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Wake Forest Demon Deacons Hosting the Florida State Seminoles Week 5 Odds and Betting Pick

Florida State travels to Wake Forest on Saturday, hoping to boost its 0-2 mark in Week 5 action with a victory over the Demon Deacons.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

On the betting opening line for this matchup, the Wake Forest Demon Deacons sat as 8-point underdog, according to 5Dimes. The total had not been posted early in the week, so check the lines pages for the latest.

Handicapping models based on recent betting stats and analytics picked a 31-25 win for the Seminoles. That value could change during the week, if injuries or other factors alter the numbers, so check the college football picks page before game time. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Florida State Seminoles vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons sport a record of 4-0 and 3-1 ATS heading into this betting matchup, while the Florida State Seminoles sit at 0-2 and 0-2 ATS on the season. The over under totals records are 2-2 for the Demon Deacons and 0-2 for the Seminoles. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Wake Forest vs Florida State injuries news.

The power rankings show a disparity between these teams, with the Wake Forest Demon Deacons rated this week at No. 67 and the Florida State Seminoles sitting at No. 20.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Wake Forest Demon Deacons No. 32-ranked offense (37.75 PPG) against a Florida State Seminoles defense that ranks No. 68 at 25.5 PPG. The Wake Forest Demon Deacons passing attack has averaged 215.75 yards per game, more than the Florida State Seminoles give up through the air (175.5 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Florida State Seminoles own the league's No. 72-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 173 yards per game when on the road. Wake Forest, on the other hand, rates No. 18 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last gridiron battle, Auden Tate did much of the damage, producing 138 receiving yards but NC State managed to defeat the Seminoles 27-21 at Doak Campbell Stadium.

The Demon Deacons grabbed a Week 4 victory over the Mountaineers in their last game, winning 20-19 at Kidd Brewer Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Florida State is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Florida State is 5-2 SU in its last 7 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Florida State's last 5 games
  • Florida State is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
  • Wake Forest is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games
  • Wake Forest is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
  • Wake Forest is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games at home
  • Wake Forest is 7-3 SU in its last 10 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Florida State home to Miami-FL, Saturday, October 7th
Wake Forest at Clemson, Saturday, October 7th