Free NCAA Hoops Pick: Demon Deacons vs Blue Devils CBB Odds
Looking for Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs. Duke Blue Devils NCAA basketball free picks & CBB odds? CBB betting sees the Demon Deacons taking on the Blue Devils on Saturday, January 13th, 2018 at the Cameron Indoor Stadium, Durham, North Carolina. Cappers Picks provides complimentary expert handicapping picks on all college basketball matchups all season long so stay tuned for more FREE daily NCAA hoops predictions like this Demon Deacons Blue Devils matchup.
8-8 (1-3 ACC) Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs. Duke Blue Devils 14-2 (2-2 ACC)
Date: Saturday, January 13th, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM ET
Venue: Honda Center, Anaheim, California
CBB Moneyline Odds: OFF
CBB Betting Odds: Sooners -1.5
CBB Betting Total: 145
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The Wake Forest Demon Deacons are looking to get above .500 this season, and they travel to face ACC foe, Duke Blue Devils. Duke is currently ranked seventh in the nation at 14-2.
This will be the first meeting of this season between the two teams.
In their most recent matchup, February 18th, Duke won at Cameron Indoor, 99-94. Expect this years contest to be a little different.
Wake Forest Demon Deacons
Wake Forest is 1-3 in ACC play through four games. The Deamon Deacons have lost two in a row, and most recently dropped a ACC road game to Virginia Tech, 83-75.
Wake Forest shot 44 percent from the field and 36 percent from three point range in the eight point loss. Wake Forest also had 13 turnovers against Virginia Tech. They must protect the ball against Duke.
Before the loss to Virginia Tech, Wake Forest lost at Boston College, 77-71. The Demon Deacons shot the 34 percent from the floor and 46 percent from three in the road loss.
Wake Forest has lost a lot of talent from last years NCAA tournament roster. This year they are led by Bryan Crawford. who leads the team in scoring with 15.8 points per game this year.
Duke Blue Devils
The Duke Blue Devils are the most talented team in the ACC this season. The Blue Devils mixture of veterans and talented one and done players, makes the team one of the most dangerous in the country. Duke is coming off a dominating performance at Pittsburgh, 87-52.
Aside from last weeks beat down on the road against Pitt, the Blue Devils lost at NC State, 96-85. Duke shot 20 percent from three point land for the game, leading to the road loss.
Duke is loaded with talent again this season. Big man and future first round lottery pick Marvin Bagley Jr., leads the team in scoring and rebounding with 22 points and 11.8 rebounds per game this year. Senior Grayson Allen is scoring 16.4 points per game this year.
The Blue Devils are at Cameron Indoor, and the crowd is definitely going to be alive in this early game matchup. Duke has advantages at every position on the floor against Wake Forest.
CBB Betting Trends:
- WAKE are 9-2 ATS in their last 11 Sat. games.
- Over is 17-4 in WAKE last 21 vs. Atlantic Coast.
- Over is 7-1 in DUKE last 8 home games.
- Over is 12-2 in DUKE last 14 games as a favorite.
- WAKE are 4-13 ATS in the last 17 meetings in Duke.
Free Wake Forest Demon Deacons vs. Duke Blue Devils NCAAB Prediction:
Expect the Demon Deacons to rely heavily on the play of Bryant Crawford and Keyshaun Woods. They both are going to have to score 20 or more to keep this one close.
Freshman Marvin Bagley Jr. should have his way at home against Wake Forest. The Demon Deacons have no chance at guarding him in the painted area. Duke’s Grayson Allen should easily score 20 points or more in this game.
4* Free CBB Betting Pick: Duke -16. A final score prediction is provided below!)
Wake Forest might keep it close during the first few minutes, but that’s about it. Take the Blue Devils to cover at home.
NCAAB Free Score Prediction: Duke 86 – Wake Forest 63
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