Joe D'Amico's NCAAB Game of the Week
North Carolina State vs. Georgia Tech,
03/03/2013 18:00 EDT,
Score: 70 - 57
Point Spread: -3½/-110 North Carolina State
Today's winner is NC State over Georgia Tech. This is my NCAAB Game of the Week.
NC State will get their fifth ACC win in six games. The Wolfpack have been a scoring machine, posting 80 or more points in 4 of their L5, averaging 77.3 PPG. Overall, NC State is putting up an average of 78.3 PPG on the season. They have 20 wins already but need to finish strong to ensure a Big Dance invitation. The team has outrebounded their L3 foes (BC, NC, and FSU) by an average of 15.7 RPG. The unit has five players averaging DDs and Forward, Howell leads the Conference with 11.1 boards per game. Overall, the squad shoots a remarkable 49.8% from the field which ranks 4th in the nation. Georgia Tech can not score, averaging a mere 64.0 PPG, losing and failing to cover their L3 at home. They have just two players barely posting DDs. The Yellow Jackets haven't won back-to-back Conference games in about a year. The Wolfpack is 5-0 ATS their L5 games played at the Yellow Jackets and 18-8 ATS their L26 games played following a SU win. The Yellow Jackets are 1-1-6 ATS their L8 games played vs. the Wolfpack and 7-23 ATS their L30 games played vs. teams with a winning % of over .600. Take NC State. Thank you.