Final Four Odds: NC State Lines, Futures, & Props Heading Into Matchup Vs. Purdue


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The NC State Wolfpack have made it to the Final Four as a No. 11 seed. To get here, the team started with a triumphant run through the ACC Tournament, downing opponents like Duke and North Carolina on the way. From there, it earned a No. 11 seed in the NCAA Tournament and, to this point, has beaten Texas Tech, Oakland, Marquette, and Duke. To help the Pack get here, they’ve gotten numerous double-digit performances from DJ Burns Jr., DJ Horne, Casey Morsell, and Mohamed Diarra

Below, we’ll review the Wolfpack’s odds heading into the Final Four, their odds to win March Madness, prop bets against Purdue, and an overall betting preview of the matchup ahead. 

NC State Final Four odds

The Wolfpack are underdogs for their Final Four matchup versus Purdue. On the moneyline, they’re , and the over/under is total points.

NC State’s odds to win the national championship

Should the Wolfpack emerge with a win here, they’ll take on either the UConn Huskies or Alabama in the title game. The Huskies have been the favorite to win the national championship for months and now sit at odds of . Alabama is , and Purdue is to win the national championship. 

NC State’s odds to win the National Championship:

NC State player props vs. Purdue

If the Wolfpack are to emerge with a win here, not only do they likely need to continue playing aggressive defense, but contributions from all four key players will be equally important — Burns Jr., Morsell, Horne, and Diarra. 

Burns Jr. is coming off a 29-point performance in the Elite Eight. He also had 24 in the Round of 32 and 16 in the first round. 

Another player who’s shown up for the Wolfpack is Ben Middlebrooks. He had 21 points in a 13-point win over Texas Tech in the first round but has been quiet since. 

NC State vs. Purdue betting preview

The Wolfpack are headed into a matchup against a Boilermakers offense that possesses three key attributes: elite three-point shooting, 7-foot-4 Zach Edey, and guard Braden Smith who’s a near guarantee for double-digit assists every game.

NC State’s most formidable matchup for Edey will likely be the 6-foot-10 Diarra and the mass and strength of 6-foot-9 Burns Jr.