ACC Tournament - NCAA Basketball betting line favors Fighting Irish over Demon Deacons
|Notre Dame Fighting Irish||Wake Forest Demon Deacons|
|15-16||March 12, 2014, 01:00 | Greensboro Coliseum||16-15|
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish hope to send their backers to the pay window on Wednesday as they look to cover the spread at Greensboro Coliseum against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons.
The matchup is an ACC tournament game that saw Notre Dame open as 4-point favorites over at GTbets.eu early Wednesday.
Wake Forest will face the 15-16 Fighting Irish, who own a 10-18-1 ATS mark on the season. In totals betting, the Demon Deacons are 11-15 on the OU so far this season while the Fighting Irish are 16-13.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Fighting Irish were listed as 3.5-point favorites earlier in the day at GTbets.eu.
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Demon Deacons at No. 328 and the Fighting Irish at No. 245 heading into this contest.
Notre Dame lost its last outing, a 63-61 result against North Carolina on March 3. They covered in that game as a 11.5-point underdog. The Fighting Irish endured a 63-61 loss at the hands of the Tar Heels on Monday, despite a 21-point effort from Eric Atkins at Dean Smith Center.
Last time out for Wake Forest, they were a 69-56 loser as they battled Miami on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 7.5-point underdog. The Demon Deacons endured a 69-56 loss at the hands of the Hurricanes on Saturday, despite a 17-point effort from Coron Williams at BankUnited Center.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Wake Forest's No. 139-rated squad against Notre Dame's No. 170-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Wake Forest rates No. 215 in the country with 5 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 62 nationally with 7.16 per match.
A few Fighting Irish at Demon Deacons trends to consider:
Notre Dame is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Notre Dame is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Wake Forest is 2-9 ATS in its last 11 games
Wake Forest is 2-9 SU in its last 11 games