Don't miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Blue Hose and Demon Deacons. The game is starting at 3:00 ET on ACC, and it's hosted by the Demon Deacons at Lawrence Joel Coliseum in Winston-Salem, NC. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this non-conference contest is set at 145.5 points, with the Demon Deacons being the favored team playing at home against the Blue Hose.


The Pick: Presbyterian Blue Hose +20

This game will be played at Lawrence Joel Coliseum at 3:00 ET on Thursday, December 21st.


  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 75-68 in favor of the Demon Deacons.
  • Even though we have Wake Forest winning straight-up, we like Presbyterian at +20.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 145.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 143 points.

Do the Blue Hose Have What it Takes in Winston-Salem?

Presbyterian has a game against Wake Forest today, which will be their 14th of the season. So far, they have a record of 7-6. Looking at their last ten road games, Presbyterian has a 3-7 record, going back to last year. In regards to Presbyterian's performance against the spread this season, they currently hold a 5-4 record. However, in their last five games, they have gone 1-3 vs. the spread.

Presbyterian's games have, on average, featured 145.8 points per game leading to an over/under record of 5-4-0. Their average over/under line is currently 143.2 points so far. The Blue Hose have an over/under record of 1-1 in their last three games, with their games averaging 160 points per game.

Most recently, the Presbyterian offense finished with just 61 points vs. Furman. For the game, they hit 4/21 three-point attempts and a field goal percentage of 39.7%. Leading Presbyterian in scoring vs. Furman was Marquis Barnett with his 14 points. Jonah Pierce also added 11 points for the Blue Hose.

The Blue Hose's defense is presently ranked 151st nationally, allowing an average of 70.8 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Presbyterian's defense has allowed opponents to shoot 39.8% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 30.4% this season.

Will the Demon Deacons Live Up to Expectations at Home?

Wake Forest comes into today's game against Presbyterian with a 7-3 record for the season. In their previous ten home games, which includes last year, they have a 7-3 record. As of now, Wake Forest holds a 3-4 record against the spread heading into today's game. Over their last five games, the team has gone 3-2 vs. the spread.

In 10 games, Wake Forest comes in with an over/under mark of 3-4-0, with their games averaging 151.6 points per game. The Demon Deacons' have recorded an over/under record of 1-2 in their last three games, with their games averaging 140 points per game.

Wake Forest's offense is coming off a good game, putting up 82 points vs. Florida. Overall, they hit 49.1% of their shots from the field and went 20/29 from the free-throw line. The top scorer for the Demon Deacons was Hunter Sallis with 24 points, while Andrew Carr also chipped in with 22 points.

So far, the Demon Deacons' defense is ranked 108th in the country at 68.4 points per contest. The Wake Forest defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 71 points and allowed Florida to connect on 6 threes.