NC State vs Purdue Final Four picks, predictions, odds: Who wins March Madness game?


No. 11 seed NC State and No. 1 seed Purdue play Saturday, April 6, in an NCAA Tournament Final Four game in Glendale.

The March Madness game is scheduled for 3:09 p.m. PT and can be seen on TBS/TNT/truTV (stream with Sling TV).

Who will win the Final Four game and advance to the National Championship Game on Monday, April 8? Check out these NCAA Tournament national semifinal picks and predictions for the men’s college basketball matchup.

Purdue is a 9.5-point favorite in the game in March Madness odds provided by BetMGM Sportsbook. The Boilermakers are -450 on the moneyline. The Wolfpack is +350. The over/under for the game is set at 146.5 points.

NC State defeated No. 4 seed Duke in the Elite 8, 76-64. Purdue beat No. 2 seed Tennessee, 72-66.

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It writes: “The Wolfpack trailed Duke 27-21 at the half on Sunday, then ignited for a 55-37 stomping of the Blue Devils the rest of the way. We can’t envision Boilermakers letting NC State go on anything close to that kind of a run, nor do we think drop-step maestro DJ Burns has anywhere near the success he has enjoyed over the past three weeks when he’s facing Edey in the paint. That said, it’s March Madness. And 10 points is a lot to give a Cinderella that’s playing with house money and as confident as any team in sports. The Wolfpack may not be howling at the moon by the end of Saturday night, but they certainly won’t be whimpering back to Raleigh. Pick Purdue to win, but take NC State to cover as long as the spread is north of nine.”

Tony Garcia writes: “It had been 44 years since Purdue punched its ticket to a Final Four, a streak busted Sunday afternoon in Detroit. Now, it tries to end a 55-year drought since it last played for a national title. NC State is on an absolutely incredible run. A team that…

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