Wake Forest vs Louisville Prediction, Odds & Betting Trends for College Football Week 9 Game on FanDuel
Wake Forest vs Louisville Week 9 Game Info
2022 NCAA College Football Game
No. 10 Wake Forest Demon Deacons (6-1, 2-1 ACC) vs. Louisville Cardinals (4-3, 2-3 ACC)
Date: Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022
Time: 3:30 p.m. ET
Venue: Cardinal Stadium — Louisville, KY
Coverage: ACC Network
Week 9 of the 2022 NCAA college football season includes an ACC Atlantic Division showdown between the No. 10 Wake Forest Demon Deacons and Louisville Cardinals. Wake Forest is up to No. 10 in the AP Poll following a 43-15 beatdown of Boston College.
Meanwhile, Louisville is 2-3 in ACC play with all three losses vs Atlantic Division opponents. But the Cardinals have won two straight games by double-digits entering this contest.
Wake Forest vs Louisville Odds & Spread
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Moneyline: WF: (-182) | LOU: (+150)
Spread: WF: -4.5 (-105) | LOU: +4.5 (-115)
Total: 62.5 — Over: (-110) | Under: (-110)
Wake Forest enters this contest as a small road favorite (-4.5). The moneyline on Wake Forest is -182, and the takeback on Louisville to win the game is +150. A higher total is set at 62.5, but it opened Sunday in Las Vegas at 69.5.
Wake Forest vs Louisville Prediction & Pick
Wake Forest has won three straight games by double digits including over Florida State. The Deacons are also 6-1 SU and ATS with their only loss this season in overtime to Clemson, 51-45. Quarterback Sam Hartman has tossed 21 touchdowns. His only 2 INT's were against Liberty in a narrow 37-36 win, and Hartman passes for 292 yards per game - second highest in the conference. Wake Forest is also +7 in turnover margin which has helped them to a special season and top 10 ranking so far.
Louisville QB Malik Cunningham is fourth in the ACC in rushing with 503 yards and 9 touchdowns. He passes for 181 yards per game - second lowest in the conference. The Cardinals project to have a solid edge in rushing yards in this contest.
The game will be decided between Hartman and the Louisville pass defense. The Cardinals are the best in the ACC in getting after the quarterback and lead the conference with 25 sacks. Louisville has 10 interceptions - second most in the ACC. Both kickers are 9-for-10 in field goals, and a late game winning kick may be the difference.
Final Score Prediction: Louisville: 34 | Wake Forest: 31
Wake Forest vs Louisville Betting Trends
- Wake Forest is 7-1 straight up (SU) in their alst 8 games.
- Wake Forest is 7-1 against the spread (ATS) in their last 8 games.
- Louisville is 4-2 SU and ATS in their last 6 games.
- The total has hit the Over in the last 6 WF-LOU games.
Wake Forest vs Louisville Best Bet
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This series has gone Over the game total in each of the last six meetings. The stats and match-ups suggest more scoring this year as well. Last year both these quarterbacks passed for more than 300 yards in this meeting which Wake Forest won 37-34.
Louisville had 252 yards rushing and 242 passing against Florida State, so they are capable of balancing the attack against a mediocre, below average Wake Forest defense. Demon Deacons QB Sam Hartman should have another solid game, but he'll be under more pressure in another close contest which Louisville can win.
Bet: Louisville +4.5 (-115) and Moneyline (+150)
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