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Wake Forest vs Duke Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - February 24

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Wake Forest vs Duke Basketball Prediction, Best Bets, Spread & Odds - February 24

The Wake Forest Demon Deacons (17-9, 9-6 ACC) aim to build on a 13-game home win streak when they host the Duke Blue Devils (21-5, 12-3 ACC) on February 24, 2024.

Before you place your bet on this game at FanDuel Sportsbook, here are the NCAA basketball odds and spreads you need to know.

Wake Forest vs. Duke Game Info and Odds

  • Game Day: Saturday, February 24, 2024
  • Game Time: 2:00 PM ET
  • TV Channel: ESPN
  • Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Arena: Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Wake Forest vs. Duke Picks and Prediction

All college basketball win probability predictions and picks are according to numberFire.
Prediction: Wake Forest win (52.3%)

Here's a look at some betting insights for Wake Forest (-2.5) versus Duke on Saturday. The over/under is set at 150.5 points for this game.

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Wake Forest vs. Duke: ATS Betting Stats and Trends

  • Wake Forest is 14-12-0 ATS this season.
  • Duke has put together a 15-11-0 ATS record so far this season.
  • Wake Forest covers the spread when it is a 2.5-point favorite or more 68.8% of the time. That's more often than Duke covers as an underdog of 2.5 or more (never covered this season).
  • When playing at home, the Demon Deacons have a better record against the spread (10-4-0) compared to their ATS record in away games (3-6-0).
  • Against the spread, the Blue Devils have performed better at home (9-6-0) than away (4-5-0).
  • Wake Forest's record against the spread in conference play is 8-7-0.
  • Duke has covered the spread eight times in 15 ACC games.

Wake Forest vs. Duke: Moneyline Betting Stats

  • Wake Forest has been the moneyline favorite in 17 games this season and has come away with the win 16 times (94.1%) in those contests.
  • The Demon Deacons have a win-loss record of 15-1 when favored by -144 or better by sportsbooks this year.
  • Duke has been the moneyline underdog just two other times so far this season, and it split the games.
  • The Blue Devils have a record of 3-1 when playing as a moneyline underdog with odds of +118 or longer (75%).
  • The moneyline set for this matchup implies Wake Forest has a 59% chance of walking away with the win.

Wake Forest vs. Duke Head-to-Head Comparison

  • Wake Forest is outscoring opponents by 10.1 points per game with a +262 scoring differential overall. It puts up 79.4 points per game (55th in college basketball) and allows 69.3 per contest (108th in college basketball).
  • Wake Forest's leading scorer, Hunter Sallis, is 72nd in college basketball scoring 18.3 points per game.
  • Duke's +346 scoring differential (outscoring opponents by 13.3 points per game) is a result of putting up 80.5 points per game (33rd in college basketball) while allowing 67.2 per outing (57th in college basketball).
  • Kyle Filipowski is 135th in college basketball with a team-high 16.9 points per game.
  • The Demon Deacons come out on top in the rebound battle by an average of 2.3 boards. They are collecting 35.5 rebounds per game (178th in college basketball) compared to their opponents' 33.2 per contest.
  • Efton Reid paces the Demon Deacons with 8.2 rebounds per game (80th in college basketball play).
  • The Blue Devils come out on top in the rebound battle by an average of 4.5 boards. They are pulling down 36.5 rebounds per game (125th in college basketball) compared to their opponents' 32.
  • Filipowski averages 8.2 rebounds per game (80th in college basketball) to lead the Blue Devils.
  • Wake Forest ranks 30th in college basketball by averaging 102.6 points per 100 possessions on offense, and defensively is 104th in college basketball, allowing 89.6 points per 100 possessions.
  • The Blue Devils score 105.7 points per 100 possessions (12th in college basketball), while allowing 88.2 points per 100 possessions (63rd in college basketball).

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