Nebraska Cornhuskers vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons Odds
College hoops betting interest focuses on the Wake Forest vs Nebraska battle Tuesday at Joel Coliseum as the Demon Deacons look to defend home court and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.
The Demon Deacons currently sports a 3-2 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 2-2 ATS. The Cornhuskers are 4-1 and 2-2 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Demon Deacons produce a 2-0 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Cornhuskers have gone 2-1 against the number.
Bettors looking to side with Wake Forest in this one found them as 4.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Demon Deacons sit at No. 305 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Cornhuskers sit at No. 304 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Cornhuskers will win this game 70-64.
How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Wake Forest's No. 235-rated squad against Nebraska's No. 254-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Wake Forest rates No. 273 in the country with 4.8 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 273 nationally with 4.8 per match.
Defensively, Nebraska features the nation's No. 1-rated defense on the road, allowing 0 points per game. Wake Forest, meanwhile, comes in at No. 184 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Nebraska, they were a 74-60 loser as they battled Kent State at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 4.5-point favorite. Dylan Talley scored 27 points for Nebraska on Saturday, but the Golden Flashes managed a 74-60 victory over the Cornhuskers at Bob Devaney Sports Center.
In their last action, Wake Forest was a 63-57 winner at home against William & Mary. They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as favorites. The Demon Deacons got 18 points from C.J. Harris as Wake Forest ran past William & Mary 63-57 on Friday at Joel Coliseum.
Nebraska Cornhuskers Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 7-3
Before playing USC are 3-0
After playing Kent State are 1-0
After a loss are 3-7
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Trends:
When playing on Tuesday are 5-5
Before playing Richmond are 8-2
After playing William & Mary are 1-1
After a win are 3-7
A few Cornhuskers at Demon Deacons trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Nebraska's last 7 games on the road
Nebraska is 0-5 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Nebraska is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Wake Forest is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
Wake Forest is 6-15 SU in its last 21 games
Nebraska home to USC, Monday, December 3
Wake Forest at Richmond, Saturday, December 1