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Wake Forest Demon Deacons Face the Syracuse Orange: NCAA Basketball Odds and Betting Trends

Carrier Dome features an NCAA Basketball betting clash between the host Syracuse Orange and the visiting Wake Forest Demon Deacons in college hoops betting odds action on Tuesday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

If you were backing the Wake Forest Demon Deacons in this one, their betting line was listed as 2.5-point underdogs earlier in the day at BetOnline.

Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs Syracuse Orange Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Syracuse Orange sit at 11-9 (6-9 ATS) on the college basketball season. By comparison, the Wake Forest Demon Deacons are currently 12-7 (11-8 ATS). Looking to bet on the total points scored? Syracuse is 8-7 OU, and Wake Forest is 11-7-1 OU.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Syracuse Orange rated this week at No. 54 and the Wake Forest Demon Deacons sitting at No. 88.

Statistical Matchup

The game also pits Syracuse's No. 122-ranked offense, averaging 75.4 PPG, against a Demon Deacons defense that ranks No. 208 at 75.63 PPG. The Orange field goal percentage has averaged 45.51% so far, less than the Demon Deacons marksmen have achieved on the year, 47.08% per game.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

The Demon Deacons got 21 points from John Collins as Wake Forest ran past North Carolina State 93-88 on Saturday at PNC Arena.

Syracuse got 24 points and 24 rebounds from Tyler Lydon in a losing cause in their 84-66 loss to Notre Dame on Saturday.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Wake Forest's last 5 games
  • Wake Forest is 5-14 SU in its last 19 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 15 of Wake Forest's last 23 games on the road
  • Syracuse is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Syracuse is 5-1 SU in its last 6 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Syracuse's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Wake Forest home to Duke, Saturday, January 28th
Syracuse at Florida State, Saturday, January 28th