Wake Forest Demon Deacons visit North Carolina State Wolfpack in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs North Carolina State Wolfpack Odds
Wake Forest travels to North Carolina State on Wednesday, hoping to boost its 12-16 record with a victory over the Wolfpack.
The Wolfpack currently sports a 21-8 record overall in NCAAB action, and have posted a corresponding betting slate of 14-11-2 ATS. The Demon Deacons are 12-16 and 15-11 ATS. Betting totals have seen the Wolfpack produce a 15-11-1 OVER/UNDER record on the season, while the Demon Deacons have gone 13-11 against the number.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Wolfpack rated this week at No. 40 and the Demon Deacons sitting at No. 279. It may or may not play a role in Odds Shark score prediction modelling that produced a 79-69 result in favor of the Wolfpack.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and North Carolina State has the nation's No. 12-rated offensive output, at 78 PPG. The visiting Demon Deacons defense ranks No. 245 allowing on average 69.4 PPG. The Wolfpack FG% has averaged 49.5% so far, more than the Demon Deacons marksmen have achieved on the year, 42.8% per game.
Defensively, Wake Forest features the nation's No. 305-rated defense on the road, allowing 75.5 points per game. North Carolina State, meanwhile, comes in at No. 5 nationally in scoring at home.
Last time out for Wake Forest, they were a 67-57 loser as they battled Maryland at home. They failed to cover in the match as a 2-point underdog. Wake Forest got 19 points from C.J. Harris but lost anyway, 67-57, to Maryland on Saturday at Joel Coliseum.
In their last action, North Carolina State was a 70-57 winner on the road against Georgia Tech. They covered the 3-point spread as favorites. North Carolina State got 18 points from Richard Howell en route to a 70-57 victory over Georgia Tech on Sunday at Alexander Memorial Coliseum.
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 7-3
Before playing Virginia Tech are 4-6
After playing Maryland are 3-7
After a loss are 4-6
North Carolina State Wolfpack Trends:
When playing on Wednesday are 2-8
Before playing Florida State are 2-8
After playing Georgia Tech are 4-6
After a win are 6-4
A few Demon Deacons at Wolfpack trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Wake Forest's last 5 games on the road
Wake Forest is 3-6-1 ATS in its last 10 games when playing on the road against North Carolina St
Wake Forest is 1-4 ATS in its last 5 games on the road
Wake Forest is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games on the road
North Carolina State is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games when playing at home against Wake Forest
North Carolina State is 14-1 SU in its last 15 games at home
North Carolina State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
North Carolina State is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games when playing Wake Forest
Wake Forest home to Virginia Tech, Sunday, March 10
North Carolina State at Florida State, Saturday, March 9