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Tar Heels are up against Demon Deacons

The North Carolina Tar Heels have been tagged with an ATS loss in five of their last eight games against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons as those ACC schools renew their rivalry in college basketball betting action on Wednesday.

North Carolina and Wake Forest met twice last season, with the Tar Heels getting upset 73-67 as a 6.5-point road favorite before bouncing back with a 105-72 victory as a 14-point home favorite. Overall the Tar Heels are 7-3 SU and 5-5 ATS in their last 10 games against Wake Forest.

North Carolina Tar Heels vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons Opening Odds and Betting Line

Sportsbooks (including Bovada) had the Wake Forest Demon Deacons betting line as 7.5-point underdogs in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over/under total value at TopBet.

North Carolina Tar Heels vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons Odds and Stats.

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons currently sport a 9-9 record overall in NCAA basketball action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 8-4-1 ATS. The North Carolina Tar Heels are 14-4 and 10-8 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Wake Forest Demon Deacons produce a 8-3 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the North Carolina Tar Heels have gone 9-7-1 against the totals betting line.

The Power Rankings at Odds Shark show No. 12-rated North Carolina Tar Heels taking on the No. 176-rated Wake Forest Demon Deacons in this contest.

How North Carolina Tar Heels vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons Stats Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting North Carolina Tar Heels rank No. 2 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 44.33 per game. That compares with Wake Forest’s No. 11 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Wake Forest is college basketball's No. 179-ranked team at 5.61 per game, while the North Carolina Tar Heels rate No. 228 with 4.78 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

North Carolina earned a 68-53 victory over Virginia Tech on Sunday, getting 16 points from Justin Jackson at Dean Smith Center.

Konstantinos Mitoglou went off for 26 points and added 6 rebounds but it wasn't enough as Syracuse handed Wake Forest a 86-83 defeat at Carrier Dome.

North Carolina Tar Heels vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons Betting Odds Trends

North Carolina is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games
North Carolina is 8-1 SU in its last 9 games
North Carolina is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
North Carolina is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games on the road
Wake Forest is 5-0 ATS in its last 5 games
Wake Forest is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games at home
Wake Forest is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games when playing North Carolina
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Wake Forest's last 7 games when playing North Carolina

Next Betting Matchups

North Carolina home to Florida State, Saturday, January 24th
Wake Forest at Clemson, Saturday, January 24th

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