NC State at Syracuse 2018 NCAA Football Week 9 Odds & Pick

NC State at Syracuse NCAA Football Week 9 Odds & Pick

Written by on October 22, 2018

#22 NC State heads to Syracuse attempting to pick themselves up after a devastating loss to Clemson in Week 8. The Wolfpack looks to rebuild their confidence. Will the Orange allow them to do it? See below for college football odds, analysis, and a free pick for NC State at Syracuse!

NC State at Syracuse 2018 NCAA Football Week 9 Odds & Pick

Weather Forecast

  • Chance of Rain: 4°C/40°F
  • Humidity: 81%
  • Precipitation: 52%
  • Wind: 8 mph ENE
  • Cloud Cover: 96%
  • Type of Stadium: Indoor

Why #22 NC State is a good bet at pk?

Up until the horrible 7-41 loss to Clemson, NC State had gone undefeated this season. The Wolfpack had looked great beating decent ACC teams Virginia and Boston College. They had also beaten tough Marshall on the road.

That proves that no matter what Clemson did to the Wolfpack, NC State can hang with a squad like Syracuse. NC State has an entire week to get over the Clemson loss. They should have no trouble doing that, which means they’ll play the Orange tough enough to squeak out a straight up w

in.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Average Score For: 28.7
  • Total Yards: 450
  • Pass Yards: 311.7
  • Rush Yards: 138.3
Defense:
  • Average Score Against: 20.8
  • Total Yards: 363
  • Pass Yards: 258.3
  • Rush Yards: 104.7

Why Syracuse is a good bet at pk?

Is Syracuse a safe bet for NCAA Football Week 9?

The Orange is undefeated at home this season. They beat Wagner 62-10, Florida State 30-7, Connecticut 51-21, and North Carolina 40-31 in their last. Syracuse really steps it up at home.

They should step it up even more at home against the Wolfpack because NC State’s ranked. The Wolfpack is the first ranked team Syracuse has played this season since Clemson.

Team Statistics

Offense:
  • Average Score For: 42.6
  • Total Yards: 476.3
  • Pass Yards: 261.7
  • Rush Yards: 214.6
Defense:
  • Average Score Against: 26.9
  • Total Yards: 416.4
  • Pass Yards: 236.4
  • Rush Yards: 180

NC State at Syracuse NCAA Football Week 9 Betting Trends

  • NC State is 7-1 SU in the last 8 games
  • NC State is 2-3-1 ATS in the last 6 games on the road
  • The total went UNDER in 6 of North Carolina State’s last 8 games on the road
  • Syracuse is 5-11-1 ATS in the last 17 games at home
  • Syracuse is 5-2 SU in the last 7 games
  • The total went UNDER in 17 of Syracuse’s last 25 games

Final Analysis for NC State at Syracus

Syracuse has one of the top offenses in the ACC. The Orange average over 42 points and over 275 yards per. NC State is a decent team, but it should be difficult for the Wolfpack to keep up with the Orange on the scoreboard.

Not only that, but Syracuse steps up their game at home. Heck, even in their road losses, the Orange played hard. Clemson only beat Syracuse 27-23 on Sep. 29 while Pittsburgh only beat them by 7, 44-37, on Oct. 6.

Syracuse should handle NC State on Saturday. It might not even be close.

NCAA Football Week 9 Pick: Syracuse pk

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