Syracuse vs. Wake Forest Prediction
Will No. 19 Syracuse be able to cover the spread on the road when the Orange take on Wake Forest today at Noon ET?
Game Snapshot & Odds
Saturday, November 3, 2018
Noon ET – BB&T Field
TV: ACC Network
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Public Betting Trends
According to oddsmakers at BetNow.eu, Syracuse is favored on the road, as the Orange are getting odds of -5 points against Wake Forest. The over/under total for the contest is currently listed at 75 points. The public betting for this game currently has 70 percent going on Syracuse on the road. This information is subject to change, however, so be sure to check out our College Football Public Betting Page for updated figures on the game.
Wake Forest looking for back-to-back wins
The Demon Deacons ended their 2-game losing streak last weekend with a 56-35 win at Louisville last week. Wake Forest is now 4-4 overall, 1-3 in the ACC, 2-6 against the spread and 6-2 with the over.
Wake Forest is respectable on offense this season as well, putting up 33.4 points and 455.9 yards per contest. Sam Hartman has thrown for 1,709 yards and 14 touchdowns this season while Matt Colburn and Cade Carney have combined to run for 1,175 yards and 10 touchdowns. Greg Dortch is the leading receiver with 60 catches for 751 yards and five touchdowns. Defensively, Wake Forest is struggling, allowing 36.8 points and 502.6 yards per contest.
Syracuse heating up on offense
Syracuse has won its last two games, including a 51-41 victory over N.C. State, to move to 3-2 in the ACC and 6-2 overall. The Orange are 5-2-1 against the spread and 5-3 with the over.
The Orange are lighting up the scoreboard this season, averaging 43.6 points and 485.4 yards per game on offense. Eric Dungey has thrown for 1,844 yards and 13 touchdowns to lead the offense. He also has rushed for 509 yards and nine touchdowns. Receiver Jamal Custis has caught 35 passes for 672 yards and five touchdowns. Defensively, Syracuse is allowing 28.6 points and 432 yards per contest.
College Football Betting Trends
Wake Forest is 1-5 against the spread in its last six home games and just 2-8 ATS in its last 10 overall.
The Orange are 7-0-1 against the spread in their last eight games following a win and 7-2 ATS in their last nine road games.
At some point we have to take Syracuse legitimately and give the Orange some respect. Cuse has been competitive in every game, suffering both losses by just one score. Wake Forest can’t say the same. The Demon Deacons lost by 21 to a Florida State team that Syracuse easily handled. They also lost by 60 at home to Clemson. Syracuse should be able to come into town and win comfortably with its high-powered offense against a pretty poor defense.
College Football Prediction: Syracuse -5