Duke vs. Wake Forest: College Basketball Betting Preview, Tips And Picks – February 12, 2024

Written By PlayPicks Staff on February 11, 2024

On Monday at Cameron Indoor Stadium, the No. 9 Duke Blue Devils (18-5, 9-3 ACC) will play the Wake Forest Demon Deacons (16-7, 8-4 ACC) — with Kyle Filipowski and Andrew Carr among the players to watch — tipping off at 7:00 PM ET. Monday’s matchup between the Blue Devils and the Demon Deacons features the Blue Devils as solid 7-point favorites. The matchup’s over/under is 156.

Duke vs. Wake Forest Betting Lines

Duke vs Wake Forest Betting Information
Favorite Spread Total
Duke -7 156 points

Computer Picks

Spread Pick Wake Forest (+7)
Total Pick Under (156)

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Duke vs. Wake Forest Stat Rankings

Duke Avg. (Rank) Wake Forest Avg. (Rank)
80.7 (40th) Points Scored 80.8 (36th)
67.6 (72nd) Points Allowed 70.4 (136th)
(1st) Rebounds (1st)
8.7 (177th) Off. Rebounds 6.9 (309th)
8.1 (112th) 3pt Made 8.6 (72nd)
15.6 (48th) Assists 12.4 (238th)
9.0 (15th) Turnovers 10.5 (103rd)

Duke vs. Wake Forest Betting Trends

  • The Blue Devils have covered the spread 12 times in 23 games.
  • As 7-point favorites or more, Duke is 8-7-1 against the spread.
  • The Blue Devils have played 23 games this year, and 11 of them have gone over the total.
  • Duke and its opponent have broken the 156-point mark six times this year.
  • The over/under for this game is 156 points, 7.7 more than the average point total for Blue Devils games this season.
  • Wake Forest has 11 wins in 21 games against the spread this season.
  • The Demon Deacons are winless ATS (0-1) when playing as at least 7-point underdogs this year.
  • Out of 23 Duke’s games so far this year, 11 have hit the over.
  • There have been 10 Demon Deacons games this season with more than 156 points scored.
  • The over/under for this game is 4.8 points higher than the average scoring total for Wake Forest’s games of 151.2.

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Duke Impact Players

  • Filipowski is tops on his team in both points (17.2) and rebounds (8.2) per game, and also puts up 2.8 assists. Defensively, he puts up 1.2 steals and 1.7 blocked shots.
  • Jared McCain posts 12.7 points, 4.7 rebounds and 1.7 assists per contest. Defensively, he delivers 1.1 steals and 0.0 blocked shots.
  • Jeremy Roach averages 14.0 points, 2.4 rebounds and 3.0 assists per contest, shooting 47.5% from the floor and 44.3% from beyond the arc with 1.6 made 3-pointers per contest.
  • Mark Mitchell is putting up 12.7 points, 1.3 assists and 6.4 rebounds per contest.
  • Tyrese Proctor leads his team in assists per game (3.7), and also averages 10.6 points and 2.9 rebounds. At the other end, he averages 0.7 steals and 0.2 blocked shots.

Wake Forest Impact Players

  • Hunter Sallis is the Demon Deacons’ top scorer (18.5 points per game), and he averages 2.4 assists and 4.0 rebounds.
  • Carr is the Demon Deacons’ top rebounder (6.9 per game), and he contributes 14.1 points and 1.3 assists.
  • Kevin Miller is putting up a team-high 3.9 assists per game. And he is producing 16.3 points and 2.7 rebounds, making 47.1% of his shots from the floor and 33.8% from beyond the arc, with 1.0 treys per game.
  • The Demon Deacons get 14.3 points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game from Cameron Hildreth.
  • The Demon Deacons get 8.8 points, 8.3 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game from Efton Reid.

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