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College Basketball Matchup - Wake Forest Demon Deacons North Carolina Tar Heels Odds Preview

North Carolina Tar HeelsWake Forest Demon Deacons
10-3January 05, 2014, 08:00 | Joel Coliseum10-3

The college hoops wagering menu features a clash between Wake Forest and North Carolina on Sunday, with the host Demon Deacons trying to win and cover the NCAA basketball point spread.

Wake Forest battles the Tar Heels, currently sitting with a 10-3 mark (7-6 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 2-6 for the Demon Deacons and 6-7 for the Tar Heels.

View North Carolina Tar Heels vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks such as BetOnline had set the Demon Deacons as 4-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest. It may have moved, check for updates.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 82-rated Demon Deacons and the No. 57-ranked Tar Heels, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

Last time out for Wake Forest, they were a 68-53 loser as they battled Xavier on the road. They failed to cover in the match as an 8.5-point underdog. Codi Miller-McIntyre scored 11 points in a futile effort to lead the Demon Deacons to a win (they lost 68-53 to Xavier at Cintas Center on Saturday).

How They Match Up:
When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Tar Heels rank No. 14 in NCAA Division 1 with 41.23 per game. That compares with Wake Forest’s No. 7 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where Wake Forest is college basketball's No. 174-ranked team at 5.54 per game, while the Tar Heels rate No. 252 with 3.54 per game.

Next up:
North Carolina home to Miami, Wednesday, January 8th
Wake Forest at Virginia, Wednesday, January 8th