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College Football Betting Preview and Pick - Syracuse Orange Underdogs vs Demon Deacons at Wake Forest

Wake Forest looks to cover the Demon Deacons-Orange point spread this week and improve its overall 4-1 mark when they host Syracuse in Week 6 action.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans going with the Wake Forest Demon Deacons in this game found them listed as -3-point favorites on the betting odds menu at 5Dimes earlier in the week.

Odds Shark computer prediction handicapping models run on this game pick a 25-23 victory for the Demon Deacons. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Syracuse Orange vs Wake Forest Demon Deacons Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 4-1 so far on the season, and 2-3 ATS vs the point spread. The Syracuse Orange, meanwhile, are 2-3 and 2-3 ATS. Those over under betting have seen Wake Forest go 3-2 and the Syracuse Orange go 2-3 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Wake Forest vs Syracuse injuries news.

This game matches up the No. 106 (Wake Forest Demon Deacons) and the No. 110 (Syracuse Orange) teams in the league, according to our current NCAA football Power Rankings at Odds Shark.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Wake Forest Demon Deacons No. 99-ranked offense (23.6 PPG) against a Syracuse Orange defense that ranks No. 112 at 37.6 PPG. The Wake Forest Demon Deacons passing attack has averaged 176 yards per game, less than the Syracuse Orange give up through the air (299.2 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Syracuse Orange feature the league's No. 47-rated road run defense, allowing 144 yards per game. Wake Forest, meanwhile, ranks No. 65 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, Syracuse's aerial attack generated 363 yards but it was the Fighting Irish coming away with a 50-33 victory over Syracuse at MetLife Stadium.

Wake Forest lost its last outing 33-16 against NC State on Saturday, getting a 125-yard receiving performance from Tabari Hines in a losing cause at Carter-Finley Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Syracuse is 3-11 SU in its last 14 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 12 of Syracuse's last 17 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of Syracuse's last 6 games
  • Syracuse is 1-8 SU in its last 9 games on the road
  • Wake Forest is 2-4 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Wake Forest is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • Wake Forest is 8-17 SU in its last 25 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Wake Forest's last 6 games

Next Betting Matchups

Syracuse home to Virginia Tech, Saturday, October 15th
Wake Forest at Florida State, Saturday, October 15th