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March Madness Best Bets: NC State Hangs With Texas Tech 3/21/24

Texas Tech is a 5½-point favorite against NC State in a No. 6 versus No. 11 seed matchup. The over-under is set at 145½ points.

Here’s a look at the March Madness best picks for NC State-Texas Tech.

March Madness Best Bets: NC State Hangs With Texas Tech 3/21/24
March Madness Best Bets: NC State Hangs With Texas Tech 3/21/24

No. 11 NC State vs No. 6 Texas Tech Game Information

  • Game: North Carolina State (22-14) vs Texas Tech (23-10)
  • Date/Time: Thursday, March 21, 9:40 p.m. ET
  • Location: PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, PA
  • NC State vs Texas Tech Live Stream: TBS.com


NC State is a 5½-point underdog against Texas Tech in our March Madness betting lines. This will be one of the final NCAA tournament games on Thursday, March 21. The game tips off at 9:40 p.m. ET. Fans can stream the matchup on CBS.


NC State vs Texas Tech Odds and Spreads

NC State vs Texas Tech Prediction

Texas Tech 75, NC State 72


  • Texas Tech has struggled at the window, going 15-17-1 against the spread (ATS).
  • NC State is 17-18-1 ATS in our NCAAB odds this season.
  • The Red Raiders are 19-2 straight up as a favorite.
  • NC State has gone over in 21 games, while the under has hit in 14 matchups.
  • Texas Tech has gone under in five of their last NCAA tournament games as a favorite.
  • The Wolfpack is 5-0 ATS in their last five neutral site games as an underdog.
  • Texas Tech has gone over in 19 games, while the under has cashed 14 times this season.
  • NC State is 6-10 SU as an underdog this season.


NC State vs Texas Tech Over/Under Pick: Over 145½

Both of these teams have trended towards the over this season. We expect Texas Tech and NC State to both put up points. Take the over in the NCAA tournament matchup at the sportsbook.



NC State vs Texas Tech ATS Pick: NC State +5½

You can make a strong argument for either side of this matchup. NC State enters March Madness red hot after winning the ACC tournament.

Over the course of the entire season, Texas Tech has been the much better team. I still think the Wolfpack can keep it close. Bet online on NC State to cover the spread.



NC State vs Texas Tech Best Player Prop: Chance McMillian Over 11½ Points (-113)

Chance McMillian has been one of Texas Tech’s best offensive players. McMillian scored 15 points or more in both of the Red Raiders matchups in the Big 12 tourney. Look for McMillian to put up points in the NCAA tournament.

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Questions Of The Day

What are Texas Tech’s odds to make the Sweet 16?

Texas Tech has +190 odds to advance to the Sweet 16.

Will NC State cover the spread against Texas Tech?

Yes, we like NC State to keep it close against Texas Tech.


The odds and predictions in the article are based on the time of writing and publication. They may differ as to when the actual event takes place.

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