Wake Forest vs. Louisville
|Date & Time||Saturday October 12, 2019, 7:30 PM (EDT)|
Winston Salem, NC
Wake Forest -110.01
ACC Conference foes will clash on Saturday night, when the Louisville Cardinals visit BB&T Field to battle the Wake Forest Demon Deacons. The Cardinals have won three of their first five games and are averaging 32 points per game. On Saturday, Louisville snapped a nine-game ACC losing streak with a 41-39 home victory versus Boston College.
Louisville kicker Blanton Creque nailed a 41-yard field goal with just over a minute remaining to provide the winning margin. Javian Hawkins rushed for 172 yards and a score on 25 carries for the Cardinals.
The Wake Forest Demon Deacons have won five straight games to start the season and are ranked 19th in the country. Last time out, Wake Forest went on the road and came away with a 27-24 victory against Boston College. The Demon Deacons were outgained by a 533-440 margin and turned the ball over twice on the afternoon.
Wake Forest QB Jamie Newman threw for 243 yards and rushed for 102 yards on 23 carries. Scotty Washington caught five passes for 94 yards and a touchdown for the Demon Deacons.
Louisville won the first for meetings in this series, but Wake Forest has won the last two games by 31 total points. The Cardinals went over 600 yards of total offense in their last game and the Demon Deacons have one of the most explosive offenses in football. Take the over on Saturday. Final Score Prediction, Wake Forest Demon Deacons 41-35.