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Wake Forest Demon Deacons Visit NC State Wolfpack in Week 5 Clash – Betting Lines and Pick

Carter-Finley Stadium features a battle between the host NC State Wolfpack and the visiting Wake Forest Demon Deacons in college football betting action Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting Wake Forest Demon Deacons in this one found them as 9-point underdogs on the opening college football point spread at TopBet. Bookmark the college football odds pages to see where the over under number opens in this game.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 30-5 result in favor of the Wolfpack. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs NC State Wolfpack Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

This season the NC State Wolfpack are 2-1 overall and 2-1 ATS against the spread, while the Demon Deacons are 4-0 and 2-2 ATS. As for the totals, NC State is 2-0-1 on the OU, and Wake Forest is 2-2 Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and NC State vs Wake Forest injuries news.

The NC State Wolfpack sit at No. 66 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Wake Forest Demon Deacons are at No. 98 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the NC State Wolfpack No. 22-ranked offense (42.33 PPG) against a Wake Forest Demon Deacons defense that ranks No. 20 at 16.5 PPG. The NC State Wolfpack passing attack has averaged 285.33 yards per game, more than the Wake Forest Demon Deacons give up through the air (250 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Wake Forest Demon Deacons feature the league's No. 10-rated road run defense, allowing 76 yards per game. NC State, meanwhile, ranks No. 57 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, Wake Forest got a 103-yard performance from Matt Colburn as a key part of its 33-28 win over Indiana.

Old Dominion didn't make much of a game of it last time out, losing to the Wolfpack as NC State blasted them 49-22 in Week 3 action.

Betting Trends
  • Wake Forest is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Wake Forest is 8-16 SU in its last 24 games
  • Wake Forest is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Wake Forest is 4-14 SU in its last 18 games on the road
  • North Carolina State is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 5 of North Carolina State's last 6 games
  • North Carolina State is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • North Carolina State is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Wake Forest home to Syracuse, Saturday, October 8th
NC State home to Notre Dame, Saturday, October 8th

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