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Louisville Looking for Eighth Straight win as Home Faves

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons will try to end a two-game SU losing streak on the road when they travel to Louisville on Saturday night to take on the high-powered Cardinals in a Week 11 college football matchup at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium.

Shark Bites
  • The total has gone UNDER in Wake Forest's last three games against Louisville.
  • Louisville is 0-7 ATS in its last seven games at home after consecutive road games.
  • Wake Forest is 0-7 SU in its last seven games in Week 11.

The Demon Deacons stopped a two-game overall slide last week with a 27-20 victory over Virginia as 2-point home chalk, also improving to 3-1 ATS over their past four. Wake Forest's two recent road losses both came against ACC opponents. The squad is also winless SU in its past seven as an underdog of 30 or more points, scoring seven or fewer points in five of those contests.

The Cardinals are coming off their fourth straight outright win last week, a 52-7 rout of Boston College as 25-point road chalk, and have now surpassed the 50-point mark in six outings this season. Louisville is also undefeated SU in seven as home chalk but is just 4-7 ATS in its past 11.

Louisville is undefeated in three all-time dates with the Demon Deacons but has failed to cover in two meetings since joining the ACC in 2013. Previous matchups have been low-scoring affairs, averaging just 35.3 points per game, forcing the total UNDER in each.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Those siding with the visitors in this one saw the $Wake Forest Demon Deacons listed as 33-point underdogs earlier this week at Bovada. Meanwhile, the over under betting line was unavailable earlier in the week, but posted shortly at MyBookie.

Handicapping prediction models run by the computers at Odds Shark pick a 52-17 result in favor of the Cardinals. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs Louisville Cardinals Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

Louisville battles the Wake Forest Demon Deacons, currently with a 6-3 mark (5-4 ATS). The over under records, important for totals betting, are 7-2 for the Cardinals and 4-5 for the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Louisville vs Wake Forest injuries news.

The game pits the Louisville Cardinals, currently No. 5 in our Odds Shark NCAA Football Power Rankings, against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons, who rate No. 78 in the latest survey.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Louisville Cardinals No. 1-ranked offense (50 PPG) against a Wake Forest Demon Deacons defense that ranks No. 14 at 18.25 PPG. The Louisville Cardinals passing attack has averaged 335.25 yards per game, more than the Wake Forest Demon Deacons give up through the air (244.88 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Wake Forest Demon Deacons feature the league's No. 0-rated road run defense, allowing 118.75 yards per game. Louisville, meanwhile, ranks No. 0 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their last game, the Demon Deacons were Week 10 winners, coming out on top of the Cavaliers by a score of 27-20.

Lamar Jackson went over the 100-yard mark (185) in his team's latest effort as Louisville defeated Boston College by a score of 52-7 on Saturday.

Betting Trends
  • Wake Forest is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Wake Forest is 6-3 SU in its last 9 games
  • Wake Forest is 5-1 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Wake Forest is 4-16 SU in its last 20 games on the road
  • Louisville is 8-3 ATS in its last 11 games
  • Louisville is 10-1 SU in its last 11 games
  • The total has gone OVER in 11 of Louisville's last 14 games
  • Louisville is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Wake Forest home to Clemson, Saturday, November 19th
Louisville at Houston, Thursday, November 17th