Wake Forest vs. Duke Prediction
The Duke Blue Devils are 12.5-point home favorites versus visiting Wake Forest at 12:00 p.m. ET on Saturday afternoon but Coach K’s squad is just 1-5 against the spread to start the season. Will the Blue Devils cover the large spread or is the smart money on the Demon Deacons?
603 Wake Forest Demon Deacons (+12.5) at 604 Duke Blue Devils (-12.5); o/u 144
12:00 p.m. ET, Saturday, January 9, 2021
Venue: Cameron Indoor Stadium, Durham, NC
TV: ACC Network
Wake Forest vs. Duke College Basketball Prediction
Duke is just 2-5 against the spread in its last seven home games when facing an opponent with a road winning percentage of less than .400 and has failed to cover in five of its last six games overall. The Blue Devils are also winless at the betting window in their last five home games and are 1-5 against the number in their last six games coming off a win.
On the other side, the Demon Deacons are 5-1 against the spread in their last six games when facing an opponent with a winning percentage above .600 and are 9-3 against the number in their last 12 games when facing a team with a winning record.
COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: WAKE FOREST DEMON DEACONS +12.5