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Boston College vs. Wake Forest - 1/6/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Wake Forest Demon Deacons (8-6) at Boston College Eagles (10-5)

College Basketball: Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 4:00 pm (Conte Forum)

The Line: Boston College Eagles -5 -- Over/Under: See the Latest Odds

TV: ESPN Extra

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons go on the road to battle the Boston College Eagles in an ACC college basketball tilt.

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are eying back to back conference wins after knocking off the Syracuse Orange 73-67 as a 1.5 point home favorite. Wake Forest held a small 44.6%-42% shooting advantage with six more looks at the basket which was enough to secure the win.

Boston College vs. Wake Forest - 1/6/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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The balanced Demon Deacons attack featured a 19 point, three pull and five assist performance from Bryant Crawford on 7-20 including 4-9 from distance while Terrence Thompson added 13 points and seven boards on 5-8 from the floor. Wake Forest received ten points and eight helpers from Mitchell Wilbekin on 3-6 while Doral Moore scored eight points and hauled in nine rebounds.

The Boston College Eagles are 0-2 in the Atlantic Coast with both losses coming by a combined five points. Boston College comes off of a 74-70 loss to the visiting Clemson Tigers as a 5.5 point underdog. The Eagles rally from a 15 point halftime deficit fell short with Clemson holding an 18-5 advantage at the foul line.

Boston College stayed competitive because of Jerome Robinson who led all scorers with 28 points and four assists on 11-18 from the floor including a 6-9 effort on threes. Ky Bowman gave the Demon Deacons 19 points, nine rebounds and six assists while Nik Popovic netted 12 points and snagged six boards.                   

Wake Forest are 9-1 ATS in their last 10 Saturday games and over is 11-3 in Wake last 14 road games and over is 16-5 in Wake Forest last 21 vs. Atlantic Coast. Over is 9-2 in Boston College last 11 home games and Boston College are 2-7 ATS in their last 9 Saturday games and over is 12-4 in Boston College last 16 vs. Atlantic Coast. Over is 13-5 in the last 18 meetings and favorite is 13-6 ATS in the last 19 meetings.

At the very worse these teams are on equal footing so I’ll take the points and the Demon Deacons…

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