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LSU vs Wake Forest Pick & Preview: Saturday, December 10th Betting Odds
Tigers vs Demon Deacons Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAB
- Teams: LSU Tigers at Wake Forest Demon Deacons
- Where: Atlanta at State Farm Arena
- Date: Saturday, December 10th
- Betting Odds: LSU -1, LSU -114 | WAKE -108 O/U 142.5
Through 8 games, the LSU Tigers have an overall record of 7-1. On the road, the Tigers will be playing their 2nd game of the season, having gone 1-1. So far, the Tigers have been favored 7 times, going 7-0 straight up. In today’s matchup, the oddsmakers have LSU as -1 point favorites.
LSU will be counting on another strong performance from the team’s leading scorer Adam Miller who is averaging 16.88 points per game for the Tigers. Miller is also important to the team’s ability to score on the perimeter. So far, he leads the team in 3-point shots made. Also key to the Tigers’ offensive gameplan is the play of KJ Williams who has hit 52.5% of his field goal attempts on his way to averaging 16.62 points per game.
On offense, LSU is scoring a rate similar to the NCAA average at 73.1 points per game. This figure has come despite struggling to knock down shots from outside. Through 8 games, they have only hit 31.9% of their 3-point field goal attempts. For the season, 34.64% of their shots have come from beyond the arc.
Demon Deacons Preview:
Wake Forest heads into this matchup having played 9 games and have an overall record sitting at 7-2. Currently, the Demon Deacons have been the home team 6 times, sitting with a record of 6-0. So far, the Demon Deacons have been the underdog 2 times, going 1-1 straight up. Heading into today’s contest, they are the +1 underdogs on the spread.
Wake Forest’s leading scorer this season is Tyree Appleby who is averaging 18.33 points per contest. So far, Appleby has accounted for 23.34% of the team’s scoring. In addition, he is contributing 4.0 rebounds per game and 5.44 assists. Cameron Hildreth is the second leading scorer for the Demon Deacons, averaging 12.11 points per game. Between him and Hildreth, they are accounting for 38.8% of the team’s scoring.
Wake Forest comes into today’s matchup vs LSU, looking to continue their strong offensive play, as they are averaging 79.5 points per game. Through 9 games, they have hit 48.8% of their field goal attempts. In terms of pace, the Demon Deacons’ have prefered to slow the game down, ranking 316th in possessions per game.
Free Spread Prediction: Wake Forest Demon Deacons +1
In this matchup between Wake Forest Demon Deacons and LSU Tigers, we will be taking the points with Wake Forest as +1 point home underdogs. Heading into the game, the Demon Deacons’ offense has the edge from beyond the arc at 8.62 made 3′ per game. In addition, the team will look to continue doing a good job getting to free-throw line as their per game average of 13.72 made free-throws is above the NCAA average. Before tip-off make sure to get your wager down on the Wake Forest Demon Deacons to cover the spread as +1 point underdogs.