Demon Deacons face Wolfpack in Week 11 odds
Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs North Carolina State Wolfpack Odds
The Wolfpack hope to be bad hosts on Saturday as the Demon Deacons pay a visit to Carter-Finley Stadium in Week 11 betting action.
The Wolfpack are 5-4 so far on the season, and 2-6-1 ATS vs. the number. The Demon Deacons, meanwhile, are 5-4 and 5-4 ATS. Over under bettors have seen North Carolina State go 3-5 and the Demon Deacons go 4-4 on the totals.
Betting Line: Sportsbooks such as TopBet had the Wolfpack pegged as 7.5-point favorites in this matchup. The total, meanwhile, had yet to be posted as of writing - check the lines shortly.
Power Rankings / Prediction: It's a betting matchup between the No. 101-rated Wolfpack and the No. 109-ranked Demon Deacons, according to the NCAAF Power Rankings here at Odds Shark. Predictive-scoring models run on this game indicate a potential 26-18 result in favor of the Wolfpack.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits North Carolina State's No. 83-ranked offense, averaging 25.4 PPG, against a Demon Deacons defense that ranks No. 66 this week at 28 PPG. The Wolfpack aerial game is averaging 294.7 yards per game, more than the Demon Deacons secondary allows through the air, 261.2 YPG per game.
In comparing defenses, the Demon Deacons own the league's No. 55-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 162 yards per game when on the road. North Carolina State, on the other hand, rates No. 105 this week in generating rushing yards at home.
Wake Forest was a 28-14 winner in their most recent outing at home against Boston College. They covered the 3.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (42) made winners of UNDER bettors. Michael Campanaro was good for 123 receiving yards in the Demon Deacons's most recent action, helping his team to a 28-14 victory over the Eagles.
North Carolina State was a 33-6 loser in their most recent outing at home against Virginia. They failed to cover the 10.5-point spread as favorites, while the total score (39) made winners of UNDER bettors. North Carolina State didn’t make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Cavaliers as Virginia blasted them 33-6 in Week 10 action.
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Trends:
When playing in November are 4-6
When playing on grass are 3-7
After outgaining opponent are 5-5
When playing within the conference are 4-6
North Carolina State Wolfpack Trends:
When playing in November are 6-4
When playing on grass are 7-3
After being outgained are 6-4
When playing within the conference are 5-5
A few Demon Deacons at Wolfpack trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Wake Forest's last 5 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Wake Forest's last 5 games on the road
Wake Forest is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games when playing North Carolina State
The total has gone OVER in 4 of Wake Forest's last 6 games when playing North Carolina State
North Carolina State is 7-1 SU in its last 8 games when playing at home against Wake Forest
North Carolina State is 13-3 SU in its last 16 games at home
North Carolina State is 8-4 SU in its last 12 games
The total has gone OVER in 4 of North Carolina State's last 6 games when playing Wake Forest
Wake Forest at Notre Dame, Saturday, November 17
North Carolina State at Clemson, Saturday, November 17