Florida State vs. Wake Forest - College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Wake Forest Demon Deacons (9-11) at Florida State Seminoles (10-10)
College Basketball: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Tucker Center)
The Line: Florida State Seminoles -4 See the Latest Odds
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons and Florida State Seminoles meet Wednesday at the Donald L. Tucker Center.
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons have lost five of their last six games and play their seventh true road game. On the season, Wake Forest is averaging 70.6 points on 42.7 percent shooting and is allowing 69.5 points on 44.1 percent shooting. Codi Miller-McIntyre is averaging 13.7 points and four assists while Devin Thomas is averaging 13.1 points and 10 rebounds. Konstantinos Mitoglou is grabbing 4.6 rebounds and Mitchell Wilbekin is shooting 39.6 percent. The Wake Forest Demon Deacons have eight players averaging at least 5.1 points, and they’re shooting 64.3 percent from the line and 32.7 percent from deep. Defensively, Wake Forest is allowing 30.8 percent shooting from deep and has given up 73 or or more points in four of its last six games.
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The Florida State Seminoles have lost five of their last seven games and look for their third ACC win. On the season, FSU is averaging 69 points on 46.3 percent shooting and is allowing 68.6 points on 44.1 percent shooting. Xavier Rathan-Mayes is averaging 13.8 points and 4.7 assists while Montay Brandon is averaging 13 points and 5.5 rebounds. Devon Bookert is the third player averaging double-digit points and Phil Cofer is grabbing 4.9 rebounds. The Florida State Seminoles have six players averaging at least 5.6 points, and they’re shooting 66.2 percent from the line and 27.4 percent from beyond the arc. Defensively, FSU is allowing 33.2 percent shooting from deep and has given up 70 or more points in five of its last six games.
The Demon Deacons are 4-0 ATS in their last 4 road games and 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a S.U. loss. The Seminoles are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 home games and 1-6-1 ATS in their last 8 games following a ATS win. The Demon Deacons are 1-5 ATS in the last 6 meetings.
FSU and its athletes should really give a long Wake Forest team some issues. When you add in the home crowd, the Seminoles should be able to cover such a small number.