William & Mary Tribe visit Wake Forest Demon Deacons in NCAA Basketball wagering battle
William & Mary Tribe vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons Odds
Bettors will hope to hit paydirt on Friday when the Wake Forest Demon Deacons try to run the William & Mary Tribe off the court at Joel Coliseum in college hoops action.
The Demon Deacons bring a 2-2 record (2-1 ATS) to this tilt against the 3-1 Tribe, who are 0-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have witnessed Wake Forest go 2-0 so far and the Tribe go 0-1.
If you were backing the visitors in this one, the Tribe were listed as 5.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at Bovada.
Power Rankings / Prediction:
The Demon Deacons sit at No. 305 in the current college hoops power poll here at Odds Shark, while the Tribe sit at No. 323 on the same chart. The computers running our scores simulations have concluded that the Tribe will win this game 80-66.
How They Match Up:
Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Wake Forest has the nation's No. 113-rated offensive output, at 73 PPG. The visiting Tribe defense ranks No. 85 allowing on average 60.8 PPG. The Demon Deacons FG% has averaged 47.3% so far, less than the Tribe marksmen have achieved on the year, 48.7% per game.
Defensively, William & Mary features the nation's No. 89-rated defense on the road, allowing 60 points per game. Wake Forest, meanwhile, comes in at No. 141 nationally in scoring at home.
William & Mary was a 72-59 loser in its last match at home against Miami (Ohio). They failed to cover the 6.5-point spread as favorites. William & Mary suffered a 72-59 loss against Miami (Ohio) on Wednesday, getting 17 points from Brandon Britt in a losing effort at Kaplan Arena.
Wake Forest was a 74-71 winner in its last match at home against Mercer. They covered the 1.5-point spread as underdogs. Travis McKie scored 23 points and helped out with 15 rebounds for Wake Forest on Monday, leading the Demon Deacons to a 74-71 victory over Mercer at Sports and Fitness Center.
William & Mary Tribe Trends:
When playing on Friday are 3-7
Before playing Richmond are 4-6
After playing Miami (Ohio) are 0-1
After a loss are 2-8
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Trends:
When playing on Friday are 6-4
Before playing Nebraska are 1-0
After playing Mercer are 1-0
After a win are 2-8
A few Tribe at Demon Deacons trends to consider:
William & Mary is 3-13 SU in its last 16 games on the road
Wake Forest is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
Wake Forest is 4-12 SU in its last 16 games
William & Mary at Richmond, Wednesday, November 28
Wake Forest home to Nebraska, Tuesday, November 27