Notre Dame vs NC State: College Basketball Betting Picks, Predictions and Tips – March 3, 2021

Posted By PlayPicks Staff on March 3, 2021 - Last Updated on March 6, 2021

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish (9-13) will attempt to stop a three-game losing streak when they host the NC State Wolf Pack (12-9) on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at Purcell Pavilion as just 2-point favorites. The contest airs at 7:00 PM ET on ACCN. The matchup has an over/under set at 144.5 points.

The betting insights and predictions in this article reflect betting data from DraftKings as of March 3, 2021, 2:15 AM ET. See table below for current betting odds and CLICK HERE to bet at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Best Betting Odds

Computer Picks

Pick ATS:
Wolf Pack (+2)

The model line and the DraftKings line are within 0.1 points of each other.

Pick OU:
Under (144.5)

DraftKings and the model are extremely close in their point total projections for this contest, within 0.5 points of each other.

Prediction: Notre Dame 73, NC State 71

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.

Examining the Over/Under

  • The Fighting Irish’s average implied point total this season is 0.9 more points than their implied total in Wednesday’s game (73.9 implied points on average compared to 73 implied points in this game).
  • This season, Notre Dame has scored more than its implied point total for this matchup (73) 11 times.
  • The Wolf Pack’s average implied point total on the season (75.8 points) is 4.8 points higher than their implied total in this matchup (71 points).
  • NC State has scored more than 71 points 12 times this season.

Implied totals are projected point totals for each team based on totals and spreads set by sportsbooks.

Notre Dame and NC State Records ATS

ATS Record ATS Record Against 2+ Point Spread Over/Under Record (O-U-P)
Fighting Irish 10-12 3-3 10-12
Wolf Pack 9-11-1 4-6 12-9

Against The Spread (ATS) records are only reflective of games that had odds on them.

Last 5 Games

Notre Dame

NC State
Date Opponent Result Score Date Opponent Result Score
2/27/2021 Boston College Loss 94-90 2/28/2021 Pittsburgh Win 65-62
2/23/2021 Louisville Loss 69-57 2/24/2021 Virginia Win 68-61
2/20/2021 Syracuse Loss 75-67 2/20/2021 Wake Forest Win 80-62
2/14/2021 Miami (FL) Win 71-61 2/17/2021 Pittsburgh Win 74-73
2/9/2021 Duke Win 93-89 2/13/2021 Duke Loss 69-53

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