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UNC Greensboro Spartans visit Wake Forest Demon Deacons in NCAA Basketball wagering battle

UNC Greensboro SpartansWake Forest Demon Deacons
6-6December 21, 2013, 02:00 | Joel Coliseum9-2

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

Wake Forest battles the Spartans, currently sitting with a 6-6 mark (2-4-1 ATS). The OVER/UNDER records, always important for totals bettors, are 2-4 for the Demon Deacons and 4-3 for the Spartans.

View UNC Greensboro Spartans vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons Odds and Stats.

The Demon Deacons were listed as -18-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the total was expected shortly.

It's a betting matchup between the No. 99-rated Demon Deacons and the No. 311-ranked Spartans, according to the latest pro hoops power rankings here at Odds Shark.

UNC Greensboro was a 78-65 winner in their most recent outing at home against James Madison. They covered the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. UNC Greensboro earned a 78-65 victory over James Madison on Wednesday, getting 21 points from Nicholas Paulos at Greensboro Coliseum.

Wake Forest won its last outing, a 77-62 result against St. Bonaventure on December 17. They covered in that game as a 5.5-point favorite. The Demon Deacons grabbed a 77-62 win over the Bonnies on Tuesday, behind a 20-point effort from Codi Miller-McIntyre at Joel Coliseum.

How They Match Up:
In the paint, the rebound battle will feature Wake Forest's No. 9-rated squad against UNC Greensboro's No. 125-rated roster. And in long-range shooting, Wake Forest rates No. 141 in the country with 5.91 per game, while their foes tonight rank No. 95 nationally with 6.75 per match.

A few Spartans at Demon Deacons trends to consider:
UNC Greensboro is 1-5-1 ATS in its last 7 games on the road
UNC Greensboro is 1-6 SU in its last 7 games on the road
UNC Greensboro is 0-5 SU in its last 5 games when playing Wake Forest
Wake Forest is 5-2 ATS in its last 7 games
Wake Forest is 9-2 SU in its last 11 games
Wake Forest is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
Wake Forest is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games at home

Next up:
UNC Greensboro at Virginia Tech, Saturday, December 28th
Wake Forest at Xavier, Saturday, December 28th