Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs Boston College Eagles Betting Matchup Report
Boston College Eagles vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons Odds
Earning a win and covering the posted spread will be the goals for Boston College when they take on the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Saturday in college hoops betting action.
The Demon Deacons sport records of 8-6 and 8-4 ATS heading into this battle, while the Eagles have 9-6 and 6-4-1 ATS marks on the season. The OVER/UNDER records are 5-5 for the Demon Deacons and 8-0 for the Eagles.
Bettors looking to side with Wake Forest in this one found them as 3.5-point favorites earlier in the day. Watch for line moves and updates at Bovada before gametime.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Odds Shark Power Rankings have the Demon Deacons at No. 210 and the Eagles at No. 220 heading into this contest. Handicapping models at Odds Shark project a 71-69 result in favor of the Eagles.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Wake Forest has the nation's No. 162-rated offensive output, at 68.7 PPG. The visiting Eagles defense ranks No. 207 allowing on average 67.9 PPG. The Demon Deacons FG% has averaged 45.2% so far, more than the Eagles marksmen have achieved on the year, 44% per game.
Defensively, Boston College features the nation's No. 239-rated defense on the road, allowing 73.5 points per game. Wake Forest, meanwhile, comes in at No. 242 nationally in scoring at home.
In their last action, Boston College was an 86-75 winner on the road against Virginia Tech. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. Ryan Anderson went off for 26 points and added 9 rebounds, leading Boston College over Virginia Tech, 86-75, on Wednesday at Cassell Coliseum.
Wake Forest was a 55-52 winner in their most recent outing at home against Virginia. They covered the 5-point spread as underdogs. Wake Forest got 16 points from C.J. Harris en route to a 55-52 victory over Virginia on Wednesday at Joel Coliseum.
Boston College Eagles Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 7-3
Before playing Miami are 5-5
After playing Virginia Tech are 4-6
After a win are 4-6
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Trends:
When playing on Saturday are 4-6
Before playing Clemson are 3-7
After playing Virginia are 5-5
After a win are 3-7
A few Eagles at Demon Deacons trends to consider:
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Boston College's last 5 games when playing on the road against Wake Forest
Boston College is 2-6 ATS in its last 8 games on the road
Boston College is 2-13 SU in its last 15 games on the road
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Wake Forest's last 6 games when playing Boston College
Wake Forest is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Wake Forest is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Wake Forest's last 5 games when playing at home against Boston College
Boston College home to Miami, Wednesday, January 16
Wake Forest at Clemson, Tuesday, January 15