NC State vs Wake Forest: College Basketball Betting Lines, Odds and Trends – February 20, 2021

Posted By Staff on February 20, 2021

The NC State Wolf Pack (9-9) hit the road in ACC action against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons (6-10) on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 2:00 PM ET. The Wolf Pack are 1.5-point favorites in the game, the second matchup between the squads this season. The point total is set at 141 for the matchup.

The betting insights in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of February 20, 2021, 2:18 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Betting Odds

NC State Betting Information

  • With a mark of 7-10-1, the Wolf Pack have a losing record against the spread this season.
  • The Wolf Pack are 4-5 against the spread this season when they are at least a 1.5-point favorite.
  • The Wolf Pack and their opponents have hit the over in 10 of 18 games this season (55.6%).
  • In their last game, the Wolf Pack got a team-high 17 points from Jericole Hellems on the way to a 74-73 win over Pittsburgh on Wednesday. They covered the spread as 4.5-point underdogs, and the teams combined to score 147 points to go over the 140.5 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

NC State Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Devon Daniels 12 16.5 5.3 2.9 1.5 0.2 1.6
Jericole Hellems 18 13.2 5.0 1.4 1.0 0.2 1.1
DJ Funderburk 14 12.2 5.6 0.1 0.9 0.4 0.1
Manny Bates 17 9.6 6.1 0.5 0.6 2.8 0.0
Thomas Allen 17 7.4 2.3 1.6 1.4 0.1 1.5

Wake Forest Betting Information

  • With a 10-5 record ATS this season, the Demon Deacons have outplayed expectations.
  • When playing as at least a 1.5-point underdog, the Demon Deacons tend to meet expectations with a 3-1 record against the spread.
  • Seven of the Demon Deacons 15 games (46.7%) this season have failed to covered the point total.
  • The Demon Deacons fell 84-60 to Duke in their last contest on Wednesday. Ody Oguama racked up a team-high 14 points in the loss. They failed to cover the spread as 7-point underdogs, and the teams combined to hit the over on the 143.5 point total.

Against the Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Wake Forest Players to Watch

Name GP PTS REB ASST STL BLK 3PM
Daivien Williamson 16 12.6 2.4 2.7 1.4 0.1 1.4
Isaiah Mucius 16 10.1 5.3 0.5 0.4 0.4 1.2
Ody Oguama 14 9.5 5.8 0.6 0.6 0.3 0.0
Ismael Massoud 16 8.5 3.5 0.3 0.4 0.1 1.8
Jonah Antonio 15 7.4 2.5 0.9 0.9 0.1 2.1

Total Facts

  • NC State’s games this season have gone over the point total for Saturday’s matchup (141 points) in 12 out of 18 opportunities (66.7% of matchups).
  • In 43.8% of Wake Forest’s games this season (7 of 16), the total points scored was greater than Saturday’s 141-point over/under.
  • The Wolf Pack average 73.5 points per game against the Demon Deacons’ 69.6, amounting to 2.1 points over the contest’s over/under of 141.
  • These two teams give up a combined 141.6 points per game, 0.6 more than this contest’s over/under.
  • This season, the average total for Wolf Pack games is 144.2 points, 3.2 more than the over/under of 141 points for this contest.
  • A difference of 0.5 points separates this contest’s over/under (141 points) and the average total points bet in Demon Deacons games (140.5 points) this season.

Head to Head

Date Favorite Home Team Spread Total Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline Game Type Result
1/27/2021 NC State NC State -8 144 -383 +295 Regular Season 72-67 NC ST
3/6/2020 NC State NC State -8 150.5 -389 +295 Regular Season 84-64 NC ST
12/7/2019 NC State Wake Forest -4 144.5 -186 +153 Regular Season 91-82 NC ST
2/24/2019 N/A NC State N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 94-74 NC ST
1/15/2019 N/A Wake Forest N/A N/A N/A N/A Regular Season 71-67 WAKE

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