NC State vs. VMI: College Football Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – September 16, 2023

Written By PlayPicks Staff on September 16, 2023

The NC State Wolfpack (1-1) host the FCS VMI Keydets on Saturday, September 16, 2023 at Carter-Finley Stadium. The Wolfpack are heavily favored, by 43.5 points. The over/under in this contest is 50.5 points.

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NC State vs. VMI Odds

Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds
NC State -43.5 -112 -108 50.5 -110 -110

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Computer Pick

Predictions are calculated by a data-driven algorithm (raw power score) that ranks head-to-head matchup results within a closed network of games. Prediction confidence is determined by the delta between each team’s raw power score.

Team Stat Comparison (2022)

NC State VMI
Off. Points per Game (Rank) 24.3 (85) 10.0 (52)
Def. Points per Game (Rank) 19.2 (14) 44.0 (39)
Turnovers Allowed (Rank) 14 (32) 1 (17)
Turnovers Forced (Rank) 21 (20) 0 (65)

NC State vs. VMI Betting Insights (2022)

NC State Stats and Trends

  • NC State has not won against the spread this season in two opportunities.
  • NC State games have hit the over once this season.
  • NC State’s games this season have had an average of 48.8 points, 1.7 fewer than this matchup’s over/under.

VMI Stats and Trends (2022)

  • VMI’s outings last year had a 66.5-point average over/under, 16.0 more points than this game’s total.

NC State Players to Watch

  • Brennan Armstrong has thrown for 415 yards while completing 53.4% of his passes (39-of-73), with two touchdowns and three interceptions this year (207.5 yards per game). He’s also carried the ball 31 times for 122 yards and three touchdowns, averaging 61.0 yards per game.
  • Jordan Houston has 83 yards on 20 carries (41.5 ypg).
  • Keyon Lesane has four catches and paces his team with 75 receiving yards (37.5 ypg).
  • Juice Vereen has contributed with 65 yards (on four catches).
  • Kevin Concepcion has caught nine passes for 60 yards, averaging 30.0 yards per game this year.

VMI Players to Watch (2022 Stats)

  • Seth Morgan threw for 79 yards while completing 48.1% of his passes (13-of-27), with zero touchdowns and zero interceptions last year (79.0 yards per game). He also carried the ball three times for 22 yards, averaging 22.0 yards per game.
  • Rashad Raymond took eight carries for 38 rushing yards a season ago (38.0 yards per game).
  • Hunter Rice totaled 24 rushing yards on six carries (24.0 yards per game) last season.
  • Last season Grant Swinehart hauled in two passes for 42 yards (42.0 yards per game) and scored one touchdown.
  • Chance Knox chipped in with 33 yards on four grabs. He averaged 33.0 receiving yards per game last year.
  • Last season Leroy Thomas caught five passes for 29 yards, averaging 29.0 receiving yards per game.

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