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College Football Betting Preview and Pick - Wake Forest Demon Deacons Underdogs vs Tar Heels at North Carolina

The visiting Wake Forest Demon Deacons hope to send their betting fans to the pay window on Saturday as they look to cover the spread at Kenan Stadium against the Tar Heels.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to back the visiting Wake Forest Demon Deacons in this one found them as 14-point underdogs on the opening college football point spread at TopBet. Bookmark the college football odds pages to see where the over under number opens in this game.

Odds Shark score prediction models pick a 31-16 result in favor of the Tar Heels on Saturday. 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 North Carolina Tar Heels Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

North Carolina bring a 4-1 record (3-2 ATS) to the Week 7 betting matchup against the 3-3 Wake Forest Demon Deacons, who are 3-3 ATS against the spread. Over under betting has seen North Carolina go 2-3 so far and the Demon Deacons go 3-3. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and North Carolina vs Wake Forest injuries news.

The North Carolina Tar Heels sit at No. 60 in the current College Football Power Rankings here at Odds Shark, while the Wake Forest Demon Deacons are at No. 97 on that chart.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the North Carolina Tar Heels No. 17-ranked offense (38.6 PPG) against a Wake Forest Demon Deacons defense that ranks No. 20 at 17 PPG. The North Carolina Tar Heels passing attack has averaged 251.2 yards per game, more than the Wake Forest Demon Deacons give up through the air (142.67 YPG on average).

In comparing defenses, the Wake Forest Demon Deacons own the league's No. 64-rated front 7 in terms of stopping the run, allowing 177 yards per game when on the road. North Carolina, on the other hand, rates No. 40 this week in generating rushing yards at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

In their most recent game, Wake Forest dominated with defense, rolling to a 3-0 shutout win over Boston College at Alumni Stadium.

Marquise Williams tore up the turf for 148 rushing yards in the latest Tar Heels game, a 38-31 win over the Yellow Jackets at Bobby Dodd Stadium.

Betting Trends
  • Wake Forest is 6-17 SU in its last 23 games
  • Wake Forest is 1-5 ATS in its last 6 games on the road
  • Wake Forest is 2-11 SU in its last 13 games on the road
  • The total has gone UNDER in 13 of Wake Forest's last 19 games on the road
  • North Carolina is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 6 of North Carolina's last 8 games
  • North Carolina is 11-4 SU in its last 15 games at home
  • The total has gone UNDER in 4 of North Carolina's last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Wake Forest home to North Carolina State, Saturday, October 24th
North Carolina home to Virginia, Saturday, October 24th

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