loss. The Orange shot 47.5% from the field and were -7 in rebounding margin in the game. Syracuse had won their previous four games against Louisville, Virginia Tech, Notre Dame, and NC State. The Orange are scoring 76.7 points per game with 33.3 rebounds per game and 13.8 assists per game, while giving up 75.4 points against per game this season. Judah Mintz is averaging 18.7 points, 3.2 rebounds, and 4.5 assists per game. Syracuse is shooting 46.1% from the field, 72% on free throws, and 33.7% on three pointers this year. 

NC State vs Syracuse Betting Prediction

NC State finished the regular season with four straight losses and they allowed 81, 79, 79, and 90 points in those four games, but they were able to sneak by Louisville on Tuesday. Syracuse has won four of their last five games and their offense has been on fire recently. The Orange have scored 82+ points in four of their last five games and they should feast against a NC State defense that is really struggling. Syracuse won the first two meetings with NC State by scores of 77-65 and 87-83, and I am taking them here. Syracuse has some momentum right now and I don’t like how NC State looked on Tuesday. Take the Orange in this game. 

David’s Pick Syracuse ML

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