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Wake Forest Demon Deacons Open as College Basketball Underdog vs Tennessee Volunteers

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons hope to be lousy hosts on Saturday as the Tennessee Volunteers pay a visit to Joel Coliseum on the college basketball betting odds menu.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Tennessee Volunteers in this one, their betting line was listed as -1-point favorites earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Tennessee Volunteers vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Wake Forest Demon Deacons battles the Tennessee Volunteers, currently sitting with a 8-2 mark (4-4 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals betting, are 3-6 for the Wake Forest Demon Deacons and 4-4 for the Tennessee Volunteers.

The Demon Deacons - Volunteers odds would favor the Volunteers if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Wake Forest is rated No. 82 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Tennessee is at No. 65.

Statistical Matchup

Rebounding is always a key handicapping betting consideration and Tennessee is ranked No. 65 in NCAA basketball at 38.7 per game. Contrast that with Wake Forest's No. 177 mark in the paint. When it comes to three-point shooting, Wake Forest is the No. 129-ranked team in the country at 8.09 per game, while Tennessee rates No. 102 at 8.4 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Tennessee earned a 66-61 victory over Furman on Wednesday, getting 21 points from Jordan Bowden at Thompson-Boling Arena.

Wake Forest earned a 84-80 victory over Coastal Carolina on Monday, getting 22 points from Bryant Crawford at HTC Center.

Betting Trends
  • Tennessee is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Tennessee's last 6 games
  • Tennessee is 3-6 ATS in its last 9 games on the road
  • Tennessee is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • Wake Forest is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Wake Forest is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Tennessee at Arkansas, Saturday, December 30th
Wake Forest at North Carolina, Saturday, December 30th