North Carolina vs. Wake Forest Prediction
While North Carolina is the team ranked in Winston-Salem, NC on Saturday night, its Wake Forest that is laying points. Will the Tar Heels cover as a road dog or are the Demon Deacons the better play?
Game Matchup & Betting Odds
125 North Carolina Tar Heels (+4.5) at 126 Wake Forest Demon Deacons (-4.5); o/u 78.5
7:30 p.m. ET, Saturday, November 12, 2022
Truist Field, Winston-Salem, NC
North Carolina vs. Wake Forest Public Betting Information
As of this writing, our CFB Public Betting page shows that 54% of bets are on North Carolina. That said, this page is updated frequently so make sure that you click on the link provided so that you’re getting the most updated information.
North Carolina Tar Heels Game Notes
Drake Maye passed for 293 yards and two touchdowns to go along with 74 rushing yards and one touchdown in Saturday's 31-28 victory over Virginia. Maye leads in ACC in just about every passing statistic through nine games this season. He is the most efficient quarterback and has thrown for the most touchdowns and yards while averaging the most yards per game in the conference. In just his second collegiate season, Maye has emerged as a top prospect in the 2024 NFL Draft. Maye has found an impressive connection with wide receiver Josh Downs, including 15 completed passes between the two.
Wake Forest Demon Deacons Game Notes
Sam Hartman completed 29-of-48 passes for 397 yards with two touchdowns and three interceptions in Saturday's 30-21 loss to NC State. Hartman bounced back from an interception on the game's opening drive by leading two first half touch down drives. However, the Wolfpack made things difficult on Hartman and the Demon Deacons as they went 3-and-out, interception, interception on the first three drives of the second half.
North Carolina vs. Wake Forest Betting Trends
Under is 4-0-1 in the last 5 meetings in Wake Forest
Over is 20-7 in Tar Heels last 27 vs. a team with a winning record
Under is 4-1 in Demon Deacons last 5 games overall
North Carolina vs. Wake Forest Betting Prediction
The Tar Heels are just 1-4 against the spread in their last five games in Winston-Salem, the favorite is 5-2 against the number in the last seven meetings between these two teams and the home team is 7-1 at the betting window in the last eight meetings. The Demon Deacons are 4-1 against the spread in their last five home games, are 4-1 against the number in their last five games following a loss and are 7-3 ATS in their last 10 games overall.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL WEEK 11 PREDICTION: WAKE FOREST DEMON DEACONS -4.5