Louisville at Wake Forest - 10/30/15 College Football Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Louisville Cardinals (3-4) at Wake Forest Demon Deacons (3-5)
College Football: Friday, October 30, 2015 at 7:00 pm (BB&T Field)
The Line: Wake Forest Demon Deacons +11.5 -- Over/Under: 42 See the Latest Odds
The Louisville Cardinals and Wake Forest Demon Deacons play Friday night at BB&T Field.
The Louisville Cardinals look for their second road win to get back to a .500 record. Lamar Jackson is completing 55.4 percent of his passes for 1,135 yards, six touchdowns and seven interceptions. Jackson has four passing touchdowns in his last three games. James Quick and Jaylen Smith have combined for 562 receiving yards and four touchdowns while Jamari Staples has 10 receptions. The Louisville Cardinals ground game is averaging 150.2 yards per contest, and Jackson leads the way with 482 yards and six touchdowns. Defensively, Louisville is allowing 22.3 points and 315.4 yards per game. James Burgess leads the Cardinals with 60 tackles, Chucky Williams has two interceptions and Trevon Young has five sacks. Jaire Alexander, Jaylen Smith and Alphonso Carter are questionable.
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The Wake Forest Demon Deacons could use a big home victory after losing four of their last five games. John Wolford is completing 62.1 percent of his passes for 1,012 yards, six touchdowns and five interceptions. Wolford is questionable with an ankle injury. K.J. Brent and Cortez Lewis have combined for 782 receiving yards and two touchdowns while Cam Serigne has 35 receptions. The Wake Forest Demon Deacons ground game is averaging 118.7 yards per contest, and Kendall Hinton leads the way with 330 yards and six touchdowns. Defensively, Wake Forest is allowing 23.4 points and 348.6 yards per game. Brandon Chubb leads the Demon Deacons with 66 tackles, Marquel Lee has 2.5 sacks and Brad Watson has eight pass deflections.
The Cardinals are 26-9 ATS in their last 35 road games and 1-4 ATS vs. a team with a losing record. The Demon Deacons are 5-2 ATS in their last 7 home games and 2-5 ATS in their last 7 games overall.
Louisville is showing signs of getting back on track and has been a terrific road covering team over the years. The Demon Deacons simply aren't good enough offensively to trust in this situation. I'll take the Cards by double digits.