Don't miss out on the NCAA showdown between the Demon Deacons and Blue Devils. The game is starting at 7:00 ET on ESPN, and it's hosted by the Blue Devils at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, NC. Get ready to place your bets! The over/under for this game is set at 151.5 points, and Duke is favored by -7 vs. Wake Forest in a Atlantic Coast conference matchup.

WAKE FOREST DEMON DEACONS VS DUKE BLUE DEVILS BETTING PICK

The Pick: Duke Blue Devils -7

This game will be played at Cameron Indoor Stadium at 7:00 ET on Monday, February 12th.

WHY BET THE DUKE BLUE DEVILS:

  • We have this one finishing with a projected score of 76-68 in favor of the Blue Devils.
  • Not only will Duke pick up the win, but look for them to cover at -7.
  • The over/under is currently sitting at 151.5 points, and we like the under with a projected 144 points.

Will Wake Forest Come Through as Road Underdogs?

Wake Forest is coming off an 83-79 win over North Carolina State, and they have won three straight games. For the season, the Demon Deacons are 16-7, including an 8-4 mark in Atlantic Coast Conference play.

On the road, Wake Forest has a record of 2-5, and their average scoring margin is -0.9 points per game. As the underdog, the Demon Deacons are 1-5 this season.

When looking at Wake Forest's ATS record this season, they are just a game above .500 at 12-10-1. On the road, their ATS mark is just 2-5, and over their last 10 games as the underdog, the Demon Deacons are just 2-8 vs. the spread.

This season, the over/under record for Wake Forest games is 14-9. On average, their games have finished with 151.2 points compared to an average over/under line of 147.8, a differential of 3.4 points. So far, 11 of their games have finished with more points than today's line of 151.5. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 2-1 with an average scoring total of 153 points.

In their recent game, the Demon Deacons' offense concluded with 83 points, consistent with their ongoing season average of 80.8 points per contest. Hunter Sallis led the team in scoring, putting up 33 points. Additionally, Andrew Carr contributed 15 points for the Demon Deacons.

Coming into today's game, the Wake Forest defense is giving up an average of 70.4 points per contest. On average, opposing teams are hitting 6.0 threes per game vs. Duke. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 31.1%.

Will Duke Win at Home?

Duke enters this game as the favorite, something they have been in 21 of their 23 games this season. They have a record of 17-4 when favored, including a 13-2 mark at home.

Recently, Duke has been playing well at home, going 4-1 in their last five games and 9-1 in their last 10. They have also won three in a row at home.

As the favorite this season, Duke has gone 11-10 against the spread. At home, the Blue Devils are 9-6 vs. the spread this year and 7-3 in their last 10. In their last three games at Cameron Indoor Stadium, Duke has an ATS mark of 2-1.

This season, the over/under record for Duke games is 11-10-1. The average point total in their games is 149.2 while the average over/under line is 146.2, resulting in an average margin of +3. So far, 13 of their games have finished with more points than today's line of 151.5. Over their last three games, the over/under record is 1-2 with an average scoring total of 148 points.

Duke's offense had a good outing, putting up 80 points against Boston College. They achieved a 47.6% field goal percentage and went 10/13 from the free-throw line. Mark Mitchell led the team in scoring, putting up 17 points. Additionally, Kyle Filipowski contributed 16 points for the Blue Devils.

At this time, the Blue Devils' defense is positioned 70th in the country, permitting 67.6 points per game. The Duke defense is coming off a game in which they gave up a total of 65 points and allowed Boston College to connect on 10 threes.