Miami vs. Wake Forest - 2/7/18 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction
Wake Forest Demon Deacons (9-14) at Miami Hurricanes (17-5)
College Basketball: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 7:00 pm (Watsco Center)
The Line: Miami Hurricanes --8.5 -- Over/Under: 145 See the Latest Odds
ACC college basketball rivals the Wake Forest Demon Deacons and the Miami Hurricanes collide on Wednesday night.
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are fighting for survival after dropping eight of nine where both ends of the floor have struggle. Wake Forest comes in off of a 75-67 loss to the Clemson Tigers as a 2.5 point home dog where the difference between winning and losing was a few free throws and long balls.
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Bryant Crawford topped the Demon Deacons offense with 16 points, five boards and six assists on 4-12 from the floor and 6-6 at the line. Wake Forest received 13 points from Keyshawn Woods while Olivier Sarr, Donovan Mitchell and Doral Moore scored nine points each with Doral hauling in 13 rebounds.
The Miami Hurricanes have quietly pieced together wins in five of six after going to Virginia Tech and defeating the Hokies 84-75 on Saturday as a five point underdog. The Hurricanes connected on 50.9% from the floor including 10-21 from beyond the arc with a 16-9 edge at the stripe.
Miami rode the production of Anthony Lawrence Jr. as he led all scorers with 25 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks on 9-10 from the floor. The Hurricanes received 14 points each from Lonnie Walker and Dejan Vasiljevic with Ja’Quan Newton adding 12 points and six boards on 4-7.
Wake Forest are 1-8 ATS in their last 9 games overall and Wake Forest are 1-8 ATS in their last 9 vs. Atlantic Coast. Over is 7-1 in Miami last 8 overall and over is 7-1 in Miami last 8 vs. Atlantic Coast and Miami are 3-11 ATS in their last 14 Wednesday games.
I think the line is about right but the way Wake Forest is going I’d take a shot with Miami or look elsewhere…