NC State vs Purdue Odds, Pick | NCAA Tourney Final Four Prediction

The Final Four of NCAA Tourney takes center stage on Saturday night -- and the first matchup of the evening we'll be breaking down is NC State vs Purdue, which is scheduled for 6:09 p.m. ET on TBS.

The Boilermakers are big 9.5-point favorites on the spread in Saturday's contest; with the game total set at over/under 146 at bet365.

Here's everything you need to know about NC State vs Purdue -- the latest betting odds, as well as our expert picks and prediction for this Final Four NCAA Tournament matchup on Saturday, April 6.

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NC State vs Purdue Picks & Prediction

North Carolina State continued its improbable run to the Final Four by winning its 9th straight game in the Elite Eight over rival Duke on Sunday.

The Wolfpack ran the table in the ACC Tournament with five wins in five days and have not let up with Big Dance victories over Texas Tech, Oakland, Marquette, and Duke.

State will be back in the underdog role for the eighth time in nine games against Purdue. The top-seeded Boilermakers out of the Midwest region outlasted Tennessee, 72-66 in the Elite Eight to reach their first Final Four since 1980.

All-American center Zach Edey torched Tennessee for 40 points, while picking up at least 14 rebounds in all four tournament wins. Purdue has covered the spread in all four victories, while limiting each opponent to 68 points or less.

The Wolfpack are riding a 7-0 ATS run in the underdog role, as N.C. State has held its last six foes to 17 made 2-point field goals or fewer. Purdue has converted 27, 23, and 21 two-point field goal attempts in its last three wins.

Stopping Edey is the top priority for the Wolfpack, but they have found a way to slow down some of the top teams in the country in the last few weeks.

Both these teams are on great ATS runs of late, but Purdue's defense has been elite and the Boilermakers are off a pair of wins over strong opponents like Gonzaga and Tennessee.

Pick: Purdue -9.5 (-110)

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NC State vs Purdue Game Time & TV Channel

Date: Saturday, April 6
Matchup: ACC vs Big Ten
Venue: State Farm Stadium
Location: Glendale, AZ
Time-TV: TBS, 6:09 p.m. ET

NC State vs Purdue Betting Stats

1) Purdue Boilermakers
(Big Ten, At-Large)

  • Futures: +600
  • Region: +120
  • SU: 29-4
  • ATS: 17-15-1
  • O/U: 22-11
  • PPG: 84.2
  • OPPG: 70.2

11) North Carolina State Wolfpack
(ACC, Automatic)

  • Futures: +17000
  • Region: +3000
  • SU: 22-14
  • ATS: 17-18-1
  • O/U: 21-14-1
  • PPG: 75.5
  • OPPG: 72.8

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