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    At 7:30 PM ET on Thursday, the Virginia Tech Hokies (2-5) play at the NC State Wolf Pack (5-2).

    The Hokies are expected to lose by double digits (currently +13.5) versus the Wolf Pack (with an over/under of 40.5 points).

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    Game Info and Betting Lines for NC State vs. Virginia Tech

    • Game Day: Thursday, October 27, 2022
    • Game Time: 7:30 PM ET
    • TV Channel: ESPN
    • Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
    • Stadium: Wayne Day Family Field at Carter-Finley Stadium
    Wolf Pack vs Hokies Betting Information
    Favorite Spread Favorite Spread Odds Underdog Spread Odds Total Over Total Odds Under Total Odds Favorite Moneyline Underdog Moneyline
    Wolf Pack -13.5 -110 -110 40.5 -112 -109 -687 +486

    NC State Betting Insights

    • Virginia Tech is 2-5-0 against the spread this season.
    • Virginia Tech is winless against the spread (0-1) when playing as at least 13.5-point underdogs.
    • One of Virginia Tech’s seven games with a set total has hit the over (14.3%).

    NC State Stats & Insights

    • NC State ranks 99th in total offense this year (355.0 yards per game), but has been thriving on the other side of the ball, ranking 18th-best in the FBS with 355.0 yards allowed per game.
    • NC State ranks 76th in points scored this year (27.4 points per game), but has been thriving on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 15th-best in the FBS with 16.9 points allowed per game.
    • NC State owns the 86th-ranked offense this season in terms of passing yards (220.6 passing yards per game), and has been better on the other side of the ball, ranking 21st-best with just 188.4 passing yards allowed per game.
    • NC State ranks 89th in run offense (134.4 rushing yards per game) and 35th in run defense (122.4 rushing yards allowed per game) this season.
    • NC State is putting up a 39.0% third-down conversion rate on offense, which ranks them 68th in the FBS. On defense, the defense ranks 28th, giving up a 31.9% third-down conversion rate.
    • With 13 forced turnovers (25th in the FBS) against eight turnovers committed (32nd in the FBS), NC State’s +5 turnover margin is the 25th-best in college football.

    NC State’s Best Players

    • Devin Leary has thrown for 1,265 yards (180.7 ypg) to lead NC State, completing 61.1% of his passes and collecting 11 touchdown passes compared to four interceptions this season.
    • Jordan Houston has racked up 304 yards on 76 carries. He’s also caught 13 passes for 159 yards (22.7 per game) and one touchdown through the air.
    • Demie Sumo has been handed the ball 52 times this year and racked up 299 yards (42.7 per game) with three touchdowns. He’s also contributed in the passing game with 12 grabs for 148 yards and one touchdown.
    • Thayer Thomas’ leads his squad with 319 yards as a receiver. He’s racked up that yardage on 27 receptions (out of 42 targets) and scored two touchdowns.
    • Devin Carter has hauled in 13 receptions totaling 194 yards, finding the end zone one time as a receiver so far this campaign.
    • Keyon Lesane has a total of 183 receiving yards so far this year, hauling in 20 throws and scoring one touchdown.
    • C.J. Clark has 2.0 sacks to lead the team, and also has 2.0 TFL and eight tackles.
    • NC State’s tackle leader, Drake Thomas, has 36 tackles and 2.0 TFL this year.
    • Aydan White leads the team with three interceptions, while also putting up 11 tackles, 2.0 TFL, one sack, and four passes defended.

    Virginia Tech Betting Insights

    • Virginia Tech is 2-5-0 against the spread this year.
    • Virginia Tech is 0-1 against the spread when an underdog by 13.5 points or more this season.
    • In Virginia Tech’s seven games with a set total, one has hit the over (14.3%).

    Virginia Tech Stats & Insights

    • Virginia Tech has not been getting things done on offense, ranking 17th-worst with 322.9 total yards per game. It has been more effective on defense, surrendering 357.3 total yards per contest (48th-ranked).
    • Virginia Tech ranks 16th-worst in points per game (19.1), but it has been more productive on the defensive side of the ball, ranking 60th in the FBS with 25.1 points allowed per contest.
    • From an offensive perspective, Virginia Tech is accumulating 214.0 passing yards per game (95th-ranked). It ranks 64th in the FBS on the other side of the ball (224.0 passing yards given up per game).
    • Virginia Tech ranks 18th-worst in rushing yards per game (108.9), but it has been better on the other side of the ball, ranking 53rd in the FBS with 133.3 rushing yards conceded per contest.
    • While Virginia Tech’s third-down offense has been stuck in neutral, ranking 23rd-worst with a 33.3% third-down conversion percentage, its defense ranks 24th-best with a 31.4% third-down rate allowed.
    • At -5, Virginia Tech sports the 100th-ranked turnover margin in the FBS, with five forced turnovers (125th in the FBS) and 10 turnovers committed (58th in the FBS).

    Virginia Tech’s Best Players

    • Grant Wells has 1,435 passing yards, or 205.0 per game, so far this season. He has completed 59.5% of his passes and has tossed seven touchdowns with seven interceptions. He’s also chipped in on the ground with 21.1 rushing yards per game while scoring as a runner three times.
    • Keshawn King is his team’s leading rusher with 44 carries for 259 yards, or 37.0 per game. He’s found the end zone two times on the ground, as well.
    • Jalen Holston has racked up 152 yards on 48 carries with two touchdowns.
    • Kaleb Smith has registered 28 catches this season and his team-high yardage total sits at 428 (61.1 yards per game). He’s been targeted 44 times and has two touchdowns.
    • Nick Gallo has recorded 167 receiving yards (23.9 yards per game) on 23 receptions.
    • Da’Wain Lofton’s 15 receptions (on 30 targets) have netted him 159 yards (22.7 ypg) and one touchdown.
    • TyJuan Garbutt leads the team with 3.5 sacks, and also has 4.0 TFL and 13 tackles.
    • Dax Hollifield is the team’s top-tackler this year. He’s picked up 49 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and one sack.
    • Keonta Jenkins has picked off a team-high one pass. He also has 21 tackles, 1.0 TFL, and two passes defended to his name.
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