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Wofford TerriersWake Forest Demon Deacons
Jan 2, 7:00 PM | Joel Coliseum

Wofford Terriers vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons Odds

7-6TEAM RECORD9-4

Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Monday when the Wake Forest Demon Deacons try to run the Terriers off the court at Joel Coliseum in college hoops action.

The Terriers will try to spoil to the party on Monday; they are 4-3 ATS against the number this season, while the Demon Deacons are 5-5 ATS. Wofford is 3-4 on the totals; Wake Forest is 4-6.

View Wofford vs Wake Forest Odds and Stats.

Betting Line:
Wake Forest opened as 6-point favorites in this College Basketball tilt.

Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Demon Deacons sit at No. 262 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Terriers sit at No. 250 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Demon Deacons will win this game 68-66.

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How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up Wake Forest's No. 116 nationally ranked offense (71.9 points per game) against a Terriers defense that sits as the No. 88 at 62.8 PPG. The Demon Deacons have been averaging 45.7% from the field, more than the Terriers have managed so far this season (43% on average).

Comparing how these foes stack up statistically, Wofford owns the country's No. 71-rated mark, allowing 64.9 points per game on the highway. Wake Forest, on the other hand, rates No. 111 in scoring at home.

Wofford was a 57-45 loser in their most recent outing on the road against South Carolina. They failed to cover the 11–point spread as underdogs. Karl Cochran scored 12 points in a futile effort to lead the Terriers to a win (they lost 57-45 to South Carolina at Colonial Life Arena on Wednesday).

Wake Forest was a 72-71 winner in its last match at home against Yale. They failed to cover the 3–point spread as favorites. Wake Forest earned a 72-71 victory over Yale on Thursday, getting 23 points from C.J. Harris at Joel Coliseum.

Wofford Terriers Trends:
When playing on Monday are 5-5
Before playing College of Charleston are 9-1
After playing South Carolina are 9-1
After a loss are 9-1

Wake Forest Demon Deacons Trends:
When playing on Monday are 7-3
Before playing Virginia Tech are 5-5
After playing Yale are 3-0
After a win are 5-5

A few Terriers at Demon Deacons trends to consider:
Wofford is 2-6 SU in its last 8 games on the road
Wake Forest is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
Wake Forest is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home

Next up:
Wofford home to College of Charleston, Thursday, January 5
Wake Forest home to Virginia Tech, Saturday, January 7

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