Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs Maryland Terrapins Odds
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Terrapins in Maryland at Comcast Center on Saturday in college basketball action.
The Demon Deacons will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 12-6 ATS against the number this season, while the Terrapins are 6-8 ATS. Wake Forest is 9-7 on the totals; Maryland is 5-7.
On the opening NCAA basketball line for this matchup, Maryland sat as 11-point favorites over at 5Dimes. Also, check out the current total, which often goes up first at online sportsbook BetOnline.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
This game matches up the No. 27 (Terrapins) and the No. 209 (Demon Deacons) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAB power rank. A 78-66 result in favor of the Terrapins has been projected by the scores prediction engine.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Maryland's No. 1-rated squad against Wake Forest's No. 235-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Maryland rates No. 253 in the country with 5.4 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 271 nationally with 5.1 per match.
Defensively, Wake Forest features the nation's No. 263-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.9 points per game. Maryland, meanwhile, comes in at No. 95 nationally in scoring at home.
Wake Forest lost its last outing, a 75-70 result against Duke on January 30. They covered in that game as a 13.5-point underdog. Wake Forest got 15 points from Devin Thomas but lost anyway, 75-70, to Duke on Wednesday at Joel Coliseum.
Last time out for Maryland, they were a 73-71 loser as they battled Florida State on the road. They covered in the match as a 3-point underdog. Maryland got 19 points from Dez Wells but lost anyway, 73-71, to Florida State on Wednesday at Tucker Center.
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 6-4
Before playing North Carolina are 4-6
After playing Duke are 5-5
After a loss are 5-5
Maryland Terrapins Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 5-5
Before playing Virginia Tech are 6-4
After playing Florida State are 4-6
After a loss are 6-4
A few Demon Deacons at Terrapins trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 6 of Wake Forest's last 9 games when playing on the road against Maryland
Wake Forest is 2-11 SU in its last 13 games when playing on the road against Maryland
Wake Forest is 1-13 SU in its last 14 games on the road
Maryland is 14-1 SU in its last 15 games at home
Maryland is 11-2 SU in its last 13 games when playing at home against Wake Forest
Maryland is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Wake Forest
Maryland is 5-0-1 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Wake Forest
Wake Forest at North Carolina, Tuesday, February 5
Maryland at Virginia Tech, Thursday, February 7