Check out our free Demon Deacons vs Blue Devils pick and preview for NCAAF week 13 game in Durham. See who we like to win and cover the spread in this week’s NCAAF matchup.

Demon Deacons vs Blue Devils Pick & Preview: NCAAF Week 13 Betting Odds

Kickoff for this matchup between the Wake Forest Demon Deacons and Duke Blue Devils is set for 3:30 PM ET. The game will be played in Durham, NC at Wallace Wade Stadium with ACCN carrying television coverage. Wake Forest comes into this Atlantic Coast contest, as the -3.5 point road favorite. The over-under point total is currently set at 66.5.

Demon Deacons vs Blue Devils Matchup at a Glance

  • Sport: NCAAF
  • Teams: Wake Forest Demon Deacons at Duke Blue Devils
  • Where: Durham at Wallace Wade Stadium
  • Date: Saturday, November 26th
  • Betting Odds:
  • WAKE -3.5, WAKE -165 | DUKE +135 O/U 66.5

Demon Deacons Preview:

As the Demon Deacons travel to take on the Duke Blue Devils, they have an overall record of 7-4. This includes going 3-4 in Atlantic Coast action.

In their last matchup, Wake Forest knocked off Syracuse by a score of 45-35. The Demon Deacons went into the game as -9.5 point favorites, leading to an ATS win. The two team’s combined to score 80 points, surpassing the over-under betting line of 58.5. In the loss, the team’s defense gave up a total of 477 yards, with 120 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 73rd in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, Wake Forest is ranked 163rd in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 357 yards through the air.

Coming into this week’s game, the Wake Forest offense is averaging 37.36. So far, big plays have been hard to come by for the unit, as they rank poorly in explosive plays in both on the ground and through the air. However, they have an opportunity to put together an above average performance vs a Duke defense ranked 67th in EPA. One matchup to watch in this game, is if Wake Forest can generate some success in the run game. So far, the team is averaging 135.82 rush yards per game and have a matchup vs a Duke defense that is vulnerable up front. In the passing game, the Demon Deacons will look to continue their strong play, as they are the 18th ranked team in pass yards per game at, 311.64. So far, they are 53rd in pass attempts, at 35.91 per game.

Blue Devils Preview:

As the Blue Devils travel to take on the Wake Forest Demon Deacons, they have an overall record of 7-4. This includes going 4-3 in Atlantic Coast action.

In their last game, Duke fell to Pittsburgh by a score of 28-26, but they were able to cover the spread as 6.5 point underdogs. The two team’s combined to score 54 points, surpassing the over-under betting line of 49.0. In the win, the team’s defense gave up a total of 310 yards, with 120 coming on the ground. So far, the team is ranked 25th in rush yards allowed per game. Currently, Duke is ranked 154th in passing yards allowed and is coming off a game in which they gave up 190 yards through the air.

Coming into this week’s game, the Duke offense is averaging 33.0. So far, big plays have been hard to come by for the unit, as they rank poorly in explosive plays in both on the ground and through the air. However, they have an opportunity to put together an above average performance vs a Wake Forest defense ranked 70th in EPA. One matchup to watch in this game, is if Duke can generate some success in the run game. So far, the team is averaging 191.0 rush yards per game and have a matchup vs a Wake Forest defense that is vulnerable up front. Heading into the game, the Blue Devils will be looking to turn things around in the passing game, as their per game average of 222.36 yards places them 102nd in the NCAA. So far, they are the 137th ranked team in attempts per contest (29.91).

Odds & Free Betting Analysis for this NCAFF Game

In terms of betting, the Demon Deacons have an ATS record of 6-4-0. Their current over-under record sits at 5-5-0. Through their last 5 road contests, the Demon Deacons offense has averaged 31.2 points per game while allowing an average of 26.8. Wake Forest posted an overall record of 3-2-0 while going 3-2-0 ATS.

In terms of betting, the Blue Devils have an ATS record of 7-3-0. Their current over-under record sits at 5-5-0. In their last 5 home games, Duke has averaged 35.2 points per game while allowing 16.4. The team’s record in this stretch was 4-1-0 while going 4-1-0.

Demon Deacons vs Blue Devils Pick

Free Spread Prediction: Duke Blue Devils 3.5

Free Total Prediction: Over 66.5

 


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