Georgia Tech (@3.4) vs NC State (@1.3)
06-11-2019

Our Prediction:

NC State will win

Georgia Tech – NC State Match Prediction | 06-11-2019 20:30

They shoot 37% from 3-point range, which is good for 64th in the nation. The Wolfpack surrender 71.6 points per contest, which ranks them 183rd in D-1. The Wolfpack are 334th in country in forcing turnovers with 16.3 per game. The Wolfpack are 162nd in turnovers per game with 13.2. North Carolina State is 21st in the country with 82.0 points per game this year. They are 42nd in the NCAA in rebounding with 38.3 boards per game, and 31st in assists per contest with 15.8. Their defense allows a 44% shooting percentage and a 30% average from 3-point range, ranking them 189th and 12th in those defensive statistics. They are 60th in Division 1 in shooting at 47%, while their average scoring margin is 10.4. They rank 122nd with 12.5 assists allowed per contest and 124th with 34.0 rebounds surrendered per game.

The Yellow Jackets have an offensive rating of 95, which is ranked 325th. They are 228th in college basketball in pace with 68.4 possessions per 40 minutes, and their eFG% of 49% is 283rd. Georgia Tech is 30th in turnovers, as they turn the ball over an average of 18.9 times per 100 possessions. As a unit they are 287th in the nation in true shooting percentage with 52% and they shoot 3-pointers on 34% of their shot attempts, ranking 290th in D-1.

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Georgia Tech is coming off a nice victory over Boston College, however, its been a tough season for the Yellow Jackets as their offense has really struggled. Good Luck! NC State is an impressive 15-3 at home this season, while the Yellow Jackets are just 2-9 on the road, and as I just dont see how Georgia Tech offense will be able to keep up with the Wolfpack in this one, I think NC State pulls away in the 2nd half and covers this double-digit spread.

Georgia Tech won the lone meeting between the two teams last year -- also at PNC Arena -- by a score of 63-61. NC State is coming off of a 24-12 season that saw the Wolfpack reach the third round of the NIT tournament.

State at home. For the Tar Heels, they are fresh off a tough loss to Clemson as they had a chance to upset No. 1 late but fell 21-20 after a missed two-point conversion. They are in desperate need of a win and taking on a Yellow Jackets team that is 1-3 overall might be the cure. Prior to that, the Tar Heels lost to Wake Forest on the road and App.

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It will be a totally different offense that UNC will see on Saturday as the Yellow Jackets love running the football, so the Tar Heels need to make sure they are in the correct gaps and run lane, not letting Georgia Tech rush all over them. Clemson, the Tar Heels were aggressive on defense and got pressure on quarterback Trevor Lawrence. UNCs defense will be a big key for the Tar Heels in this one. Last week vs.

Georgia Tech has used James Graham, Tobias Oliver and Lucas Johnson at quarterback as they still like to rely on the ground game to get it done but have opened up the passing a bit more this season. They still need to bring their A game on Saturday and make life difficult on the quarterback. In the secondary, the Yellow Jackets dont pose much of a threat from their receivers but that doesnt mean UNC can let up.

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Finley, Thomas lead NC State past Georgia State, 41-7

the Yellow Jackets, Virginia Tech, Duke and then Coastal leaders Virginia. With the ACC Coastal Division still in reach, this begins a key stretch of four games for the Tar Heels over a five-week span vs. the Cavaliers. The Tar Heels must go 3-1 at minimum in these games to have a shot, depending on the result vs. Not only is the Coastal in reach but the Tar Heels bowl chances will improve with a win on Saturday.

But before you make any Week 6 college football predictions, be sure to check out the North Carolina vs. They're 2-3 on the season and have lost their last three games to Wake Forest Appalachian State and Clemson by a combined seven points. Georgia Tech odds with the total at 48. Brown and Collins will go head-to-head on Saturday at 4 p.m. Meanwhile, it's been slightly tougher sledding for Geoff Collins taking over for Paul Johnson at Georgia Tech. Both North Carolina and Georgia Tech are in their first seasons under new head coaches and getting off to a good start in the difficult ACC is critical. The Yellow Jackets are 1-3 with a loss to FCS Citadel and a scoring deficit of 113-54 on the season. Georgia Tech picks from the advanced computer model at SportsLine. Mack Brown took over for Larry Fedora after last season and the Tar Heels have had an up-and-down season plagued by tough losses. ET in Bobby Dodd Stadium needing a conference win and the Tar Heels are favored by 10 in the latest North Carolina vs.