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.
Sportsbooks (including ) had the Wolfpack installed as 14-point favorites in this particular matchup earlier in the day. Also, watch for the opening over-under value at TopBet.
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