Wake Forest vs. Louisville - 1/4/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Louisville Cardinals (12-1) at Wake Forest Demon Deacons (8-6)
College Basketball: Sunday, January 4, 2015 at 8:00 pm (Joel Coliseum)
The Line: Wake Forest Demon Deacons +12 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons and the Louisville Cardinals face off on Sunday at Lawrence Joel Veterans memorial Coliseum in college basketball action as both teams play their ACC opener.
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 8-6 this season and they have won their last three games in a row. Wake Forest is averaging 70.2 points and they are shooting 42 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 66.4 points and their opponents are shooting 43.1 percent. Codi Miller-McIntyre leads the Demon Deacons averaging 13.1 points and 5.0 rebounds per game. Devin Thomas is averaging 10.7 points and 9.6 rebounds, Konstantinos Mitoglou is averaging 8.4 points and 5.1 rebounds, and Mitchell Wilbekin is averaging 8.0 points. Wake Forest is 6-3 at home this season and this is their first game this year against a ranked team.
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The Louisville Cardinals are 12-1 this season and ranked fifth in the nation with their lone loss coming to top ranked Kentucky. Louisville is averaging 74.1 points and they are shooting 43.1 percent from the floor while defensively they are allowing 54.2 points and their opponents are shooting 35 percent. Terry Rozier leads the Caridnals averaging 17.1 points and 5.8 rebounds per game. Montrezl Harrell is averaging 16 points and 9.2 rebounds, Wayne Blackshear is averaging 13.3 points and 5.8 rebounds, Chris Jones is averaging 11.4 points. This is Louisville’s 11th home game of the season.
The line looks to be on the light side as Louisville is just the better team and I look for their defense to be suffocating.