Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs. Arkansas Razorbacks - 12/4/15 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Arkansas Razorbacks (3-3) at Wake Forest Demon Deacons (5-2)
College Basketball: Friday, December 4, 2015 at 7:00 pm (Joel Coliseum)
The Line: Wake Forest Demon Deacons -4 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
TV: ESPN 3
The Arkansas Razorbacks will travel to play the Wake Forest Demon Deacons in a non-conference game.
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are 5-2 and are coming off of a win against Rutgers by a score of 69-68. Wake Forest used a 16-2 run in the second half to get back into the game and get the win in the final seconds. Devin Thomas led Wake Forest with 23 points and 17 rebounds in this game. Mitchell Wilbekin added 12 points and 4 rebounds for Wake Forest. Wake Forest was out rebounded by a total of 46-45 and had 11 assists in their victory. Wake Forest is averaging 77.9 points per game while giving up 79.3 points per game. Wake Forest is also averaging 43.6 rebounds per game and 11 assists per game. Devin Thomas is averaging 18.4 points per game and 11.3 rebounds per game. Bryant Crawford is averaging 14.3 points per game and 4.2 assists per game. Wake Forest is shooting 69.3% on free throws, 30.5% on three-pointers, and 43.3% on all field goal attempts
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The Arkansas Razorbacks are 3-3 and are coming off of a win against Northwestern State by a score of 117-78. Arkansas raced out to a large lead and was up 16-points at halftime, which led to an easy victory. Moses Kingsley led Arkansas with 21 points and 10 rebounds. Jabril Durham added 14 points and 10 assists for Arkansas. Arkansas out rebounded their opponent by a total of 45-29 and had 24 assists in their victory. Arkansas is averaging 85.8 points per game while giving up 76.8 points per game. Arkansas is also averaging 38.7 rebounds per game and 19 assists per game. Dusty Hannahs leads Arkansas with 18 points per game. Moses Kingsley is averaging 16.7 points per game and 10.2 rebounds per game. Arkansas is shooting 72.6% on free throws, 41.5% on three-pointers, and 46.1% on all field goal attempts.
Arkansas is 0-6 ATS in their last 6 games overall. Arkansas is 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games against the ACC. The under is 5-2 in the Arkansas last 7 games overall. Wake Forest is 1-4 ATS in their last 5 home games. Wake Forest is 1-5 ATS in their last 6 games against the SEC. The under is 4-0 in Wake Forest’s last 4 games overall.
Wake Forest seems to be the better team in this matchup, and should have the rebounding advantage. Arkansas has been able to score a lot early on, but Wake Forest should be able to control the tempo. I am picking Wake Forest in this one.