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Wake Forest Demon Deacons take on Eagles in NCAA Basketball Betting

Wake Forest Demon Deacons will go to the free throw line vs Boston College Eagles on Saturday, hoping to boost its 8-6 record with a victory while beating the betting lines set by odds makers.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

The Boston College Eagles were listed as -4-point favorites at most sportsbooks tracked by Odds Shark earlier in the day. It opened first at BetOnline, where the over/under betting odds total was expected shortly.

Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs Boston College Eagles Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons will try to spoil to the party and cover the point spread on Saturday; they are 6-5-1 ATS against the betting line this season, while the Boston College Eagles are 8-5 ATS. Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 4-8 on betting the total; Boston College Eagles are 6-7.

The Eagles - Demon Deacons odds would favor the Demon Deacons if the lines were set according to our power ranks. Boston College is rated No. 166 in the current Odds Shark poll, while Wake Forest is at No. 97.

Statistical Matchup

Rating these schools in several key categories is important for handicappers and Boston College has the nation's No. 123-rated offensive output, at 75.93 PPG. The visiting Wake Forest Demon Deacons defense ranks No. 157 allowing on average 72.21 PPG. The Eagles FG% has averaged 45.92% so far, less than the Boston College Demon Deacons marksmen have achieved on the year, 46.95% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Wake Forest got 19 points from Bryant Crawford en route to a 73-67 victory over Syracuse on Wednesday at Joel Coliseum.

Jerome Robinson scored 28 points for Boston College on Wednesday, but the Tigers managed a 74-70 victory over the Eagles at Conte Forum.

Betting Trends
  • Wake Forest is 7-2 SU in its last 9 games
  • Wake Forest is 3-6 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Wake Forest's last 13 games on the road
  • Wake Forest is 10-5 ATS in its last 15 games when playing Boston College
  • Boston College is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • Boston College is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • Boston College is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games when playing Wake Forest
  • Boston College is 5-10 ATS in its last 15 games when playing Wake Forest

Next Betting Matchups

Wake Forest home to Virginia Tech, Wednesday, January 10th
Boston College at North Carolina, Tuesday, January 9th