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Maryland favored by -7 against Wake Forest on Saturday

Maryland TerrapinsWake Forest Demon Deacons
5-1October 19, 2013, 03:30 | BB&T Field3-3

Maryland travels to Wake Forest on Saturday, hoping to boost its 5-1 mark in Week 8 action with a victory over the Demon Deacons.

The Demon Deacons sit at 3-3 (2-4 ATS) on the season; in comparison, the Terrapins are currently 5-1 (4-2 ATS). Looking to wager on the totals? Wake Forest is 1-5 OU, and Maryland is 4-2 OU.

View Maryland Terrapins vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons Odds and Stats.

Sportsbooks such as Sportsbook.ag had set the Demon Deacons as 7-point underdogs on the opening line for this contest.

This game matches up the No. 111 (Demon Deacons) and the No. 94 (Terrapins) teams in the league, according to our current NCAAF Power Rankings at OddsShark. A 31-20 result in favor of the Terrapins is predicted by handicapping models.

Last time out for Maryland, they were a 27-26 winner as they battled Virginia at home. Maryland failed to cover in the match as a 6-point favorite, while 53 combined points moved the game OVER for totals bettors. Michael Campanaro was good for 153 receiving yards in the Demon Deacons's most recent action, helping his team to a 28-13 victory over the Wolfpack.

How They Match Up:
The game also pits Wake Forest's No. 106-ranked offense, averaging 20 PPG, against a Terrapins defense that ranks No. 32 this week at 21.67 PPG. The Demon Deacons aerial game is averaging 213.67 yards per game, less than the Terrapins secondary allows through the air, 225.83 YPG per game.

Defensively, the Terrapins feature the league's No. 18-rated road run defense, allowing 104 yards per game. Wake Forest, meanwhile, ranks No. 107 in rushing offense at home.

A few Terrapins at Demon Deacons trends to consider:
Maryland is 6-3 ATS in its last 9 games
Maryland is 6-2 SU in its last 8 games
Maryland is 7-15 SU in its last 22 games
Maryland is 1-4 SU in its last 5 games on the road
Wake Forest is 6-12 ATS in its last 18 games
Wake Forest is 5-13 SU in its last 18 games
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Wake Forest's last 7 games
Wake Forest is 2-5 ATS in its last 7 games at home

Next up:
Maryland at Clemson, Saturday, October 26th
Wake Forest at Miami, Saturday, October 26th