NC Sports Betting: NC State vs. Pittsburgh Odds, Betting Lines & Props

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Pittsburgh hosts NC State this Saturday night in the regular season finale for both teams. With the ACC Tournament set to tip off Tuesday, this matchup has significant implications in terms of conference seeding and in terms of March Madness hopes for both programs. 

Pittsburgh (20-10, 11-8 ACC) is a home favorite against NC State (17-13, 9-10 ACC), with tipoff scheduled for 7:45 p.m. ET at Petersen Events Center and a broadcast available via The CW. 

We will go over the different ways to wager on this ACC battle below, including player props, spreads, and totals. We also go over both teams’ March Madness odds ahead of the NCAA Tournament.

Pittsburgh looking to lock up a top-four seed 

The Panthers have been good lately, with a 10-3 record in ACC play and a 10-3 record overall since they took down Duke on Jan. 20. Senior forward Blake Hinson has led the offense at 18.8 points per game, and he’s coming off a 27-point performance to beat Florida State on March 5. With the fourth-best record in the conference, Pittsburgh can lock up a top seed in the four-day ACC Tournament, which runs March 12-16 in Washington, D.C. 

NC State has lost three straight and six of eight heading into this finale and is eighth in the conference. The Wolfpack seem unlikely to earn a berth in the NCAA Tournament without making a deep run, or potentially winning the ACC Tournament. 

Can Pittsburgh stay hot from 3-point range? 

Hinson entered Friday with the sixth-most successful 3-pointers (104) in the nation, and he’s topped 200 triples over the past two seasons. He leads a prolific Panthers offense that is averaging the 17th-most treys per game (9.7) and is posting 75.6 points per game this season. Hinson is shooting a scorching 47.5% from deep over his last 13 games, leading Pitt to a 10-3 record in that span. Pittsburgh’s current March Madness odds are at .

NC State likely needs a strong showing in the second half

With their season on the line, the Wolfpack hung close in recent matchups against UNC and Duke, only to be out-scored by a combined 29 points in the second half in those losses. NC State won’t have to deal with as much size down low in this matchup, which could allow guards DJ Horne and Jayden Taylor to control the action down the stretch. The Wolfpack are 0-4 against ranked opponents this season but pulled out a close win at Clemson last month and played Florida State close in their most recent road showing. NC State’s odds of winning March Madness are at .

NC State vs. Pittsburgh basketball odds and betting lines

NC State vs. Pittsburgh props

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NC State vs. Pittsburgh injury report: Who’s out, who’s starting? 

Pittsburgh has been without forward Papa Amadou Kante (knee) all season and ruled Jorge Diaz Graham (ankle) out for the season in late January. NC State has a relatively healthy roster heading into this season finale.