Sun Bowl Betting Odds & NCAA Football Expert Picks on North Carolina State Wolfpack vs Arizona State Sun Devils
Thursday, December 28, 2017
by Liev Jackson

NC State Battles Arizona State in the Sun Bowl

Sun Bowl Betting Odds & NCAA Football Expert Picks on North Carolina State Wolfpack vs Arizona State Sun Devils

#24 North Carolina State Wolfpack (8-4) vs
Arizona State Sun Devils (7-5)

Time: 3:00 PM ET
Date: Friday, December 29, 2017
Where: Sun Bowl, El Paso, Texas
Watch on: CBS
Odds: North Carolina State -6½
Total O/U: 59½

North Carolina State finished 8-4, 6-2 in the ACC, second in the Atlantic Division behind defending champion Clemson. They went 2-2 in games against top-17 teams, beating Florida State and Louisville early on when they were ranked. They lost handily to Notre Dame and 38-31 to Clemson and won two of three down the stretch.

DE Bradley Chubb is one of the best defensive players in football. QB Ryan Finley threw for 3200 yards.

Arizona State finished 7-5, 6-3 and will start the Herm Edwards era after this game. The coach, turned ESPN analyst is returning to the sidelines next season.

QB Manny Watkins (2918 yards, 17 TDs) leads a balanced attack that scored 33.9 PPG. The defense was the weak link for this team as they allowed 31.3 PPG. They went 2-1 against ranked teams, beating Oregon and Washington and losing to USC. They won three of four down the stretch.

#24 North Carolina State Wolfpack vs. Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Odds & Team Stats

Gm# Team
Opener
249 North Carolina State
-6
250 Arizona State
59½
 
 
North Carolina State Wolfpack
 
Arizona State Sun Devils
8-4
Won 1
N/A
4-7-1
30.58
24.75
5.83
2-5
2-2-1
4-8
4-3
0-5
Record
Streak
Last Meeting
ATS
Offense
Defense
Diff.
ATS Home
ATS Away
O/U Record
O/U Home
O/U Away
7-5
Won 2
N/A
7-4-1
31.92
31.25
0.67
4-3
3-1-1
5-7
2-5
3-2

#24 North Carolina State Wolfpack vs. Arizona State Sun Devils Betting Trends & Predictions

North Carolina State:
North Carolina State is 1-3-1 ATS in its last 5 games
North Carolina State is 8-3 SU in its last 11 games
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of North Carolina State's last 9 games

Arizona State:
Arizona State is 7-2 ATS in its last 9 games
Arizona State is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Arizona State's last 5 games

The Bottom Line:
NC State is -6½ favorites and I like their chances to cover as they face a Sun Devils team in transition with the new coaches taking over. The Pick: NC State 35-21.

Liev Jackson NCAAF Predictions: North Carolina State -6½
Total O/U: Under 59½
NCAAF Record: 10-8   /   1.2 Units

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arizona state sun devils - bradley chubb - manny watkins - north carolina state wolfpack - ryan finley

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