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NCAA hoops odds preview - Florida State vs. Wake Forest

Florida State Seminoles Wake Forest Demon Deacons
14-10 February 15, 2014, 08:00 | Joel Coliseum 14-10



The Florida State Seminoles will look to pick up a win while covering the spread when they take on the Demon Deacons in Wake Forest at Joel Coliseum on Saturday in college basketball action.

Supporters of the Seminoles have watched them go 14-10 and 12-10 ATS on the year, while the Demon Deacons are at 14-10 and 8-12 ATS. In totals betting, the Demon Deacons are 8-11, while the Seminoles have a 8-14 mark.

View Florida State Seminoles vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons Odds and Stats.

Wake Forest opened as 2-point underdogs in this college basketball tilt over at 5Dimes but the number may be on the move. Watch for the opening total as well at BetOnline.

The Demon Deacons sit at No. 303 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Seminoles sit at No. 189 on the same chart.

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In their last action, Florida State was a 77-73 loser at home against Miami. They failed to cover the 6-point spread as favorites. Florida State suffered a 77-73 loss against Miami on Monday, getting 17 points from Devon Bookert in a losing effort at Tucker Center.

Last time out for Wake Forest, they were an 82-67 loser as they battled North Carolina State on the road. They failed to cover in the match as a 6-point underdog. Wake Forest suffered an 82-67 loss against North Carolina State on Tuesday, getting 15 points from Codi Miller-McIntyre in a losing effort at PNC Arena.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Wake Forest's No. 157-ranked offense, averaging 70.83 PPG, against a Seminoles defense that ranks No. 40 at 64.83 PPG. The Demon Deacons field goal percentage has averaged 44.66% so far, less than the Seminoles marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.73% per game.

A few Seminoles at Demon Deacons trends to consider:
Florida State is 1-7 ATS in its last 8 games
Florida State is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
Florida State is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Florida State is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Wake Forest is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
Wake Forest is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games
Wake Forest is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Wake Forest is 14-3 SU in its last 17 games at home


Next up:
Florida State home to North Carolina, Monday, February 17th
Wake Forest at Maryland, Tuesday, February 18th