The 11th-seeded NC State Wolfpack (23-10) hit the court in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament against the No. 6 seed Creighton Bluejays (21-12) on Friday at Ball Arena. The matchup begins at 4:00 PM on TNT. NC State is a 5.5-point underdog in the game. Here's what you need to know before filling out your brackets for this 6-11 matchup in the South Region. The matchup has an over/under of 148.5.

NC State vs. Creighton Odds & Info

  • Date: Friday, March 17, 2023
  • Time: 4:00 PM ET
  • TV: TNT
  • Where: Denver, Colorado
  • Venue: Ball Arena
Favorite Spread Over/Under
Creighton -5.5 148.5

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Wolfpack Betting Records & Stats

  • NC State has played 14 games this season that finished with a combined score over 148.5 points.
  • NC State's contests this season have a 149-point average over/under, 0.5 more points than this game's point total.
  • NC State's ATS record is 15-14-0 this season.
  • NC State has come away with four wins in the 12 contests it has been listed as the underdog this season.
  • The Wolfpack have entered five games this season as the underdog by +185 or more and is 1-4 in those contests.
  • Oddsmakers have implied with the moneyline set for this matchup that NC State has a 35.1% chance of pulling out a win.

NC State vs. Creighton Over/Under Stats

Games Over 148.5 % of Games Over 148.5 Average PPG Combined Average PPG Average Opponent PPG Combined Average Opponent PPG Average Total
Creighton 12 42.9% 76.6 154.8 68.5 139.3 145.3
NC State 14 48.3% 78.2 154.8 70.8 139.3 147.7

Additional NC State Insights & Trends

  • NC State has a 5-5 record against the spread while finishing 5-5 overall over its last 10 contests.
  • The Wolfpack have gone over the total in four of their past 10 games.
  • The Wolfpack's 78.2 points per game are 9.7 more points than the 68.5 the Bluejays allow to opponents.
  • When it scores more than 68.5 points, NC State is 13-10 against the spread and 22-5 overall.

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Creighton vs. NC State Betting Splits

ATS Record ATS Record Against 5.5+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Creighton 13-15-0 8-9 12-16-0
NC State 15-14-0 3-2 15-14-0

NC State vs. Creighton Home/Away Splits

Creighton NC State
13-2 Home Record 15-2
5-6 Away Record 4-6
5-8-0 Home ATS Record 6-8-0
4-5-0 Away ATS Record 5-5-0
79.3 Points Scored Per Game (Home) 83.3
72.5 Points Scored Per Game (Away) 71.7
4-9-0 Over-Under-Push Record (Home) 9-5-0
4-5-0 Over-Under-Push Record (Away) 3-7-0

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