NC State vs. Maryland Duke’s Mayo Bowl Prediction: Picks & Start Time – December 30, 2022

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The Duke’s Mayo Bowl will feature a matchup between the NC State Wolf Pack and the Maryland Terrapins.

NC State vs. Maryland Odds

Point Spread

The spread for this matchup is set at 1 point, with oddsmakers listing NC State as the favorites.

Moneyline

As for the moneyline, NC State has -117 odds to pick up the win, while Maryland is listed at -105 to claim victory.

Over/Under

Finally, the total for the game is set at 45.5 points.

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Game Info

How to Watch NC State vs. Maryland Live?

  • Game Day: Friday, December 30, 2022
  • Game Time: 12:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Stadium: Bank of America Stadium

Betting Preview

NC State

NC State ranks 102nd in total offense this year (343.4 yards per game), but has been shining on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 22nd-best in the FBS with 343.4 yards allowed per game. NC State owns the 84th-ranked offense this year (25.3 points per game), and has been better defensively, ranking 14th-best with only 19.4 points allowed per game. NC State is totaling 222.4 passing yards per game offensively this season (75th in the FBS), and is giving up 222.9 passing yards per game (66th) on defense. On defense, NC State has been a top-25 unit in terms of rushing yards, ranking 12th-best by giving up just 102.8 per game. The Wolf Pack rank 105th on offense (121.0 rushing yards per game). Defensively, NC State has been a top-25 unit in terms of third-down efficiency, ranking 15th-best by allowing a 31.0% third-down percentage. The team’s offense ranks 85th (37.1% third-down conversion rate). NC State owns the 21st-best turnover margin in college football at +7, forcing 19 turnovers (34th in the FBS) while turning it over 12 times (19th in the FBS).

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Maryland

Maryland ranks 48th with 406.3 total yards per contest on offense, and it ranks 53rd with 362.0 total yards surrendered per contest on defense. With 29.2 points per game on offense, Maryland ranks 59th in the FBS. Defensively, it ranks 49th, giving up 24.1 points per game. Maryland ranks 38th in the FBS with 259.3 passing yards per contest on offense, and it ranks 59th with 219.5 passing yards surrendered per contest on defense. In terms of rushing, Maryland ranks 68th in the FBS on offense (146.9 rushing yards per game) and 50th defensively (142.5 rushing yards allowed per contest). Maryland is putting up a 41.0% third-down conversion rate on offense this season (45th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is giving up a 40.0% third-down rate (81st-ranked) on defense. Maryland owns a +1 turnover margin this season, which ranks 56th in the FBS.

NC State vs. Maryland Betting Analysis

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NC State Betting Insights

NC State has gone 4-8-0 against the spread this season. NC State is 2-5 ATS when playing as at least 1-point favorites. NC State games have gone over the total five times this season. The Wolf Pack have won four of the five games they were the moneyline favorite this season (80%). When playing as a moneyline favorite with odds of -117 or shorter, the Wolf Pack have a 2-1 record (winning 80% of their games).

Terrapins Betting Insights

Maryland has covered the spread six times over 12 games with a set total. Maryland has a record of 2-2 ATS when playing as at least 1-point underdogs. Games involving Maryland have hit the over on five occasions this year. The Terrapins have been listed as the underdog four times this season and have failed to win any of those games. This season, the Terrapins have been at least a -105 underdog on the moneyline four times, losing each of those contests.

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NC State vs. Maryland Against The Spread & Betting Records

NC State

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 48.6 49.1 47.8
Implied Total AVG 31.2 34.0 27.2
ATS Record 4-8-0 3-4-0 1-4-0
Over/Under Record 5-6-1 3-3-1 2-3-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 4-1 3-1 1-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 2-3 1-0 1-3

Terrapins

Overall Home Away
Point Total AVG 59.6 59.7 59.4
Implied Total AVG 36.8 36.6 37.0
ATS Record 6-6-0 4-3-0 2-3-0
Over/Under Record 5-7-0 3-4-0 2-3-0
Moneyline Favorite Record 7-1 5-1 2-0
Moneyline Underdog Record 0-4 0-1 0-3

Players to Watch

NC State

  • Drake Thomas has helped spur the Wolf Pack’s defense with 75 tackles, 13 TFL, and six sacks in 10 games.
  • Tanner Ingle has helped carry the Wolf Pack’s defense with three TFL, 71 tackles, and two interceptions in 11 games.
  • Payton Wilson has helped lead the Wolf Pack’s defense with one interception to go along with 65 tackles, eight TFL, two sacks, and one pass defended in eight games.
  • An important piece of the Wolf Pack’s defense, Isaiah Moore has 62 tackles, nine TFL, and two sacks in 10 games.

Terrapins

  • Beau Brade has been causing chaos on defense, posting two interceptions to go with 63 tackles, four TFL, and three passes defended for the Terrapins.
  • Dante Trader has compiled 53 tackles and two interceptions in 12 games for the Terrapins.
  • Ahmad McCullough has one sack to go with three TFL and 48 tackles in 11 games.
  • Tarheeb Still has registered one interception to go with 43 tackles, four TFL, and one pass defended In 11 games for the Terrapins.

NC State vs. Maryland Predictions and Pick

NC State vs. Maryland betting card

    Pick ATS:

    Terrapins (+1)

    Pick OU:

    Over (45.5)

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How to Bet on NC State vs. Maryland

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Our pick to win this matchup is NC State, and we predict that Maryland will cover the spread (NC State -1). Finally, we see the scoring in this one going over the posted total of 45.5 points.

WRITTEN BY

Matt Rooney

Matt comes from Chicago and has lived in the area his whole life. Graduated from and played football at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, IL while also serving as the director of student sports broadcasting. He writes for Betsperts as well as appears on several shows across the network.

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