ESPN has their FPI (Football Power Index), which is comparable to Bill Connelly’s S&P. NC State ranks 46th in the FPI’s preseason rankings.
The Wolfpack ranks 6th in the ACC in the FPI Preseason Rankings.
According to the FPI, they project NC State’s 2019 record to be 7.4-4.6. Their strength of schedule ranks 65th.
Even though the Wolfpack’s projected record according to the FPI is 7.4-4.6, the Wolfpack have a 50%+ chance of winning all but two of their games.