An excellent North Carolina college basketball rivalry renews tonight.
The Duke Blue Devils host the Wake Forest Demon Deacons in Durham. The teams are located about 80 miles apart, which keeps the rivalry intense.
Both clubs have been winning, albeit at different levels of competition.
Duke was ranked ninth in the last AP poll, while Wake Forest is not ranked.
Here’s a look at Wake Forest vs Duke odds, picks, and predictions.
Wake Forest vs Duke Betting News
The teams have won five straight games combined, with Wake Forest notching three and Duke two.
Both are in the thick of the ACC standings. Duke is 9-3 and in third place with Wake Forest 8-4 in fourth. UNC leads the pack at 10-2. Virginia is next at 10-3.
The ACC sent five teams to March Madness in 2023 and is one of the strongest conferences in college basketball.
Wake Forest vs Duke Odds: Spread, Moneyline, Over/Under
The best sports betting apps like Duke in the vicinity of , with the Over/Under total at .
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Wake Forest vs Duke Betting Trends
The Blue Devils are 18-5 ML and 12-11 ATS.
They are 11-12 on the Over.
Their last two contests have gone Under the total.
Their last five games have averaged 146.6 points, which is slightly less than the projected total for this game.
They enter off a covering 80-65 triumph over Boston College on Saturday at -13 and with the total at 147. The cover bet just made it and the Over just missed.
The Demon Deacons are 16-7 ML and 12-10-1 ATS.
They are 14-9 on the Over.
Their last five games have yielded an average of 151.6 points, practically right on the total number projected in this game.
Their last outing was a pulsating 83-79 triumph over NC State on Saturday. The Deacons failed to cover -8, but the Over 151.5 prevailed.
The Over has cashed five straight times.
Wake Forest vs Duke Betting Analysis
The Blue Devils have won 24 in a row against Wake Forest in Durham. The Deacons haven’t prevailed at Duke since Tim Duncan had 26 points and 14 rebounds in an 81-69 win on Jan. 11, 1997.
Duke has won 26 of its last 27 games against non-ranked AP opponents at Cameron Indoor Stadium.
The team displays a balanced attack. Five players hit double figures against Boston College.
Mark Mitchell tallied 17 points, Kyle Filipowski and Jeremy Roach each had 16 points, Jared McCain scored 11, and Tyrese Proctor delivered 10.
The offense is averaging 87.3 points per game over the last three games. The team is shooting 47.8 % from the field and 38% from three-point range, a reasonably good performance. Wake Forest is allowing 70.4 points per game.
The offense has tallied more than 90 points three times and above 80 twice in the last six games.
Hunter Sallis scored a season-high 33 points against NC State, shooting 12-of-17 with four threes while adding six rebounds, two assists, and two steals.
Sallis averaged 22.3 points per game over his last four, a trend bettors may wager into regarding his point total projection.
Wake Forest vs Duke Players to Watch for Bettors
Kevin Miller, 16.3
Cameron Hildreth, 14.3
Andrew Carr, 14.1
Wake Forest vs Duke Prediction
We like the points in this one. Both offenses are clicking. This is a good case for the Over (151.5).
How to Watch Wake Forest vs Duke
- Date: Monday, Feb. 12, 2024
- Tipoff: 7:00 p.m. ET
- Location: Cameron Indoor Stadium — Durham, NC
- Where to Watch: ESPN