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Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs North Carolina Tar Heels Betting Line and Trends Report

The North Carolina Tar Heels will look to improve on a 11-2 record on Saturday when they host the Wake Forest Demon Deacons in NCAA basketball betting odds action at Dean Smith Center.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

College basketball betting odds makers at BetOnline opened the North Carolina Tar Heels as -15-point favorites in this matchup. Check for the latest spread and over/under total line at sportsbooks such as Bovada.

Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs North Carolina Tar Heels Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The North Carolina Tar Heels are 11-2 so far on the season, and 8-4 ATS vs the number. The Wake Forest Demon Deacons, meanwhile, are 7-5 and 4-5-1 ATS. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen North Carolina go 7-4-1 and the Wake Forest Demon Deacons go 3-7 on betting totals.

This college basketball game matches up the No. 27 (North Carolina) and the No. 96 (Wake Forest) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA basketball power rankings.

Statistical Matchup

When it comes to rebounds, the visiting Wake Forest Demon Deacons rank No. 173 in NCAA Basketball Division 1 with 35.17 per game. That compares with North Carolina’s No. 5 ranking in that category. The story is different when it comes to three-point shooting where North Carolina is college basketball's No. 139-ranked team at 7.77 per game, while the Wake Forest Demon Deacons rate No. 135 with 7.92 per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Keyshawn Woods scored 18 points in a futile effort to lead the Demon Deacons to a win (they lost 79-60 to Tennessee at Joel Coliseum on Saturday).

The Tar Heels got 19 points from Theo Pinson as North Carolina ran past Ohio State 86-72 on Saturday at Smoothie King Center.

Betting Trends
  • Wake Forest is 6-1 SU in its last 7 games
  • Wake Forest is 3-7 ATS in its last 10 games on the road
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Wake Forest's last 12 games on the road
  • Wake Forest is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games when playing North Carolina
  • North Carolina is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • North Carolina is 17-2 SU in its last 19 games
  • North Carolina is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home
  • North Carolina is 13-1 SU in its last 14 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Wake Forest home to Syracuse, Wednesday, January 3rd
North Carolina at Florida State, Wednesday, January 3rd