NC State March Madness Odds & Analysis: NC Sportsbook Guide To Betting The Wolfpack


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NC State March Madness Odds & Analysis: NC Sportsbook Guide To Betting The Wolfpack

NC State is set to face off with Oakland in the second round of March Madness on Saturday. The game will tip off at 7:10 p.m. ET, with TBS/truTV handling the broadcast.

NC State has odds of to win the NCAA Tournament, while Oakland is at .

Below, we’ll examine the matchup odds along with some betting promotions in North Carolina. 

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Oakland looks to continue Cinderella run against ACC champs

The Tar Heels ran the ACC all season but ran up against the NC State Wolfpack and lost in the championship. Meanwhile, Oakland upset Kentucky in the first round to set the stage for this game.

NC State’s run continues after taking down Texas Tech

After winning the ACC Tournament, it’s no surprise that NC State went into its matchup against Texas Tech with momentum. The Wolfpack then beat Texas Tech 80-67 with four players, including DJ Horne and DJ Burns Jr., averaging double-digit points. They saw unexpected production from Ben Middlebrooks, too, who averages just 5.9 points per game. Overall in the game, NC State shot 50.9% from the field and 38.5% from beyond the arc.

No. 14 Oakland already stunned a higher seed

Oakland notched an 80-76 win over No. 3 Kentucky in round one. It was head coach Greg Kampe’s first NCAA Tournament victory, and he’s coached the program for 40 years. Jack Gohlke led the way with numerous threes and 32 points. Oakland interestingly shot better from 3-point range (48.4%) than from the field (41.3%). Trey Townsend added 17 points and 12 rebounds.

NC State vs. Oakland basketball odds and betting lines

NC State vs. Oakland injury report: Who’s out, who’s questionable 

There are no injuries to report for this matchup.