Wake Forest vs. Notre Dame Pick
Will Wake Forest cover as a road underdog versus Notre Dame at 7:00PM ET tonight?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI, the Fighting Irish are now 6.5-point home favorites versus the Demon Deacons after opening as a 7-point home favorite. As for the total, the number currently sits at 158 after hitting the board at 157.5.
Wake Forest has split over its last 10 games and is 5-5 against the spread over that same span. They have won back-to-back games though, beating Boston College 85-80 as a 6.5-point favorite and Georgia Tech 81-69 as a 9-point favorite. In the win over the Yellow Jackets, John Collins led the Demon Deacons with 20 points while Michtell Wibekin scored 16 points and added four rebounds.
Notre Dame has also split over its last 10 games but has been solid at the betting window, going 7-3 against the spread over that same span. That said, the Fighting Irish have lost four straight games, including a 83-76 defeat at North Carolina as a 9-point underdog. It was the first time the Fighting Irish covered the spread in the last four games.
OUR PREDICTION: The Demon Deacons have covered in five of their last seven games overall and are 5-1 against the spread in their last six games when playing a team with a winning record. Wake Forest is also a perfect 4-0 against the spread in its last four games versus a team with a winning percentage above .600.
TUESDAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL PREDICTION: WAKE FOREST DEMON DEACONS +6.5