Demon Deacons visit Black Knights in Week 4 NCAAF clash
Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs Army Black Knights Odds
The Black Knights hope to be bad hosts on Saturday as the Demon Deacons pay a visit to Michie Stadium in Week 4 betting action.
The Demon Deacons will try to spoil to the party on Saturday; they are 0-3 ATS against the number this season, while the Black Knights are 1-2 ATS. Wake Forest is 0-3 on the totals; Army is 1-2.
Betting Line: The visitors opened as 3-point favorites in this one at 5Dimes and most sportsbooks tracked here at OddsShark. No total had been posted as of press time check the live lines pages in the coming days to see where the number opened.
Power Rankings / Prediction: The game pits the Black Knights, currently No. 58 in our OddsShark NCAAF Power Rankings, against the Demon Deacons, who rate No. 68 in the latest survey. Meanwhile, math and handicapping models run on this game predict a 24-14 victory for the Demon Deacons.
How They Match Up:
The game also pits Army's No. 96-ranked offense, averaging 20.7 PPG, against a Demon Deacons defense that ranks No. 28 this week at 17.3 PPG. The Black Knights aerial game is averaging 75.3 yards per game, less than the Demon Deacons secondary allows through the air, 162.3 YPG per game.
Defensively, the Demon Deacons feature the league's No. 48-rated road run defense, allowing 191 yards per game. Army, meanwhile, ranks No. 15 in rushing offense at home.
Last time out for Wake Forest, they were a 21-19 loser as they battled Louisiana-Monroe at home. Wake Forest failed to cover in the match as a 1.5-point favorite, while 40 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors. Tanner Price led the way last time out for the Demon Deacons, connecting for 310 passing yards, but failing to earn the victory in a 21-19 loss to the Demon Deacons at BB&T Field.
In their last action, Army was a 34-20 loser at home against Stanford. They covered the 30.5-point spread as underdogs, while the combined score (54) was profitable news for OVER bettors. In their last game, the Black Knights were Week 3 losers coming out on the wrong end of 34-20 score against Stanford.
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Trends:
When playing in September are 5-5
When playing on turf are 5-5
After being outgained are 4-6
When playing outside the conference are 4-6
Army Black Knights Trends:
When playing in September are 1-9
When playing on turf are 3-7
After being outgained are 2-8
When playing outside the conference are 3-7
A few Demon Deacons at Black Knights trends to consider:
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Wake Forest's last 5 games on the road
The total has gone UNDER in 9 of Wake Forest's last 10 games
Wake Forest is 8-16-1 ATS in its last 25 games on the road
Wake Forest is 1-5 SU in its last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Army's last 6 games
Army is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games
Army is 3-8 SU in its last 11 games at home
Army is 3-16 SU in its last 19 games
Wake Forest at Clemson, Saturday, September 28
Army at Louisiana Tech, Saturday, September 28