Wake Forest vs. Coastal Carolina - 11/23/16 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Coastal Carolina Chanticleers (2-3) at Wake Forest Demon Deacons (4-1)
College Basketball: Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 7:30 pm (Joel Coliseum)
The Line: Wake Forest Demon Deacons -14.5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers and Wake Forest Demon Deacons meet Wednesday night in college basketball action at the Lawrence Joel Coliseum.
The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers hope for a big road victory to get back to a .500 record. The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers are averaging 70.8 points on 40.8 percent shooting and allowing 69.8 points on 39.2 percent shooting. Elijah Wilson is averaging 16 points and 3.8 rebounds while Jaylen Shaw is averaging 12 points and 3.6 assists. Demario Beck is grabbing 6.6 rebounds and Colton Ray-St Cyr is dishing 2.6 assists. The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers are shooting 35.3 percent from beyond the arc and 68.5 percent from the free throw line. The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers are allowing 34.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.2 rebounds per game. The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers have won five of their last eight road games.
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The Wake Forest Demon Deacons look to remain unbeaten at home to build on a solid 4-1 start to the season. The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are averaging 86.4 points on 52 percent shooting and allowing 74.2 points on 45.3 percent shooting. John Collins is averaging 18.6 points and 7.6 rebounds while Keyshawn Woods is averaging 14.8 points and 3.8 assists. Bryant Crawford is the third double-digit scorer and Konstantinos Mitoglou is grabbing 5.6 rebounds. The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are shooting 44.3 percent from beyond the arc and 77.5 percent from the free throw line. The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are allowing 36.6 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 31.6 rebounds per game. The Wake Forest Demon Deacons have lost six of their last nine home games.
The Chanticleers are 12-5 ATS in their last 17 games following a straight up win. The Demon Deacons are 3-13 ATS in their last 16 home games and 3-1-1 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The over is 22-9 in Demon Deacons last 31 home games and the under is 9-1-1 in Chanticleers last 11 overall.
Coastal Carolina has been downright blown out in its three losses and has really struggling shooting the basketball. It's the other side of the coin for Wake Forest, a team shooting well over 50 percent in five games and knocking down the three ball as well. This is a game the Demon Deacons should win by double digits.