Demon Deacons vs. Wildcats Prediction
The 14th-ranked Arizona Wildcats will look to stay unbeaten tonight as they play the Wake Forest Demon Deacons in the title game of the Wooden Classic in Anaheim? Can Arizona win by enough to cover the spread in this spot?
Sunday, December 1, 2019
Anaheim Convention Center at 9PM ET
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According to oddsmakers, the Wildcats are a 12-point favorite on the spread line. The total sits at 149 points. As of Sunday afternoon, 78 percent of public bets are pouring in on Arizona. Check out our College Basketball Public Betting Page for up-to-date info.
Demon Deacons race past 49ers
Wake Forest secured an 88-75 victory Friday afternoon over Long Beach State to advance to the championship game of the Wooden Legacy. The Demon Deacons (5-2) led 38-31 at halftime and continued to pad the advantage after the break. Brandon Childress paced Wake Forest with 17 points on 8-of-18 shooting including 1-of-8 from 3-point range. He also recorded three assists and three steals. Olivier Sarr tallied 16 points and eight rebounds off the bench. Chaundee Brown accounted for 13 points and two assists as a reserve. Andrien White had 12 points, six boards, three assists and two steals. Torry Johnson registered 11 points, four dimes and three rebounds. Isaiah Mucius added 10 points, four boards and three assists.
Wildcats get past Quakers
Arizona manufactured a 92-82 win over Penn Friday night in the semifinals of the Wooden Legacy. The Wildcats (8-0) led 41-33 at halftime en route to the victory. Nico Mannion paced Arizona with 24 points on 11-of-14 shooting including 2-of-4 from 3-point distance. He also registered four asissts, two rebounds and two steals. Chase Jeter tallied 19 points, six boards and two assists. Zeke Nnaji contributed 16 points, seven caroms and three assists. Josh Green had 14 points, four rebounds and two dimes. Dylan Smith added 10 points and two steals.
College Basketball Betting Trends
The Demon Deacons are 5-0-1 ATS in their last six neutral site games. Wake Forest is 0-4 ATS in its last four Sunday games.
The Wildcats are 4-0 ATS in their last four Sunday games. Arizona is 0-5 ATS in its last five neutral site games.
The Wildcats are no doubt very good, particularly on the offensive end, but this spread seems a little bloated. The Demon Deacons are playing wiht a ton of confidence and are better than the previous two teams Arizona played and did not exactly blow out in the Wooden Legacy. Wake Forest has a decent win over Davidson to its credit and I think they can at least stay within the 12 points given tonight.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL DAILY PREDICTION: WAKE FOREST DEMON DEACONS +12