Check out our free Flames vs Demon Deacons pick and preview for NCAAF week 3 game in Winston-Salem. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this week’s NCAAF matchup.
Flames vs Demon Deacons Pick & Preview- NCAAF Week 3
The Liberty Flames travel to take on the Wake Forest Demon Deacons, at Truist Field at Wake Forest in Winston-Salem, NC. Kickoff for this week’s game is set for 5:00 PM ET and will be televised on ACCN. Wake Forest comes into this non-conference contest, as the -16.5 home favorite. The over-under point total is currently set at 63.5.
Flames vs Demon Deacons Matchup at a Glance
- Sport: NCAAF
- Teams: Liberty Flames at Wake Forest Demon Deacons
- Where: Winston-Salem at Truist Field at Wake Forest
- Date: Saturday, September 17th
- Betting Odds:
- WAKE -16.5, LIBRTY +524 | WAKE -814 O/U 63.5
The Liberty Flames travel to take on the Wake Forest Demon Deacons in a non-conference matchup with an overall record of 2-0. So far, they have yet to play a game in the FBS Independents.
In their last game, Liberty defeated UAB 21-14, despite being the 6.0 point underdogs. With their 35 combined points, the two teams remained below the over-under line of 50.5. In the loss, the team’s defense gave up a total of 355 yards, with 241 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 165th in rush yards allowed per-game. Currently, Liberty is ranked 15th in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 114 yards through the air.
On offense, the Flames are averaging 25.0 points per-game, good for 107th in the NCAA. So far, a majority of their touchdowns have come on the ground, as they have rushed for 4, while throwing for 2. On the ground, Liberty hands the ball off an average of 44.0 times per-game, leading to an average of 216.0 yards per contest. This output places them 33rd in college football. Heading into the game, the Flames will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per-game average of 202.5 yards places them 121st in the NCAA. So far, they are the 109th ranked team in attempts per contest (30.0).
Demon Deacons Preview:
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons travel to take on the Liberty Flames in a non-conference matchup with an overall record of 2-0. So far, they have yet to play a game in the Atlantic Coast.
In their last game, Wake Forest defeated Vanderbilt 45-25, despite being the 13.5 point underdogs. The two team’s combined to score 70 points, surpassing the over-under betting line of 65.0. In the loss, the team’s defense gave up a total of 294 yards, with 113 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 49th in rush yards allowed per-game. Currently, Wake Forest is ranked 41st in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 181 yards through the air.
The Demon Deacons head into the game with the 23rd ranked scoring offense at 44.5 points per-game. Currently, they have scored a majority of their touchdowns through the air, with 7 receiving touchdowns compared to 3 rushing scores. When looking at the team’s performance in the run game, they are currently 59th in yards per-game at 182.5. On average, they hand the ball off 40.5 times per contest. So far, the Demon Deacons are the 31st ranked team in pass yards per-game, with an average of 297.0. This has come while throwing the ball an average of 30.0 times per contest, placing them 111st in the NCAA.
Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NCAFF Game
In terms of betting, the Flames have an ATS record of 1-1-0. Their current over-under record sits at 1-1-0. In their last 5 games away from home, the Flames have a straight up record of 3-2-0 while going 1-4-0 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 28.4 points per game in these contests.
In terms of betting, the Demon Deacons have an ATS record of 1-0-0. Their current over-under record sits at 1-0-0. In their last 5 home games, Wake Forest has averaged 38.4 points per game while allowing 27.6. The team’s record in this stretch was 4-1-0 while going 2-2-1.
Flames vs Demon Deacons Pick
Free Spread Prediction: Liberty Flames 16.5
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